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Welcome to my Star Wars Novels section. This site will expand (hopefully) as I manage to read more books. I have read quite a few though. I have rated them as follows:

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Jedi Search
By Kevin J. Anderson
Book 1 of 3
This book is the first book in a 3 book cycle, called the "Jedi Academy Trilogy". It is about how Luke Skywalker sets up a Jedi Academy on Yavin 4 to train Jedi. This series has a very nice story, and is also written very well. The ruthless Admiral Daala is also introduced in this series.
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Dark Apprentice
By Kevin J. Anderson
Book 2 of 3
This book is book 2 (of 3) in the "Jedi Academy Trilogy". It continues the fight against Admiral Daala and her fleet of Star Destroyers. The New Republic now is in possesion of the Sun Crusher, the strongest ship ever. This book also introduces Kyp Durron and Exar Kun. Together, they could spell doom for Luke Skywalker and his new Jedi Academy.
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Champions of the Force
By Kevin J. Anderson
Book 3 of 3
This is the final book in the "Jedi Academy Trilogy" saga. This is when everything clashes together in a great ending, kind of like how "Return of the Jedi" ended. Kyp takes an impossible mission in which he flies the Sun Crusher to destroy the Death Star prototype at Maw Installation.
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Overall, this series could have been better, but it was still pretty good. It had a very nice story, and introduced many important characters in the ever-changing Star Wars Universe.

The Truce at Bakura
By Kathy Tyers
This book takes place one day after the destruction of the second Death Star. It is about how the Rebellion (they haven't formed the New Republic yet) must join forces with the remnants of the Empire to take down a ruthless reptilian species called the Ssi-Ruuk. Sounds interesting? Not so. This book was poorly written, and got confusing at many places.
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The New Rebellion
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
This book is pretty good. It's about how a new Dark Jedi, named Kueller, tries to take over the galaxy by killing millions of innocent people. It has the basic "against all odds" storyline, but is written very well. I enjoyed it, although I expected more out of the ending.
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The Courtship of Princess Leia
By Dave Wolverton
This is one of the more interesting books in the Star Wars Universe. It's the story about how Han and Leia initially got married. Some conceded prince from a place they call the Hapes Cluster tries to seduce Leia. She also like him, (the prince's name is Isolder) and Han is caught in the middle of it. Han kidnaps Leia and takes her to the planet of Dathomir, where he regains Leia's love...blah blah blah.
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Darksaber
By Kevin J. Anderson
This book was great! A sinister Hutt named Durga is trying to take over the New Republic. At the same time, Admiral Daala is re-taking over the Empire and preparing it for battle. All this was contained within one book too! Awesome!
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Children of the Jedi
By Barbara Hambly
This book stinks. An old Imperial Dreadnaught, named the Eye of Palpatine has powered up and is targeting to destroy a planet that Leia and Han are on. If it was written better, it actually might have made sense.
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Before the Storm
By Michael P. Kube McDowell
Book 1 of 3
This book was slighty confusing at first, but I caught on later. This trilogy is called "The Black Fleet Crisis". Apparently, some idiot aliens led by some supreme visceroy named Nil Spaar are trying to take over the New Republic and the galaxy. It is written pretty well, and is quite enjoyable.
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Shield of Lies
By Michael P. Kube McDowell
Book 2 of 3
This is the second book in "The Black Fleet Crisis Trilogy" and it also good. Nil Spaar is beating the crap out of the New Republic, and it looks as if they are going to lose.
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Tyrant's Test
By Michael P. Kube McDowell
Book 3 of 3
This is the last book in the trilogy. It was all great, until the end. The ending could have been a lot better. I expected a great big space battle, but I got surrender.
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This series had lots of action, but the ending was totally dissapointing, as I said earlier. Oh well.

Ambush at Corellia
By Roger MacBride Allen
Book 1 of 3
This is the first book in the Corellian Trilogy. Han goes to some trade summit at his homeworld of Corellia with Leia. Then they get stuck there because Han cousin, Thracken Sal-Solo, (haha nice name) puts some field around the system. (I forgot what the field is called) Yeah. So go read it. It's pretty good.
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Assault at Selonia
By Roger MacBride Allen
Book 2 of 3
This is the second book in the Corellian Trilogy. This book is strangely important because it introduces the VERY strange powers that Anakin Solo has with the force. (When he locates the planetary repulsors) Very interesting. (As Obi-Wan would say it)
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Showdown at Centerpoint
By Roger MacBride Allen
Book 3 of 3
The is the last book in the Corellian Trilogy. It has a very nice ending, and the truth about Centerpoint Station is quite cool. Neat.
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This series was very good. The only thing I could find wrong with it was that it practically used Jacen, Jaina, and Anakin as the main characters. Hey, the kids are cool, but we don't need any extras.

