Star Wars: Bloodline Lands No. 5 Spot on the New York Times Best Sellers List

It has only been a week since the official release of Claudia Grey's Leia Organa-centric novel, Star Wars: Bloodline. Del Rey/Random House released the Star Wars adult fiction line last week, and already, the novel has been praised by critics and fans alike.

This acclaim resulted into the novel grabbing tons of book sales, and now, Bloodline is debuting at No. 5 at the Best Sellers list of the New York Times. Bloodline is now also on the No. 8 spot of the Sunday Times hardback best sellers list.

Gray excitedly announced the news and thanked fans via Twitter earlier this week. Check out her tweet below:

Star Wars: Bloodline is set six years prior to the events of The Force Awakens. It centers on Leia's political career as a Senator for The New Republic.

Not only does Bloodline shed light on Leia's dark past in an engaging manner, Gray has managed to fix Carrie Fisher's changing accent in the original trilogy, as well as reclaim the Slave Leia bikini. Just read this excerpt from the novel and see why it's getting all praises today. This novel definitely deserved that position on the Best Sellers list.

Other Star Wars books that made it to the best sellers list are The Force Awakens novelization, which is at No. 1; Chuck Wendig's Star Wars: Aftermath, which is at No. 4, Christie Golden's Star Wars: Dark Disciple, which is at No. 17, and Paul S. Kemp's Lords of the Sith, which is at No. 17.

We'll see Leia Organa again on the big screen in Star Wars: Episode VIII, slated for release on December 15, 2017.

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