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Top 5 favorite books in New Canon?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Books & Comics + Legends' started by Ghost of Obi Wan Kenobi, Oct 10, 2020.

  1. Ghost of Obi Wan Kenobi

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    I’m curious to know what you guys consider your top 5 new Star Wars books. This does NOT include the old EU (aka Legends)?

    For me, it’s:
    1) Master and Apprentice by Claudia Grey
    2) Bloodlines by Claudia Grey
    3) Queen’s Peril by E. K. Johnston
    4) Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
    5) Lost Stars by Claudia Grey

    Apparently, there’s something about Claudia Grey that I find interesting, both in writing style and content. 3 out of my top 5 books are written by her.

    And for those interested in the EU, my two favorites are Kenobi by John Jacob Miller and Darth Plagueis by James Luceno.
     
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  2. Use the Falchion

    Use the Falchion Jedi Contrarian

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    1. Lost Stars by Claudia Gray
    2. Master and Apprentice by Claudia Grey
    3. Dark Disciple by Christie Golden
    4. Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn
    5. I honestly can't think of a book that fits this criteria. I haven't read Thrawn: Treason yet, and all of the other books I HAVE read really aren't Top 5 worthy IMO. So, yeah...
     
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    1. Dark Disciple
    2. Phasma
    3. Thrawn
    4. Lost Star
    5. Queen's Peril, i guess
     
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    My Top 5 in no particular order

    Alphabet Squadron - Shadows Fall
    Alphabet Squadron
    Thrawn Ascendancy-Chaos Rising
    Thrawn - Treason
    Last Shot.
     
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    1. Dark Disciple
    2. Thrawn
    3. Dooku: Jedi Lost
    4. Bloodline
    5. Resistance Reborn

    Honorable Mention goes out to The Last Jedi novelization. I also still need to read Master and Apprentice and both Alphabet Squadron books so those may change my ranking.
     
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    I'd struggle to put them in order, but my 5 favourite so far comprises of;

    Master & Apprentice
    Aftermath: Empire's End
    Thrawn: Treason
    Tarkin
    Battlefront: Inferno Squad

    I'll add, there's still a few books I haven't read, so I'm sure there'd be room to change this list at a later date.
     
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    I..admittedly haven’t gotten through 5 books yet. But I can at least rank the ones I have read. I need to take advantage of Libby more...

    1) Alphabet Squadron (need to read Shadowfall)
    2) Thrawn Treason
    3) Thrawn
    4) Thrawn Alliances (this one will probably get knocked down as I read/audiobook more)

    .......if I could count the initial 25ish ossue run of the Vader comics (with Momin), that’d probably be above the Thrawn trilogy.
     
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    FAVS:
    Aftermath Trilogy
    Lost Stars
    Thrawn
    Thrawn Alliances
    Master & Apprentice

    Honorable mention:
    Bloodline
    Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire
    Tarkin
    Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel
    Alphabet Squadron

    Mediocre:
    A New Dawn
    Alphabet Squadron: Shadow Fall

    Wish List:
    Dark Disciple
    Thrawn: Treason
    Last Shot
    Lords of the Sith
    Phasma
     
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    No particular order: Bloodline, Lost Stars, Master & Apprentice, Dark Disciple, Thrawn.

    Honourable mentions: Tarkin, Lords of the Sith, Thrawn Alliances, Aftermath Trilogy, Catalyst.
     
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    1.- Bloodline
    2.- The high republic: Light of the jedi
    3.- Thrawn: Allegiances
    4.- The sith lords
    5.- Master and apprentice

    I´m very fond of The high republic: The rising storm so far, I am halfway reading but it could end being better than Light of the jedi
     
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