Heir to the Empire
By Timothy Zahn
Book 1 of 3
This is book 1 in this trilogy. (It never really had a name, but some of my friends tended to call it either the "Thrawn Trilogy", or the "Zahn Trilogy".) It introduces the super tactical genius Grand Admiral Thrawn. I was completely impressed by his smarts.
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Dark Force Rising
By Timothy Zahn
Book 2 of 3
This is the second book in the "Zahn Trilogy". It has the same old stuff every "book 2" has, plus a little extra here and there. Nicely written.
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The Last Command
By Timothy Zahn
book 3 of 3
This is the last book in the "Zahn Trilogy". This book was good, but the ending really pissed me off. My friends kept on telling me how great this trilogy was, and I trusted them. I expected MUCH more out of the ending. Otherwise, it was still pretty good.
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The Crystal Star
By Vonda McIntyre
This book has an ok storyline, but a bad author. On the back, it says Hugo Award Winning Author so I thought that it must be an awesome book. I was wrong. Basically, it's about how Leia's children get kidnapped and they try to get them back. The book itself looked big and long, but the text was so huge that I thought I was reading Dr. Suess.
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Shadows of the Empire
By Steve Perry
This is the book adaptation of Lucasfilm's "Shadows of the Empire" project. It takes place between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. It was pretty good, and I was surprised when Leia almost screwed that Xizor guy. (Kids, you shouldn't be reading this) The book takes place in many exotic locales, ranging from the backwater planet of Gall to Coruscant, the Imperial Center. The overall plot is that Luke, Leia, and everyone else is trying to get Han back before he gets delivered to Jabba the Hutt, but they run into some trouble with the Black Sun, the criminal organization run by that Xizor guy. (His race is a Faleen or something)
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Planet of Twilight
By Barbara Hambly
This book was a little confusing, but not too bad. Apparently, there is a planetful of these little pests called Drochs, and it turns out that the big bad guy is a giant droch, and it's kinda gross. Luke can't use the Force either.
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Tales of the Bounty Hunters
By Various Authors, edited by Kevin J. Anderson
Just to make it simple: Get it. This has got to be one of the best Star Wars books ever written, except for the sole fact that the tale of Bossk sucked. If Bossk's tale was good, this would have received 5 Stars, er..., Imperial Logos..or whatever.
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The Han Solo Trilogy, Volume One: The Paradise Snare
By A.C. Crispin
This is the best. This brand new series has an interesting and entertaining storyline, where Han Solo is still in his young years. The first book in this exciting trilogy tells the tale of how Han Solo escapes Corellia to make some credits by being a pilot. His journey takes him to the planet of Ylesia, where things are not what they seem to be. His dream is to eventually become a respected Imperial pilot.
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The Han Solo Trilogy, Volume Two: The Hutt Gambit
By A.C. Crispin
This is the excellent sequel to The Paradise Snare. It continues the young adventures of Han Solo and what his life was like before he became affiliated with the Rebel Alliance. In this book, he meets many important characters, such as Jabba the Hutt, Lando Calrissian, and many other smuggling friends. If you haven't read this yet, then get it, because it's really good.
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The Han Solo Trilogy, Volume Three: Rebel Dawn
By A.C. Crispin
Here is the final installment in the young Han Solo Trilogy. This novel is a masterpiece in every way; flawlessly written, perfect storyline, etc. Although there are many books that fit these traits, Rebel Dawn seemed to have that "oomph" that boosts it into the "classics" category. We all know that Han Solo won the Millenium Falcon from Lando in a game of sabacc. This book describes it in every glorious detail. What is so great about this book though, is how it describes the events leading up to Han's historical meeting in the Mos Eisley Cantina with Obi-Wan and co. After reading this book, I was aware of a whole new world that existed beyond the movies, and although the other books describe this "otherworld", Rebel Dawn pulls it off clearly, and easily emerges as the top Star Wars book written so far. Not reading this book would be like missing out on the Prequels for any Star Wars fan.
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Han Solo at Stars' End
By Brian Daley
This book is a little boring. There's not much action, and lots of talking, which makes the book a bit dull. It's not totally bad though, so if you haven't read it yet, you might as well go pick it up.
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Splinter of the Mind's Eye
