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Your Star Wars Reading List

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Books & Comics + Legends' started by The Hero With No Fear, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. singlern05

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    Yes, this book can definitely be read out of order. It is a collection of 40 short stories and each one is a different perspective on the events of A New Hope. Going cover to cover on this might drive you further away from Star Wars books. They are not all great and some of them go on for way too long. But there are some really fun ones too.
     
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    I've decided to read as many of the old EU books as I can, and to do so in order. I just finished Dawn of the Jedi, which I really enjoyed. On to The Old Republic: Revan.
     
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    Star wars books that I still need to read. Both old and new

    Old Republic Annihilation
    Outbound Flight
    Dark Disciple
    Kenobi
    Battlefront II Inferno Squad
    Scoundrels
    Choices of One
    Razors Edge
    Shadows of the Empire
    Luke Skywalker Shadows of Minor im planning on reading for the 3rd time
    re read the Aftermath Trilogy
    Bloodline
    the X Wing novels
    Jedi Academy Trilogy
    Heir to the Empire trilogy
    Hand of Thrawn Duology
    Black Fleet Crisis Trilogy which I have in hardcover
    Crystal Star
    re read the entimre New Jedi Order series
    Legacy of the Force
    Fate of the Jedi series
    Crucible
     
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    Current Canon reading list:
    Lost Stars (currently reading)
    Battlefront: Twilight Company
    Battlefront 2: Inferno Squad
    Thrawn Alliances
    Bloodlines
    Aftermath (have on audiobook)

    Recently finished Catalyst, Tarkin, and Thrawn.

    Anybody have any other good recommendations for Canon books? I really like any of the books that are either focus on the Empire or are more combat heavy.
     
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    Lords of the Sith is combat heavy and is very much focused on the Empire. Leia: Princess of Alderaan while not combat heavy and focused on Leia, has a great deal to do with the Empire with appearances from some of its more prominent leaders.
    Tarkin plays a featured role in this book.
    Ahsoka and A New Dawn are similar to Leia in that they are tangentially about the Empire, providing more perspectives of how The Empire is devastating planets around the galaxy. And they both have more combat scenes than Leia, especially A New Dawn. I would put all of these ahead of Battlefront 2, which was not as combat heavy as I expected and I wasn't that into it overall (although I did love the campaign mode of the video game). The rest of your list looks solid! Can't wait for Thrawn Alliances!!!
     
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    I'm super behind on the comics.

    I just ordered Star Wars Trade #6 today (Out Among the Stars).

    I need to get The Ashes of Jedha and Legacy's End, too, as well as Aphra's second trade and The Screaming Citadel.

    After that, when I'm hypothetically caught up, I want to start Poe Dameron.
     
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    i almost ordered the Vader omnibus, but i think i will try to find it at half price books or something.
    i wish they would announce the Poe omnibus.

    or maybe i should just quit being kvetchy and get the smaller trades. XD

    p.s. i did just order the Droescher Jedi the Last: Star Wars Part the Eighth, as well as the "Art of" TLJ (which was on sale for $13 at Amazon!).
     
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    TBH, I didn't even know there was an omnibus.

    Have you read the Vader run before?

    They might announce something for Poe after his run ends. I think it's supposed to be over this September.
     
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    yeah, i've been waiting for Poe to close in the hopes they'll have one big collected volume instead of buying all the small ones.

    i started the Vader run a bazillion years ago but didn't keep up. so i read like the first few issues with Doctor Aphra--enough to know very vaguely who she is.
    but i've been dying to read the rest!
     
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    Ooh, I'm excited for you.

    You're definitely in for a treat!
     
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