Page Turners

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

aired the week of May 18, 2015

Night Heron by Adam Brooks is a thriller set in China.  When a man called Peanut escapes from a labor camp in the north.  He makes his way to Beijing and locates a British journalist he trusts to rely a message to the embassy for him.  "Tell them, information is coming.  And also, tell them one more thing.  Tell them the night heron is hunting.

aired the week of May 11, 2015

Astor Place Vintage by Stephanie Lehmann takes us on a jaunt through New York City's department stores just after the turn of the century.  Amanda who owns a vintage clothing store in the east village discovers a journal in a mink stole she purchases.  The diary written by a young woman named Olive in 1907 captivates Amanda who begins to feel like she is following in Olive's footsteps.

aired the week of May 4, 2015

Strange Gods by Annamaria Alfieri is set in British East Africa in 1911.  19-year-old Vera McIntosh, daughter of Scottish missionaries feels caught between two worlds, those of the colonists and the natives.  She doesn't fit into either and that feeling intensifies when her uncle Dr. Pennyman is killed by what everyone believes is a jealous tribesman.  Vera is sure the killer is someone else, but who?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

aired the week of April 27, 2015

Descent by Tim Johnston, an Iowa City native, has been likened to the next Gone Girl.  Caitlin Courtland disappears while out running while on vacation in the Rocky mountains.  Her younger brother who was injured by the man who took her and the rest of her stunned family try to pick up the pieces.  But how can you go on when your child is out there somewhere waiting for you to rescue her?

aired the week of April 20, 2015

The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain follows Riley MacPherson as she uncovers long buried secrets while cleaning out her parent's estate. Riley finds out her older sister who committed suicide also killed a man before committing suicide. Now an acquaintance lets it slip that Riley was adopted.  What from her childhood is actually true?

aired the week of April 13, 2015

Bingo's Run by James A. Levine tells the story of Bingo who is a drug runner, self proclaimed as, "the greatest  runner in Kibera, Nairobi, and probably the world."  Told in the tradition of African Trickster tales the reader follows Bingo and a colorful cast of characters who are all trying to hustle each other.