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Del Rey is a science-fiction and fantasy imprint of Random House, beginning as an imprint of Ballantine Books in 1977. The imprint is responsible for most of Random House's science-fiction publications, including most of the Star Wars books (with the exception of novels published between 1991 and 1999, which are still reprinted as Bantam Spectra books).[source?]

In late June 2004, it renewed its contract with Lucas Licensing to extend its book licensing agreement through December 2008.[1] Eventually, the company renewed its contract once more, continuing to print Star Wars books.[source?]

In May 2022, Random House announced that all of its licenced publications, including Star Wars, were moving to a new imprint, Random House Worlds,[2] while Del Rey will refocus on publishing original speculative fiction.[3] The team who worked for Star Wars products under Del Rey moved to Random House.[4][5]

Del Rey has social media accounts under the label Star Wars Books that announce any news related to Star Wars books by Del Rey.[6][7]

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Published novels[]

Legends novels[]

Essential Legends Collection reprints[]

Canon novels[]


Canceled books[]

Published reference books[]


Notes and references[]

  1. 'Star Wars' books are soldiering on by Eng, Dinah on usatoday30.usatoday.com (June 23, 2004) (archived from the original on December 5, 2019)
  2. PenguinRandomHouse Random House Launches New Imprint, Random House Worlds on Penguin Random House's official website (backup link)
  3. News on www.readstarwars.com (May 17, 2022) (archived from the original on May 17, 2022)
  4. TwitterLogo Tom Hoeler (@DarthInternous) on Twitter (January 18, 2023): "*published by Random House Worlds (same team / new name & logo. Technically speaking the last SW book Del Rey published was Convergence.)" (backup link)
  5. TwitterLogo Tom Hoeler (@DarthInternous) on Twitter (January 24, 2023): "Yep. Same people different logo." (backup link)
  6. TwitterLogo Star Wars Books (@delreystarwars) on Twitter
  7. Facebook icon Star Wars Books (@starwarsbooks) on Facebook

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