Page Turners

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

aired the week of December 19, 2016

Christmas in Pairs by Anita Hughes is a romance set in the most romantic city in the world at the most magical time of the year. Isabel has just broken off her engagement but decides to take her honeymoon trip to Paris alone.  There she meets Alec who has been jilted by his fiancee.  The two make friends.  Alec hopes for more but Isabel is following the advice of a fortune teller and is only looking for a French aristocrat to marry. Can they still find love?

aired the week of December 12, 2016

Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini tells the story behind the Christmas carol Christmas Bells.  It was a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow during the Civil War and a time of personal tragedy in the Longfellow home.  Longfellow's story is told in alternating chapters with a modern day story set in the Boston area of Massachusetts.  A poignant Christmas novella that will linger with the reader long after the book is finished.

aired the week of December 5, 2016

Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson tells the story of Joy as she moves from her home in Chicago to live closer to her adult sons in Arizona.  Christmas is her favorite season and to make her move more fun Joy packs her RV full of Christmas items and gives them away along the route.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

aired the week of November 28, 2016

Last Words by Michael Koryta follows Mark Novak as he investigates the death of a teenage girl in Indiana.   She disappeared in a cave and when she was found by a local caver questions started about whether he found her dead in the cave or did he kill her himself.  The man has memory gaps about what happened and is hoping that Mark an investigator for a non-profit named Innocence Inc. can help him understand what occurred in that dark cavern.

aired the week of November 21, 2016

The Perfect Horse by Elizabeth Letts examines what happened to all the horses seized by the Third Reich during Word War II.  Thoroughbreds, Arabians and Lipizzaners from Poland and Austria are being threatened by the advancing Russian Army.  Should those who care about the horses contact the American Army to assist them and save the animals?  A very interesting look at a slice of military history.

aired the week of November 14, 2016

Death Stalks Door County by Patrica Skalka is a mystery set in Door County, Wisconsin. Dave Cubiak a former Chicago police officer takes a position as a park ranger in Peninsula State Park.  He is drafted to help find a killer who is operating in the park.  He must get to the bottom of things quickly before the deaths curtail the tourist season on which the county relies for income.