By Alan Dean Foster
This book started out a bit slow and boring, but it got much better. This was the very first Star Wars book (other than the movie adaptations written in, like, 1977 or something) ever written that added more background to the Star Wars Universe. It takes place right after A New Hope. Luke and Leia are going to Circapous V for a rebel conference, but they acidentally crash land on Circapous IV, where they find a secret Imperial Facility.
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X-Wing: Rogue Squadron
By Michael A. Stackpole
This book was ok, if not a little bit confusing at times. The X-Wing series is sort of a spin-off off Star Wars, concentrating on the stories of the life of the fighter pilots and veterans that fly for the Rebellion, so not many main characters are in, although there is mention of some names, such as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. Wedge Antilles IS in it though, of course, because he is the commander of Rogue Squadron. At least when Luke's not around.
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X-Wing: Wedge's Gamble
By Michael A. Stackpole
This is the sequel to X-Wing: Rogue Squadron. Did you ever wonder how the Rebellion took over Coruscant and converted it once again to their home base? This book tells that story. (Well, starts it, at least) It seems that Rogue Squadron has been inserted into Coruscant to cause mischief and bad things like that. This book also features some characters such as Admiral Ackbar and Mon Mothma. It was pretty good, but like the first book, it was a little confusing at some times.
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X-Wing: The Krytos Trap
By Michael A. Stackpole
I'm kind of casting doubt on my reviews of the first two X-Wing books. You see, the third book was excellent. This book continues the story of Rogue Squadron's battle against Ysanne Isard, the commander of Imperial Intelligence. I now know that a Star Wars book doesn't have to have the main characters (i.e. Luke, Han, Leia) to be good. Rogue Squadron is awesome.
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X-Wing: The Bacta War
By Michael A. Stackpole
Now I'm pretty sure that I should go back and read X-Wing #1 and #2 again, because once again, Rogue Squadron kicks ass. The Rogue Squadron series is probably one my of favorite Star Wars series of all time. If you haven't read it yet, you haven't lived.
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X-Wing: Wraith Squadron
By Aaron Allston
Wraith Squadron is brand new, and I haven't finished it yet, but I decided to give my say about it while I was updating. It's pretty good so far, not good enough for five Imperial things, but nevertheless, it's good. Partially confusing sometimes, but gets back on track very smoothly.
My Rating: Probably about & 1/2 so far
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Specter of the Past
By Timothy Zahn
When I first opened Specter of the Past, I expected to be blown away by Timothy Zahn's masterful writing. I was right....partially. This new novel by Timothy Zahn is good, but Tim, you could've done better. There was a big dissapointment at one part, but you should go read it yourself to find out. Overall though, good job. The sequel, Vision of the Future, isn't going to be released until next year, so I've heard, which is another dissapointment. If this rumor is true, I probably would've already forgotten the story by then. What is interesting though, is that Vision of the Future seems to be sort of like, an ender. You know, sort of like a conclusion, to all the Star Wars novels ever written. I'm not very sure though, so we'll just have to wait and see.
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Tales from the Empire
By Various Authors
Tales from the Empire was concurrently released with Specter of the Past. After the partial dissapointment in Specter of the Past, I wanted something new and fresh. TftE was where it was. Each and every story in this book was riveting. The end story, Side Trip, by Zahn and Stackpole, was a masterpiece. This book was perfect in every way. Zahn, why couldn't you have written SotP like you wrote Side Trip? Tales from the Empire is perfect, yet another great addition to the Star Wars Novels Universe.
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Han Solo's Revenge
By Brian Daley
One word. Terrible. I don't even remember what it was about, much less actually whip out a review for it.
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Han Solo and the Lost Legacy
By Brian Daley
One word. Well...not exactly one word. Very..good. It's strange that Daley writes so poorly on one story...then awesome on the next. Oh well, if it's good, I'll read it. Actually, if it's Star Wars, I'll read it. Read this book. You won't be sorry.
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By the way, I just bought a new scanner so I can scan in the book covers for all the books I don't have pictures for yet. 30-Bit (Billions of Colors), 600 by 1200 resolution, flatbed scanner. Hella buff.

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