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I just started Leviathan Wakes. I've been dying to get a good sci-fi story and this more than qualifies. Love The Expanse, and getting deeper into the universe and lore is a treat.

Also, I'll possibly be taking part in a book-on-tape for Shadowrun: Crimson (if the funding goes through). REALLY looking forward to that.
 
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I just started re-reading Star Wars Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor earlier tonight. Second time or third time im reading it. Then whenever I get done with that ill be reading the Bounty Hunter Wars Trilogy hardcover and then probably re-read all 3 of the Aftermath novels and then the Phasma and Bloodline novels
 
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With the holidays coming up, I was thinking of some SW novels to put on my wishlist. Anybody got any good tips? Preferably from 2014 onwards, as they're easier to obtain for family.

I've already got Dark Disciple and Inferno Squad and prefer to read about new characters than movie mains. Also, I don't want straight movie novelizations.
Twilight Company is one I'm definitely adding.
 
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Twilight Company is really good. Its about a group of Rebel troopers that go to planets to do missions and they even end up on Hoth when Vader comes.
 
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Twilight Company is really good. Its about a group of Rebel troopers that go to planets to do missions and they even end up on Hoth when Vader comes.

Yeah man, that book is great. I love how they give "life" to their ship with how they're always caring for it.
Then, when what happens when they're on that last planet, I was like,"Ohhhh shhhhhhhhhh**!!!"
 
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I'm re-reading Star Wars X-Wing book 1 for the 3rd time today. ill probably breeze through the whole book this weekend and even Monday. Then I need to stick with reading Wheel of Time Great hunt along with Star Wars Bounty Hunter Wars Trilogy and Star Wars Aftermath
 
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Just started Black Spire. 50 pages in and I like the start. Hoping to finish it before I head to Batuu and WDW in November.
 
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Just finished reading the first Star Wars X-Wing novel. Great story in it but the last speech by the main Imperial bad guy is a bit cheesy. He's pretty much talking to himself saying "Ill get you Corran Horn and your little dog too. "
 
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I loved the X-wing series. I first found one when I was on vacation in Ocean City, MD. We had gone to the local Rite-Aid and I saw Wedge's Gamble and naturally bought it. I hadn't read Rogue Squadron yet (and wouldn't until about 5 more books in the series later) but dove right into this. It started my tradition of reading at least one Star Wars book while sitting on the beach. And just about every available moment where we were doing anything. It was a great series and it would have been nice if they cold have continued it.
 
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ive been reading the Phasma novel all day and couple more pages an hour ago.

Still have half of the book to read

Book's story is pretty good for an origin for Phasma. the thing with Cardinal and the Resistance spy it reminds me of the movie The Usual Suspects. Thats how I see it
 
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whenever the Rise of Skywalker novel is released in March this year, im done with the new sequel trilogy books.

Going back to reading the old original Star Wars books alot of catching up to do
 
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I finished the new Thrawn trilogy last month. Its ok, but it doesn't really hold a candle to the "Legends" Thrawn trilogy. Second book in this new run was a bit of slog for me to get through.

And not Star Wars, but I just read "Death of the Planet of the Apes." If you're a classic POTA fan, I highly recommend it. The tone is exactly right, it reads perfectly the same way the movies watch. It was a serious page turner, for me anyway, ymmv.
 
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i only read the first two of the new Thrawn books last year. Still need to get Thrawn Treason whenever it comes out for paperback which is this year I think?.

Finished reading Resistance Reborn last night. Pretty good book.

also in the mail today I got the paperback of Star Wars Master and Apprentice so Ill read that sometime in February or March since I have alot of the older Star Wars books to read
 
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I just finished Master and Apprentice. The story itself was kind of 'meh,' but it was written well and I very much enjoyed the Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan dynamic. And I'll read anything with Qui-Gon in it. So in that regard I found it hard to put it down; but yeah overall I didn't care for the story itself. Worth reading, wouldn't read again. Had some neat flashback to Qui-Gon's apprenticeship to Dooku.
 
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I just started Republic Commando Hard Contact. It was a reco of my brother in law. Im really liking this book, looking forward on reading the entire series.
 
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just started reading the paperback of Star Wars Master and Apprentice. Beginning of the book is pretty good with some humor with young Obi Wanand Qui Gon vs that one Hutt
 
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just started reading the paperback of Star Wars Master and Apprentice. Beginning of the book is pretty good with some humor with young Obi Wanand Qui Gon vs that one Hutt
 
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i only read the first two of the new Thrawn books last year. Still need to get Thrawn Treason whenever it comes out for paperback which is this year I think?.

Finished reading Resistance Reborn last night. Pretty good book.

also in the mail today I got the paperback of Star Wars Master and Apprentice so Ill read that sometime in February or March since I have alot of the older Star Wars books to read
Thrawn Treason comes out on March 31st in Paperback.
 
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Picked up a couple of the Infinities comic books from Dark Horse for A New Hope and ESB.

Just wanted to check out these "what if" books to see how they were. I picked up Vol. 1 and 2 for New Hope and Vol. 1 and 2 for ESB.
I have to say that they really caught my interest. Vol 2 of A New Hope was really good.
So now I have to grab the whole original trilogy volumes.
I probably overpaid for the some of the ones I got off ebay, so I went to an online comic shop and found Vol. 3 and 4 of a New Hope, Vol. 3 and 4 for ESB, and Vol. 1-3 of Jedi.
Many were like $2.00 and change in Fine condition and a few were near mint for like $4.00. Still have to track down ROTJ Vol. 4 though.
Can't wait to read the rest.
 
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Started to get back into reading the SW novels.

Recently finished The Rise of Skywalker novelization, Resistance Reborn and Master and Apprentice.
 
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Read the Dark Empire trade paper back. Really good story, though I think it could have lasted a few more issues to really flesh out the story.
Now reading Dark Empire II. Really liking this one.

After that will be the Heir to the Empire comics adaptation trade paperback.
 
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Bought The Lightsaber Collection book and read thru the lightsaber info. Fantastic to see detailed renderings of lightsabers throughout SW history. Absolutely love this book.
 
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Just bought the new Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Certain Point of View book last week and been reading the first 100 pages. Not bad but some of the stories are kind of dumb such as Ozzel and the snow creatures thoughts of what was going on.
 
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Still working through the entire Legends timeline that I started with Darth Plagueis back in 2014. Just now up to Rebel Dream in the NJO series.
 
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Reading Thrawn Ascendacy Book 1 Chaos Rising, I'm about a quarter way through and meh so far pretty slow moving and nothing interesting. More of the normal Thrawn secretly knows everything but won't let anyone in on it till the last minute type of writing.
 
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The Clone Wars Adventures digests (based on the old Tartakovsky series), volumes 1-10. They are collections of short little vignettes, which are mostly really neat.
 
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3/4 of the way through Thrawn Ascendancy Chaos Rising. Honestly may not finish it. It’s painfully slow and the same as all other Thrawn books where as usual he knows everything and we’re not privy to the info till it goes down. This one takes the cake so far, watching paint dry may be just as interesting. So in short don’t start this book if you’re not a huge Thrawn fan, I’m on the fence with him so for me it’s a pass despite reading all other Thrawn novels; they’ve all been sub par in my opinion.

I’m gonna put it aside and start the High Republic novel that just came out. Hopefully with better results.
 
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Yeah, I've been putting off Chaos Rising for a while now. I like Thrawn as a character, but boy are they milking all they can out of him on the Del Rey front.
 
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