Page Turners

Here is a list of books that have been shared on KMA's Page Turners with the Shenandoah Public Library.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

aired the week of September 16, 2013

Murder of a Small-Town Honey by Denise Swanson is the Agatha Award winning debut in the Scumble River mystery series.  Follow Syke Denison as she returns home and then is hot on the trail of a killer.  Her brother Vince has been accused of murder and Skye knows he is no killer.  It is up to her to clear his name.

aired the week of September 9, 2013

The Far Side of the Sky by Daniel Kalla chronicles the journey of one Jewish family out of Vienna, Austria after the Nazis come to power.  They manage to escape to Shanghai where they begin to build a new life amidst the rubble.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

aired the week of September 2, 2013

Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler is another compelling read in the growing category of race relations novels.  If you enjoyed The Help by Kathryn Stockett or Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman this is a must read.  Almost 90 year old Miss. Isabelle and her hairdresser and friend Dorrie embark on a road trip from Dallas to Cincinnati to attend a funeral.  Along the way Miss. Isabelle shares much of what happened to her during the late 1930s and early 1940s in northern Kentucky.

aired the week of August 26, 2013

Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman introduces feisty heroine Tess Monaghan.  Tess a newspaper reporter without a job gets a chance to do a little private investigating.  When things go badly she has to help clear her friend of murder charges.  This is the first novel in the Tess Monaghan series of which there are currently 11 titles.

aired the week of August 19, 2013

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan follows the Van Goethem sisters who live in Paris during the late 1800s.  The middle sister Marie is the subject of Edgar Degas controversial sculpture, Little Dancer, Aged 14.