We've had plenty of little easter egg-like references to the last movie in recent novels. But they're staying away from blantantly featuring anything from it.
Therin of Andor wrote:
When/if the JJ aliens end up with species/planet names, it's easier for the book authors to acknowledge those aliens.
Thanks for the explanations! That makes sense and I'm glad the universes are not destined to shun each other (at least, concerning tidbits like species, etc.).
I've hear of the Keenser comic and look forward to it.
BTW, how about a story by Captain Braxton?