All posts by Melissa Villy

I'm Mina, the Jedi Librarian. I'm a teen services librarian, lover of all the books, and a lifelong Star Wars fan. I'm also secretly a Jedi.

Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 11: Rise of the Wookiees

In the latest volume of Star Wars Adventures, fight the First Order with Chewbacca, go on a hunt for lost knowledge with Emil Graf, and more.

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Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 10: Driving Force

In this Star Wars Adventures volume follow your favorite Resistance heroes on adventures big and small

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Star Wars Adventures Vol. 9: Fight the Empire!

Join your favorite Rebel heroes as they fight the Empire in this installment of IDW’s Star Wars Adventures

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Shadow And Bone | Netflix Preview

Netflix unveils character photos from their adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse Shadow And Bone books

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Book Review | Star Wars: The High Republic – Into the Dark

In Into The Dark, join a young Jedi Archivist on an unexpected adventure in the first Young Adult book for The High Republic.

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Book Review | Star Wars: The High Republic – A Test of Courage

In A Test Of Courage, meet some of the new characters of The High Republic in the first Middle-Grade story set in this new, unexplored era.

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Countdown To Christmas | ‘While You Were Sleeping’

Melissa continues our “Countdown to Christmas” season with the feel-good romantic comedy you didn’t know you needed!

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Stories of Light and Dark

Find out what your favorite Star Wars characters were thinking during the most memorable Clone Wars episodes.

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Book Review | Star Wars: Poe Dameron Free Fall (Melissa’s Review)

Learn the untold backstory of Poe Dameron in Star Wars: Free Fall.

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Comic Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 8: Defend the Republic

Join your favorite heroes as they fight to defend the Republic.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 7: Pomp and Circumstance

Join Poe, Han, Luke, Leia, Chewie, and more as they take on the bad guys and outrun some serious goons in the next installment of Star Wars Adventures.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 6: Flight of the Falcon

Get ready to hunt the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy with Bazine Netal in IDW’s Flight of the Falcon.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny

The Forces of Destiny shorts get their own comic tie in with this collected edition of IDW’s Star Wars Adventures

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Comics Review | Firefly: Legacy Edition

Everyone’s favorite ragtag crew of heroes who aim to misbehave continue the fight in a Legacy Edition of Firefly collected comics.

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Book Review | Unstoppable Wasp: Built on Hope (Young Adult)

The Unstoppable Wasp is back in this all-new young adult adventure from Sam Maggs

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Book Review: Con Quest! by Sam Maggs (Middle-Grade)

Melissa joins twins Alex and Cat for an adventure through fandom as they compete to win the Quest at their favorite convention.

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Lockdown Literature | Book Series to Binge for Adult Readers

Looking for something to read to pass the time? Then look no further than this list.

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Lockdown Literature | YA Series to Binge

Looking for something to read while stuck at home? Then look no further than this list of books for teens.

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Isolation Entertainment | A Knight’s Tale

Heath Ledger and Rufus Sewell star in this underrated gem from 2001 as a young squire trying to prove himself and the Count determined to expose him as a fraud.

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Galaxy Needs You

Melissa learns what makes us all special in this kid’s lead up to The Rise of Skywalker

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Book Review | Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: A Crash of Fate

The lives of two young people collide on Batuu in Zoraida Cordova’s Galaxy’s Edge tie-in ‘A Crash of Fate’.

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Book Review | Star Wars: Spark Of The Resistance

Rey, Poe, and Rose help the inhabitants of Minfar fight off the First Order in this Middle-Grade novel set after The Last Jedi.

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Review | Togo: The Untold True Story

Move over Balto, the story you think you know about the 1925 Nome Diptheria epidemic is about to get a whole new hero.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 5: Mechanical Mayhem

Droids run amok and cause all kind of problems for everyone from Padmé to Captain Antilles in Mechanical Mayhem.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 4: Destroyer Down

In this edition of Star Wars Adventures by IDW, follow Rey as she investigates a downed Star Destroyer on Jakku

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EXCLUSIVE | Interview With Timothy Zahn

A local Tampa Bay Comic Convention leads to an interview with Star Wars legend Timothy Zahn.

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Comic Review | Marvel’s The Unstoppable Wasp: G.I.R.L. Power

Meet Nadia Pym, daughter of the original Ant-Man, as she tries to make her way in New York City.

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Comic Review | Star Wars: Han Solo – Imperial Cadet (Marvel)

Han Solo learns what it’s like to be a grunt in the Imperial Navy in Han Solo: Imperial Cadet.

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Comic Review | The Mighty Thor Volume 5: The Death of the Mighty Thor

The Mighty Thor’s journey comes to an end in the battle to save Asgard. 

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Comic Review | The Mighty Thor Vol.4: The War Thor

Another Thor arrives on the scene as the War of the Realms rages on. Who is this mysterious, red-bearded Thor? 

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Comic Review | The Mighty Thor Vol. 3: The Asgard/Shi’ar War

The League of Realms rides again to attempt to save Alfheim and queen Aelsa from Malekith’s forces.

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Book Review | Choose Your Destiny: A Luke and Leia Adventure

Learn more of the Millennium Falcon’s long history in this Choose Your Own Adventure story featuring Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia

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Comics Review | Star Wars: Vol. 10 – The Escape

On the run from the Empire, Han, Luke, and Leia take some time off on the planet Hubin.

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Comics Review | Star Wars Volume 9: Hope Dies

The Rebel Alliance has been betrayed by their newest ally in Vol. 9: Hope Dies

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Book Review | Star Wars: Droidography

Master the nuts and bolts of your favorite droids in Harper Collins’ Droidography

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