The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

November - Fiction

Edge of Eternity
Ken Follett

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You  Joanna Briscoe
The King's Curse  Philippa Gregory
The Long Weekend  Veronica Henry
The Red Book     Deborah Copaken Kogan
Adult Onset  Ann-Marie MacDonald
After Her  Joyce Maynard
Eternal on the Water  Joseph Monninger
Night Music  Jojo Moyes
I Capture the Castle  Dodie Smith
The Long Way Home  Mariah Stewart
Moonlight Cove  Sherryl Woods
Rose Under Fire  Elizabeth Wein

November - Mysteries

The Target
David Balducci

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The Extinction Event  David Black
Personal  Lee Child
Silent Voices   Ann Cleeves
Shepherd's Fall  W.L.Dyson
Bitter Legacy  H. Terrell Griffin
Collateral Damage  H. Terrell Griffin
Dead Letter Drop   Peter James
The End of the Wasp Season  Denise Mina
The Sixth Extinction  James Rollins
The Kill Switch  James Rollins
A Fear of Dark Water  Craig Russell
Locked In  Kerry Wilkinson

November - Non-fiction

My Father's Daughter
Gwyneth Paltrow

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Blood: The Stuff of Life  Lawrence Hill
A Troublesome Inheritance  Nicholas Wade
After Tehran  Marina Nemat
Fighting Back  Chris Nolan

November - Teens

Walking Home
Eric Walters

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Real Mermaids Do Not Hold Their Breath  Hélène Boudreau
Surviving High School  M. Doty
Braces & Glasses  Meg Haston
Break-ups & Make-ups  Meg Haston
Little Red Lies  Julie Johnston
Seeing Cinderella  Jenny Lundquist
Every Breath  Ellie Marney
Haze  Paula Weston
Monsters in the Night  Lise Regan

November - Children's Books

Rule of Three
Megan Macdonald

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Pas de Pitié pour la saleté  Vanessa Rubio
Le Film  Vanessa Rubio
Go Girl: Boy Friend?  Meredith Badger
Go Girl: Kiss Chasey  Thalia Kalkipsakis
Go Girl: Karate Kicks  Chrissie Perry
The Holly Joliday  Megan McDonald
Julia Gillian (and the art of knowing)  Alison McGhee
Julia Gillian (and the Quest for joy)  Alison McGhee
The King of Fantasy  Geronimo Stilton
Zombie Elementary  Howard Whitehouse
First Dinosaur Encyclopedia  Google Books
Mysteries of the Komodo Dragon  Marty Crump
Scaredy Cat  Russell Punter
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs  Byron Barton
The Way of the Wolf  Richard Dungworth
Watson and the Case of the Sneaky Stealer  Lisa Riggin

Thursday, November 20, 2014

December Book Sale

The December Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, December 1st and runs until Saturday, December 6th. Christmas books are featured.
Please note that new pricing will be in effect. Children's books will be 25 cents each or 5 for a dollar. Fiction, non-fiction and trade paperbacks $1. Pocket books remain at 25 cents each or 5 for a dollar.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the author of six novels, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist’s Love Story, and the best-selling Three Wishes and The Husband’s Secret; Big Little Lies is her most recent novel.  The Husband’s Secret reached number one on the New York Times bestseller list, was a number one bestseller in the UK, sold close to two million copies worldwide, has been optioned for a film, and will be translated into more than thirty-five languages.
Moriarty lives in Sydney with her husband, son, and daughter.
The library has recently acquired three of her novels.  Please click here to visit her website.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Doc Martin

When obstetrician Martin Bamford learns that his wife has been unfaithful to him with all three of his best mates, he decides to leave London for a short while to clear his head and decide what to do next. He heads to the village of Port Isaac in Cornwall where he had spent some time as a boy. He's a bit of an oddity in the village and some at least suspect he may be there for no good reason. He soon makes friends and finds himself working on a fishing boat and enjoying a somewhat carefree life. The library has the first 6 seasons.  More....

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Murder Ink - Vicki Delany

Vicki Delany is one of Canada's most varied and prolific crime writers. Under Cold Stone is the seventh in the popular Constable Molly Smith series, which began with In the Shadow of the Glacier. She also writes standalone novels of gothic suspense as well as a light-hearted historical series set in the raucous heyday of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Vicki lives in Prince Edward County Ontario. 
The library has a few of her novels.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to recommend more of her novels.
Click here to visit Delany’s website.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

October - Mysteries

The Son
Jo Nesbo

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The Bones Beneath  Mark Billingham
The Corpse Bridge  Stephen Booth
Wayfaring Stranger  James Lee Burke
Murder In Retribution  Anne Cleeland
The Silkworm  Robert Galbraith
Sniper's Honor  Stephen Hunter
Want You Dead  Peter James
Fifth Grave Past the Light  Darynda Jones
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet  Darynda Jones
Sixth Grave on the Edge  Darynda Jones
Dear Daughter  Elizabeth Little
The Dark Winter  David Mark
Original Skin  David Mark
Sorrow Bound  David Mark
The Long Way Home  Louise Penny
Death on Blackheath  Anne Perry
Labyrinth  Kat Richardson
The Thirteen Hallows  Michael Scott
Cut & thrust  Stuart Woods
Final Theory  Mark Alpert (Audio Book)
The Hit  David Baldacci (Audio Book)

October - Fiction

The Man Who Loved Dogs
Leonardo Padura

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Carry the One  Carol Anshaw
Silver Borne  Patricia Briggs
Girls in White Dresses  Jennifer Close
Written in My Heart's Own Blood  Diana Gabaldon
Sedition  Katherine Grant
Summer People  Elin Hilderbrand
The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules  C. Ingleman
The Swan Thieves  Elizabeth Kostova
Freud's Mistress  Karen Mack
A Life Intercepted  Charles Martin
Maggie  Charles Martin
Balancing Act  Fern Michaels
Gotcha!  Fern Michaels
To Taste the Wine  Fern Michaels
Sutton  J.R. Moehringer
Big Little Lies  Liane Moriarty
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage Haruki Murakami
The Crane Wife  Patrick Ness
When Hoopoes Go to Heaven  Gaile Parkin
A Day Away  Nora Roberts
Five Ways to Fall  K. A. Tucker
Ghostwritten  Isabel Wolff
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close  Jonathan Foer (Audio Book)
The Spies of Warsaw  Alan Furst (Audio Book)
Remember Me?  Sophie Kinsella (Audio Book)
Sarah's Key  Tatiana de Rosnay (Audio Book)

October - DVDs

Orange is the New Black

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Draft Day
The Escape Artist
Heaven is for Real
Homeland: Season 3
The Indian Doctor: Season 3
Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2
Lone Survivor
Murder on the Home Front
The Village
The Railway Man

Monday, October 20, 2014

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts on Monday, November 3rd and runs until Saturday, November 8th. Young people's books are featured.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Future of the Book - An Essay from The Economist

The digital transformation of the way books are written, published and sold has only just begun  read on....