A new Star Wars novel series is coming called Star Wars: The High Republic – Light of the Jedi and will start an entirely new era of Star Wars spanning both Del Rey published books and Marvel published comics. This was the “Project Luminous” that was teased last year at Chicago Star Wars Celebration and has fueled speculation among the large Star Wars fan base.
There are few details so far on the new novel but we know that the author is Charles Soule who is best known for writing Daredevil, Death of Wolverine and many Marvel Star Wars comic books. The first mentions of this time period was in Marvel Comics’ Star Wars and Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren and predates the events of the films by a few hundred years. Some of these comic books were written by Soule as well.
The release date for Star Wars: The High Republic – Light of the Jedi is August 25, 2020. Del Rey will be publishing this book and is offering pre-oder on their website: Del Rey