Page Turners

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

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

aired the week of May 20, 2019

Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce is the story of Emmy who dreams of being a lady war correspondent.  She is very excited to get a job as a junior for the London Evening Chronicle only to find out she will be working for a magazine called the Woman's Friend.  Not exactly how Emmy pictured helping out with the war effort against the Nazis.

aired the week of May 13, 2019

The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin follows the four siblings in the Skinner family as they deal with life, tragedy, love and the ties that bind us together.  This family saga is a meditation on the power of stories and how they guide us through difficult times, help us understand the past and point the way toward our future.

aired the week of May 6, 2019

The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff is the story of Astrid and Noa who are aerialists for a German circus.  Both Astrid and Theo the infant Noa claims is her younger brother are Jewish.  How long will they be able to hide in plain sight with the circus before the Nazis come calling.

For fans of Ronald Balson and Kristen Hannah

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

aired the week of April 29, 2019

Mr. Gandy's Grand Tour by Alan Titchmarsh follows Timothy Gandy a young retiree who has decided he wants to travel the continent in the style of the grand tours of old.  His plan is to visit Paris, Monaco, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Naples and Venice.  On this tour Timothy will meet the most fascinating people and have adventures of a lifetime.

aired the week of April 22, 2019

Beyond the Wild River by Sarah Maine introduces Evelyn Ballantyre a young Scottish woman who is on holiday with friends and family in Canada.  Several years ago there was an incident on the family estate where an old poacher was shot and killed.  In the wilds of Canada Evelyn comes face to face with her friend who worked on the estate and was accused of killing the poacher.  Maybe now Evelyn will find out what really happened.

aired the week of April 15, 2019

Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks follows Melanie Barrick who has just lost custody of her young son Alex.  She has no idea why until she returns home and sees the police tape across her house.  Evidently the police found a half a kilo of cocaine in the baby's nurser and now she is known as "Coke Mom."  Who has it in for her and how will she get her son back?