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It looks like the latest chapter in the Star Wars (new) Expanded Universe is set to be released on May 3, 2016. The story takes place six years before Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and seems to focus on Princess/General Leia and the events leading up to Episode VII.

Follow this link to a news article on USA Today to read a news article as well as an excerpt from the novel.

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