October 13 @ 7:00 pm
Sixteen-year-old Jimi knows people change, but nothing could prepare her for what s about to happen to her best friend, Del. Del is obsessed with becoming a chimera (k –mir-a): a person who pays back-alley geneticists, known as “genies,” to illegally splice animal genes into their own. The resulting physical changes have scared lawmakers into drafting legislation declaring chimeras officially nonpersons so when Del goes missing, Jimi is desperate to find him before he alters himself forever.
As she tries to save him, Jimi must face down unscrupulous people and risk her own life all while knowing that if getting spliced is the choice Del has made, it means he s leaving her behind forever.
About the Author:
Jon McGoran has written several books for adults, including the D. H. Dublin series and the eco-thrillers Drift and Deadout, called “outstanding” in a Publishers Weekly starred review. He is also the author of The Dead Ring, based on the television series The Blacklist. Jon McGoran is a founding member of The Liars Club, a blog for and by writers. Spliced is his first book for young adults. He lives in Pennsylvania with his family.