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With Star Wars Episode 7 being released this year, this obviously throws a lot of the novel plots out of the window, especially post Return of the Jedi.

Which EU novels are considered Canon?

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    tl;dr: no EU novels published prior to april of 2014. – phantom42 Apr 20 '15 at 19:04
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    The novelisations (and possibly the junior novelisations) That's it. – Valorum Apr 20 '15 at 19:04

See @Richard's blog post.


It contains the wisdom of the canon.

(Novel) Dark Disciple by Christie Golden (not yet released)
(Novel) Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp (not yet released)
(Novel) Tarkin by James Luceno
(Novel) A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller
(Novel) Servants of the Empire: Edge of the Galaxy by Jason C. Fry
(Novel) Ezra’s Gamble by Ryder Windham
(Novel) Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne (not yet released)

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    And the novelisations – Valorum Apr 20 '15 at 19:16
  • And possibly the Scholastic junior novelisations. – Valorum Apr 20 '15 at 19:16

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