Page Turners

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

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 aired the week of August 23, 2021

The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair is the first in a mystery series set in post World War II London. Ivy and Gwen have started a marriage bureau to help couples find each other.  When one of their clients is murdered the man they were setting her up with is blamed.  If Ivy and Gwen want to save the reputation of their business they need to start sleuthing to find out who really killed her.

The Sparks and Bainbridge Mystery Series

1. The Right Sort of Man (2019)

2. A Royal Affair (2020)

3. A Rogue's Company (2021)

 aired the week of August 16, 2021

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel is a twisty tale of deceit and revenge.  Rose Gold Watts who has been sickly all her life believes that her mom has been poisoning her for years.  Patty Watts spends 5 years in prison for something she swears she didn't do.  Now Patty is out of prison and who is there to pick her up, Rose Gold.  Does Rose Gold have revenge planned or does she just miss her mother?

 aired the week of August 9, 2021

The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons looks at the end of life experience.  Eudora is 85 and she is tired of life. She is ready to let it go until precocious 10-year-old Rose moves in next door.  Suddenly things are more exciting and Eudora hopes she is around long enough for the start of Rose's school year.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

 aired the week of August 2, 2021

The Paper Daughters of Chinatown by Heather B. Moore highlights a little known part of our history and introduces Donaldina Cameron who headed the Occidental Mission Home for Girls in San Francisco from 1900-1934.  Her mission is to help save young women who are brought to this country to work in the brothels of Chinatown. 

 aired the week of July 26, 2021

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi is a slim thought provoking memoir written by 36-year-old neurosurgical resident Kalanithi.  Months before his residency ends he finds out he has stage IV lung cancer.  Now Kalanathi and his wife Lucy must decide what is most important to them in the short amount of time they have left together. 

 aired the week of July 19, 2021

Before She was Helen by Caroline B. Cooney is a mystery set in a retirement community in South Carolina.  Helen's neighbor Dom has disappeared but while looking for him she finds a stolen piece of art that throws her in the middle of a drug ring that threatens to expose secrets Helen has tried to hide for many decades.