It’s been another landmark year for reading. Here’s our favorite books so far for 2017.
Grand Admiral Thrawn occupies an important place in Star Wars history. As the star of the The Thrawn Trilogy published in the early ’90s, the character was part of a resurgence for the Expanded Universe, now known as Legends. Created by author Timothy Zahn, Thrawn jumped off the pages. He was a villain unlike any other present in the Star Wars universe to that point. Thrawn didn’t possess the Force, he was strategic and careful, he was ambitious–he made an impression. But the Chiss wasn’t part of canonical Star Wars until he joined Star Wars Rebels in season three. Now, the character has made a triumphant return to the page in Thrawn by Timothy Zahn.