Page Turners

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

 aired the week of September 12, 2022

The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard introduces Mr. Sitwell who works in the Barclay household for the past 15 years.  He is exploited by his white employers for the rib sauce he makes and others profit from his work until he gets fed up and turns the tables.  For fans of Colson Whitehead, Toni Morrison and Ayana Mathis.

 aired the week of September 5, 2022

The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood is formed by Judith Potts after she finds her neighbor shot in the head floating in his mill pond.  She joins forces with two other women in their small British community on the Thames to find the killer and stop this killing spree in their town.  For fans of mysteries by Simon Brett, Richard Osman and Julia Chapman.

 aired the week of August 29, 2022

The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb introduces music virtuoso Ray McMillian who has been given his great-great-grandfather's fiddle.  This broken old fiddle turns out to be a 10 million dollar Stradivarius which is stolen from his hotel room.  Will he be able to track it down in time for the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow or has he lost his family heirloom forever?

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

 aired the week of August 22, 2022

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho is a book spin off of the author's You Tube series of the same name.  In the book Acho answers questions that a white audience would have for a black man.  The goal is to open a dialogue and start a conversation to work on ending racist attitudes and behaviors.

 aired the week of August 15, 2022

Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney is the author's second novel.  Flora is searching for a picture when she finds her husband's lost wedding ring in a drawer.  This can only mean one thing, their great marriage is not what Flora thought it was.  How will she be able to reconcile what she has learned with the life she thought she had, especially as their only daughter is graduating from high school and leaving the nest.  For fans of domestic fiction like Belva plain, Jennifer Haigh and Sue Miller

 aired the week of August 8, 2022

Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison is a thriller that involves teen downhill skier Mindy Wright.  When she falls and breaks her leg on the course the doctors discover she has leukemia.  She needs a stem cell transplant but when the tests are run none of her family is a donor match and even worse they aren't related to her.  What is happening and who is hiding the truth?