Page Turners

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

Monday, February 28, 2022

 aired the week of March 28, 2022

Best Laid Plans by Gwen Florio introduces the Nora Best mystery series.  Nora and her husband are planning on a year long road trip with an Airstream trailer that they will use as a basis for a book.  However when Nora interrupts her husband and their neighbor in the act she knows her marriage is over and so are her book plans.  She flees with the trailer in tow and stops at a random campground in Wyoming where she is accused of murdering one of the campground hosts. 

1. Best Laid Plans

2. Best Kept Secrets

 aired the week of March 21, 2022

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig introduces Nora who has decided she is done living.  Her life is full of regrets and she can't continue the way things are.  After taking too many pills she finds herself in front of a library.  Inside are books full of lives she could have lived had she done things differently.  What life is the best life and how will she know?

 aired the week of March 14, 2022

Deep into the Dark by P.J. Tracy is the first in a series featuring LAPD homicide detective Margaret Nolan.  She and her partner are investigating the suspicious death of a man in a high rise when they meet Sam and Melody who are coworkers at a trendy bar.  Sam a veteran with PTSD might be good for the murder but there are many other things in play and the body count keeps rising.  A gritty character drive police thriller, for fans of Harlan Coben, Reed Farrel Coleman and Robert Crais.

Detective Margaret Nolan

1. Deep into the Dark

2. Desolation Canyon

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

 aired the week of March 7, 2022

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter tells the story of the Kurc family and their daring escape from the city of Radom, Poland during World War II.  Author Georgia Hunter has meticulously researched her family and tells their stories in this fictionalized account of their survival.  By the end of the Holocaust, 90% of Poland's three million Jews were annihilated; of the more than thirty thousand Jews who lived in Radom, fewer than 300 survived.  Hunter is right, "We were the lucky ones."  A powerful story of survival under unimaginable circumstances.

 aired the week of February 28, 2022

We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker introduces young protagonist Duchess Day Radley who is just trying to keep her family together.  Tragedy follows the Radley family and soon the man who killer her young aunt in a hit and run accident 30 years ago is released from prison.  A short time after his release Duchess's mother is killed.  The local police chief is certain he knows who killed her but while he is building his case Duchess and her young brother Robin must forge a new life for themselves with a grandfather they have never met.

 aired the week of February 21, 2022

The Lights of Sugarberry Cove by Heather Webber is a work of southern women's fiction with a touch of magical realism. The Scott women are brought together after mother Susannah suffers a heart attack.  This is a chance for them to air their feelings and mend fences, but it won't be easy.  Set on a lake in Alabama with a lovely old Bed and Breakfast as the backdrop, this is a light read with a good message.