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Rob Thomas will help develop two Veronica Mars books, picking up directly after the upcoming film ends, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Vintage Books will publish the first novel in tandem with the film's debut, likely in spring 2014.

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"I started my career as a novelist. Veronica Mars was first imagined as a novel. I'm thrilled that I'm going to get the opportunity to continue telling Veronica Mars stories in a form I've loved and missed," said Thomas, who will develop and co-write the series.The two books will also set the stage for a potential movie sequel — hopefully with lots of Veronica/Logan love, trust issues and epic romance.Will you read the Veronica Mars books?