Lou, KY June 2014 Book o' the month

Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by Yoda_Jammies, Dec 11, 2013.

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Which Empire and Rebellion book to read?

Poll closed Dec 25, 2013.
Leia-Razer's Edge by Martha Wells (paperback and hardback) 1 vote(s) 33.3%
Han Solo-Honor Amung Thieves by James Corey (hardback) 2 vote(s) 66.7%
  1. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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    The new Empire and Rebellion books seem pretty cool. The idea is to take a novel set in the time of the movies (between A New Hope and Empire) and explore one of the big three. The Luke book will be released in 2015, so we are going to pick between a Princess and a Nerf herder.
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  3. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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  4. jedimika FanForce Chapter Rep

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    I'm surprised how much I'm enjoying this book. I guess I had low expectations because it's two authors collaborating...almost a book by committee. But they really seem to have Han's "voice" (at least the young pre NJO Han) in a way few authors have managed. Plus, and maybe because he's on my mind, this book has the sense of humor of a Aaron Allston book. If Kenobi was our best book for 2013 I think this one may be it for 2014.
  5. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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    Wow! High Praise.
    I have it, but I am holding off on reading until closer to June.I am finishing up the Leia book, and it is not too bad.
    I also noticed that there is no audiobook for the Solo book. :confused:
    Also also, I noticed that the once off the schedule Luke book is now back on the schedule for 2015-- the only known adult fiction book for next year.

    Not to get ahead of ourselves, as this will be a good question for June, but who else has nailed Solo's "voice?" Top answer for me would be Brian Daley. Crispin maybe, but she didn't really have a lot of dialogue. Except for Scoundrels (ironically) I think Zahn did too. Lucino nailed it too, but that was NJO in what was really a love story for his late friend Brian Daley.

    Whatsa Messa saying?!?! Peter and Holland David did it the best in the Glove of Darth Vader! Han Solo and his skyhouse.
  6. jedimika FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Yeah, I think this is the best Han since Brian Daley but part of it is since he's the central character he has more "screen time" than anyone else and doesn't have to share the spotlight like he does in the NJO.
    I'm interested in hearing what everyone else thinks at the meeting.
  7. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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    I've got the audiobook and am really enjoying it. I think I am in the minority on this, but I like narrator Marc Thompson's take on Han Solo.
  8. Lord_Zannah Jedi Master

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    Appo and I are really enjoying this read... oh yea, I big thumbs up! =D=
  9. jedimika FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Bump for this one, just a few weeks away. Monday June 2.
  10. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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    Day after Wonderfest (ugggggggggggg, too soon!)

    This is a real fun read. I am really loving the audiobook!
  11. Lord_Zannah Jedi Master

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    Appo and I are also really enjoying this one... we'll be there. :D
  12. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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  13. Lord_Zannah Jedi Master

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    LOL!!! My poor Jammies! [face_dunno]
  14. Yoda_Jammies Force Ghost

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    Oh, no. That was a Han Solo quote from chapter one Zannah. This book as a lot of great one liners.
  15. Lord_Zannah Jedi Master

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    Oh! LOL!!! That's right! :oops:
  16. jedimika FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Almost time for book club :) I'll have to pick out a good Han Tshirt to wear.
  17. Lord_Zannah Jedi Master

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    I don't have a Han T... "I have a baaaad feeling about this".
  18. Commander APPO Jedi Master

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    HAH! I DO you can borrow it for a price.

    say maybe some creds or we can work something out:D