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.

Book Review | The Pirate Angel, the Talking Tree, and Captain Rabbit

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Rocket and Groot take center stage in this Middle-Grade novel

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Book Review | Lando’s Luck

Go on an adventure with Lando Calrissian and L3-37 in the Middle Grade novel Lando’s Luck.

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Comic Review | Star Wars: Poe Dameron Vol. 5 – The Spark and the Fire

The Poe Dameron comic series comes to an end with The Spark and the Fire

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Comic Review | Star Wars: Lando – Double or Nothing

In Lando: Double or Nothing, Lando Calrissian takes a job that will lead him to his destiny

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Comic Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 4: Smuggler’s Blues

Our favorite smugglers face some tricky situations in Smuggler’s Blues.

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Comic Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 3: Endangered

Our heroes find themselves Endangered in this volume of Star Wars Adventures.

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Comic Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 2: Unexpected Detour

In the second volume of Star Wars Adventures, our favorite heroes take an Unexpected Detour

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Comic Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 1: Heroes of the Galaxy

IDW’s Star Wars Adventures makes comics accessible to younglings in Heroes of the Galaxy

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Book Review | Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow (US Edition)

The long-awaited story of Padmé Amidala’s transition from Queen to Senator is finally told in E. K. Johnston’s Queen’s Shadow

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Book Review | Marvel’s Powers of a Girl (U.S Edition)

Marvel’s Powers of a Girl Showcases the Powerhouses of the Marvel Universe

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Comic Review | Mace Windu: Jedi of the Republic

An untold adventure from the early days of the Clone Wars finally comes to light in Mace Windu: Jedi of the Republic

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Rey’s Survival Guide (Replica Journal)

Learn to survive on Jakku with Rey’s Survival Guide by Jason Fry

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FOTF Comics | Poe Dameron Vol. 4: Legend Found

Continue the search for Lor San Tekka with Poe Dameron and Black Squadron

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FOTF Kid’s Corner | Review: Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

Celebrate Halloween with the dark lord of the sith in Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

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FOTF Kid’s Corner | Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter (Review)

Join the Resistance with Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter by Jason Fry

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The Clone Wars 10th Anniversary Special |10 Favorite Clone Wars Costumes

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary Melissa reveals her all-time favorite costumes from Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Star Wars: Middle Grade Books | The Mighty Chewbacca in the Forest of Fear!

Follow Chewbacca on his very own adventure

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FOTF Comics | Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir

Dark Horse’s Son of Dathomir is re-published under Marvel’s Banner

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Comics Focus: The Screaming Citadel

The gang reluctantly teams up with Aphra for a horrifying adventure

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FOTF Comics Focus | Continue the Adventure with Star Wars: Vol 4 and 5

The journey in Star Wars comics continues with volumes 4 and 5…

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FOTF Comics Focus | Poe Dameron: Vol 1-3

Join the Resistance with Poe Dameron and Black Squadron

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The Best Costumes of Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Melissa Villy picks her best costumes from a galaxy far, far away

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Children’s Book Focus: Chewie and the Porgs Review

There’s no problem with porgs for Melissa Villy, who delights in this charming picture book by Kevin Shinick and illustrated by Fiona Hsieh

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Book Review | Star Wars: Cobalt Squadron

Melissa Villy discovers more about Rose and Paige Tico as she joins them on a mission to fight the First Order in Elizabeth Wein’s novel

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Beru Whitesun Lars: From a Certain Point of View

Aunt Beru gets to have her say in Meg Cabot’s short story, as Melissa Villy makes a personal connection and continues our coverage of the FACPOV anthology

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Star Wars Inspirations in Stargate SG-1

References, nods, and inspired moments in the classic SciFi show

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Comics Focus: Han Solo Miniseries

Melissa Villy takes a space detour into comics to assess Marvel’s portrayal of that scoundrel, smuggler,  and hero

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