Reading progress update: I've read 164 out of 274 pages.

Star Wars: Tarkin - James Luceno

Luceno, who is otherwise a more than competent wordsmith, has a limited repertoire when it comes to describing what people's eyes are doing. Brightening eyes, the Mon Calamari version:

Artoz's side-facing eyes grew vivid with interest.

 

Oooooh, look! Twilight is super interested!