A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole

A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole

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A Conspiracy of Stars sounds like a great sci-fi novel, and I am really excited about this one! There are so many interesting dynamics in that synopsis that I can’t wait to see unfold in the story. A combination of science and a quest for the truth? Yes, please!

This week’s book: A Conspiracy of Stars

A Conspiracy of StarsTitle: A Conspiracy of Stars
Author: Olivia A. Cole
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: January 2, 2018

Summary (from Goodreads):

Octavia has only ever had one goal: to follow in the footsteps of her parents and become a prestigious whitecoat, one of the scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv. The secrets of the jungle’s exotic plants and animals are protected fiercely in the labs by the Council of N’Terra, so when the rules suddenly change, allowing students inside, Octavia should be overjoyed.

But something isn’t right. The newly elected leader of the Council has some extremist views about the way he believes N’Terra should be run, and he’s influencing others to follow him. When Octavia witnesses one of the Faloii—the indigenous people of Faloiv—attacked in front of her in the dark of night, she knows the Council is hiding something. They are living in separate worlds on a shared planet, and their fragile peace may soon turn into an all-out war.

With the help of Rondo, a quiet boy in class with a skill for hacking, and her inquisitive best friend, Alma, Octavia is set on a collision course to discover the secrets behind the history she’s been taught, the science she’s lived by, and the truth about her family.


Book Quotes: A Conspiracy of Stars

Facts are not always facts. The version of the truth we know is what is shown to us.

Fear makes people stupid.

About Olivia A. Cole

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Olivia Cole is an author and blogger from Louisville, Kentucky. She spent eight years in Chicago and two in South Florida before finding her way back home. She is the author of PANTHER IN THE HIVE and its sequel, THE ROOSTER’S GARDEN, as well as her latest young adult series, A CONSPIRACY OF STARS and its sequel AN ANATOMY OF BEASTS. She is on the Creative Writing faculty at the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and is the founder of the sci-fi art show for young Kentucky women, KINDRED: MAKING SPACE IN SPACE.

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10 thoughts on “A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole

  1. Jaime Lynn says:

    I don’t know, honestly, if this is something that I am interested in or not. But it always makes me curious to see other people get so excited about a book. So, you never know. I might just end up reading this one, my type or not.

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