In an unexpected and unplanned turn of questioning today at Star Wars Celebration's Del Rey Books panel, head of Lucasfilm Publishing Jennifer Heddle revealed that a new kids book about Leia entitled Rebel to Leader is under development.
Additionally Delilah Dawson: writer of the upcoming Star Wars novel Phasma (as well as a number of Young Adult novels and junior Star Wars novel: The Perfect Weapon) alluded to writing a dark backstory for Phasma which included her getting metaphorical (perhaps physical) "scars."/ Dawson also noted her speciality of writing "very violent women" so fans that felt Phasma didn't get see enough action in The Force Awakens may finally get their fill.
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