Solid: Book 1
Shelley Workinger
Clio Kaid may be 17 and just beginning the last summer before her senior year, but her life is anything but typical.She's just discovered she was genetically altered before birth and is now headed to a top-secret Army campus to explore the surprising results of the experiment.Follow Clio and the other teens as they develop fantastic super-abilities, forge new friendships, find love, and uncover a conspiracy along the way.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Solid by Shelley Workinger is about a seventeen-year-old girl named Clio. This summer she finds out she is part of a genetic experiment done by an army doctor, exploring chromosome 9. She goes off to a camp for two weeks with the rest of the genetic experiments so the army can study them to see if the genetic experiment had any effects. While Clio is there, some things start to seem like they aren't adding up. With her new friends, they set out to get some answers.

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Clio thought that she was a typical high school girl. She had been living a semi-normal life with her book-writing mom. That was before she learned that she was a victim of an experimental drug. Clio and many others had been gathered together in a special school to help them and the army learn more about their abilities. But Clio and her new friends find out that not everything was as it seemed. The groups started a quest for the true and learn a shocking secret.

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