Page Turners

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

aired the week of September 14, 2015

Breaking the Silence by Diane Chamberlain finds Laura Brandon trying to figure out the connection between an elderly woman with Alzheimers and her father who has just passed away.  Laura's husband Ray wants her to have nothing to do with this woman and when Laura goes to visit her, Ray commits suicide in their home causing their 5-year-old daughter Emma to go mute.  What can Laura do to unravel these mysteries and get Emma to speak again?

aired the week of September 7, 2015

This Side of Midnight by Al Lamanda is the fourth in the John Bekker mystery series.  This is a great hard boiled detective series that uses lots of good old fashioned police work.  In this book John is trying to track down a missing girl and find out why her father attacked a young man that seems to have no ties to the family.

1.  Sunset
2. Sunrise
3. First Light
4. This Side of Midnight

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

aired the week of August 31, 2015

Badlands by C.J. Box is his latest novel featuring sheriff's investigator Cassie Dewell.  Cassie has just taken a position in the booming town of Grimstad, North Dakota where oil fracking is the new way of life.  There have been several horrific murders recently and the sheriff attributes them to the work of gangs competing for drug trade in the area.  His concern is that the gangs are working hand in hand with someone in the sheriff's office.  He has hired Cassie to find out who that someone might be.

aired the week of August 24, 2015

Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay is set in 1925 and follows Irene Bloom as she travels half way around the world looking for 12 scrolls that tell the history of the Khmer civilization who lived in what is now Cambodia.  These scrolls if located will assure Irene a place in any museum she would like to work and she will stop at nothing to locate them.

aired the week of August 17, 2015

Inside the O'Briens By Lisa Genova tells the story of Joe O'Brien a Boston cop who finds out he has inherited Huntington's Disease from his mother.  Huntington's disease is an inherited neurodegenerative disease characterized by a progressive loss of voluntary motor control and an increase in involuntary movements.  Joe and his wife are afraid for their four adult children and unborn grandchild as there is a 50/50 chance on inheriting the disease.  This powerful story helps the reader understand what a family dealing with this terrible diagnosis is going through.