Earthquake mayhem

“Frances Peck (l.) spent 7 years on her novel about the impact of an earthquake, “The Broken Places” due out in April. Here she talks about the research done and the characters she created to tell the story.” FULL STORY

 

 

Kyi’s keys to survival

January 29th, 2015

A shipwreck on a remote island. A plane crash in the Peruvian jungle. Trapped deep in the earth with 33 others in a Chilean mine. Illustrated by David Parkins, When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Tales of Survival (Annick) is Tanya Lloyd Kyi’s collection of true, action-packed stories about young people around the world who have had death-defying experiences. The accounts generally reveal how the youthful survivors used their unusual courage, skills and ingenuity to survive. It’s her 22nd book. Kyi was recently interviewed on BCBookLook for her new YA novel Anywhere But Here (Simon & Schuster), set in the Kootenays. sc $14.95 978-1-55451-682-7 / hc $24.95 978-1-55451-683-4

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