Page Turners

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

aired the week of May 23, 2016

Obsession Falls by Christina Dodd opens with Taylor Summers witnessing the kidnapping and attempted murder of a young boy.  She manages to thwart the captors but in the process gets herself implicated in the crime.  What is a girl to do?

aired the week of May 16, 2016

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is narrated by death and tells the story of young Liesel Meminger who is fascinated by the written word even though at the age of 9 she is unable to read.  She steals her first book and then starts the process of learning to read with help from her stepfather Hans Hubermann.  This story is set in Germany during World War II.

aired the week of May 9, 2016

The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig tells the story of three young women inexplicably tied to an old stone mansion in downtown Manhattan.  Kate's story is set in 1944, Lucy's story is set in 1920 and Olive's story is set in 1892 New York.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

aired the week of May 2, 2016

The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth tells the story of Anna and Eve.  Anna has just been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's at the age of 38 and Eve needs a job in the worst way.  When they meet at Rosalind House the two women have an instant connection.  How much is Eve willing to help Anna before she jeopardizes her position as cook at Rosalind House?

aired the week of April 25, 2016

I Am a Man by Joe Starita tells the story of Standing Bear a Ponca chief who along with his tribe is relocated to the warm country in Oklahoma territory in the spring of 1877.  When Standing Bear's son dies his last wish is to be buried in their home along the chalk bluffs of the Niobrara river.  This sets off a high profile legal battle to finally answer the question, are Indians citizens of the country or wards of the government.  A well written thought provoking look at the plight of northeastern Nebraska's Native People.

aired the week of April 18, 2016

Yappy Hour by Diana Orgain is a light dog lover's mystery.  Maggie has been asked by her younger sister to watch her wine bar called the Wine and Bark.  When Maggie enters the building she finds a dead body and all the fingers are pointed right at her sister Rachel.  It is up to Maggie and the dog owners who frequent the Wine and Bark for Yappy Hour on Friday nights to get to the bottom of things and clear Rachel's name.