GET READY TO BE THUNDERSTRUCK!
Book Launch for Grace O'Connell's Be Ready for the Lightning > JUNE 6
Penguin Random House Canada and Type invite you to the launch of the new book of former New Face of Fiction (and Type employee) Grace O'Connell, Be Ready for the Lightning. O'Connell's new novel is a gripping, unsettling tale of a Vancouverite, Veda, in New York who finds herself in the middle of a bus hijacking. The hijacker instructs Veda and the other passengers to spray paint the bus windows black, and what ensues is an unpredictable hostage situation, the outcome of which will make Veda question everything she knows about herself and the nature of fear.
"Gripping, twisty novel! Killer ‘Peter Pan,’ hijacked bus, complex loves, more!" – @MargaretAtwood
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Grace O'Connell holds an MFA in Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, Quill & Quire and EYE Weekly. Her first novel was Magnified World. She has taught creative writing at George Brown College and now works as a freelance writer and editor in Toronto.
Book Launch for Grace O'Connell's Be Ready for the Lightning
La Palette, 492 Queen Street West
Tuesday, June 6, 6:00-8:00pm