Contributed by With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars comes a horde of fun merchandise, panels, and more, but the product I’ve been anticipating the most is a book. Specifically, it’s From a Certain Point of View: 40 Stories Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars , and it retells the plot of Episode IV: A New Hope from different perspectives. Each story is by a different author, and the contributors are wonderful : Claudia Gray, Chuck Wendig, Delilah Dawson, Renee Ahdieh, Daniel Jose Older, and Ken Liu are just a few of the names you might recognize from the list. I devoured the book pretty much the second it arrived on my doorstep – as I do with every Star Wars book that comes my way – but this one has lingered in my mind over the last couple of weeks. The way it retells a story we all are so familiar with, introducing new characters but also delivering the perspective of old ones that we thought we knew (such as Captain Antilles and the Bith band) is really revolutionary, and it left me wanting more. While I hope they do a volume like this for every movie, I’d […]