Page Turners

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

Monday, July 30, 2018

aired the week of August 20, 2018

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole introduces Elle who has a photographic memory.  Elle is working for the Loyal League during the Civil War posing as a slave in a Richmond, Virginia senator's home.  She is to spy on the family and report back, but when she runs across handsome Pinkerton agent Malcolm McCall she finds it much more difficult to do her job for the Union.

Loyal League series
1. An Extraordinary Union
2. Hope Divided

aired the week of August 13, 2018

Heartshot by Steven Havill introduces Posadas County New Mexico Under-sheriff Bill Gastner.  On the 4th of July there is a terrible car wreck where 5 teens are killed. The investigator finds a kilo of cocaine in the car.  Now they have to figure out where it came from and how the teens ended up with the product.  First in a series of 23 titles.

aired the week of August 6, 2018

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller  follows Livvy a pastry chef who tends to run away when the going gets tough. That is how she ends up in Guthrie, Vermont working at the Sugar Maple Inn.  She has been hired to win the inn and its owner the blue ribbon at the county fair for apple pie.  Can she accomplish that and hold her life together?

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

aired the week of July 30, 2018

The Long Silence by Gerard O'Donovan is set in Hollywood during the heyday of silent films.  O'Donovan uses the unsolved murder of director William Taylor as the backdrop for this dark PI mystery.

aired the week of July 23, 2018

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah is the story of his life growing up in South Africa during the end of apartheid.  Trevor is born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison.  This is a compelling coming of age story.

aired the week of July 16, 2018

The Good Byline by Jill Orr is a humorous mystery about a young woman, Riley Ellison who is trying to find her place in the community and ends up writing an obituary for a friend whom she is sure didn't commit suicide.  It is up to Riley to solve the mystery around Jordan's death.

1. The Good Byline
2. The Bad Break