The last time I read a novelization of a movie, it was nearly two decades ago. My dad had taken me out of school early to see the newest Godzilla movie, and to say I was excited is an understatement. Shortly after, I picked up the paperback novelization. While I’m sure I enjoyed it as a kid, it didn’t leave a lasting mark on me, especially not enough to convince me to pick up any others.
I bring this up because when the Rogue One novelization was announced, I wasn’t excited. Even a few weeks before the release of the movie, I still was on the fence regarding the purchase. It’s not that I’m against reading—my office will prove otherwise. Rather, I simply was not aware of what the experience could offer. After seeing the movie, I made the decision to give it a chance, to see what the commotion was about.
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