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'Star Wars' novels: still on bestseller lists

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(Read caption) Star Wars novels are still securing places on bestseller lists 35 years after the first film was released.

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Will we never tire of "Star Wars"? Apparently not.

Novelized versions of stories inspired by the "Star Wars" universe created by George Lucas continue to be commercial successes, debuting on at prime spots on bestseller lists.

The newest "Star Wars" novel, “Apocalypse” by Troy Denning, is currently at No. 8 on the The New York Times combined e-book and print fiction bestseller list for April 1 and is the second-bestselling book on the hardcover fiction list for the same date. It is currently also at No.2 on the hardcover fiction bestsellers list aggregated by Publishers Weekly. The book was released March 13 and follows various Jedi knights, including Luke Skywalker, his son Ben Skywalker, and Jaina Solo, the daughter of Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa, as they battle the evil Sith forces.


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