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.

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Write Stuff - Kate Walbert

Kate Walbert was born in New York City and attained a Master's degree in English from NYU. She has published a short story collection and four award winning novels.The library has just acquired her 2009 novel, A Short History of Women, which was named in the top ten books of that year by The New York Times Book Review. Described as luminous, the novel weaves strands of five lives into a tapestry made from key moments in modern history. The Library also has one of her other novels, His Favorites. To visit Walbert online click here.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - American Gods

American Gods is an American fantasy drama based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name, and developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green. Ricky Whittle plays the series' lead Shadow Moon, who meets a strange man named Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) after being released from prison, and soon becomes embroiled in a large-scale conflict between the Old Gods and the New Gods, who grow stronger every day. The series has received Emmy and Critic's Choice nominations, and the library has just acquired the first season. For more details click here.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Murder Ink - Alex North



















Alex North was born in Leeds, England, where he now lives with his wife and son. The Whisper Man was inspired by North's own little boy, who mentioned one day that he was playing with "the boy in the floor."
 “In this dark, suspenseful thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of a father and son caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town.”
Alex North is a British crime writer who has previously published under another name. 
To read an interview with North, click here.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Technology Help Desk - Tip #4

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August - Non-Fiction







Peonies: The Imperial Flower 
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall







Click on title for more details:
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck   Mark Manson
Three Women   Lisa Taddeo
St Laurence Seaway: Fifty years and Counting   D'Arcy Jenish
Defying Limits   Dr. Dave Williams 🍁
Great Baking
Breakfast: Recipes to Wake For   George and Ivan Weld
Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook   Rachel Bryant
Ritz and Escoffier   Luke Barr
Chop Suey Nation   Ann Hui
Partita for Glenn Gould   Georges Leroux
Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse   Piu Marie Eatwell
The Rival Queens   Nancy Goldstone
Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Raddison   Mark Bourrie
The Making of the October Crisis   D'Arcy Jenish
The Curse of Oak Island   Randall Sullivan
Praire Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder   Caroline Fraser
Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War ll   Robert Matzen
No More Excuses   Stephen Price


August - Mysteries








Bad Things
Nancy Bush







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The Lion   Nelson DeMille
Duel to the Death   J.A.Jance
District VIII   Adam Lebor
The Dogs of Riga   Henning Mankell
Betrayal in Time   Julie McElwain
Conviction   Denise Mina
The Whisper Man   Alex North
Last Breath   Karin Slaughter

August - Fiction








Big Sky 
Kate Atkinson







Click on title for more details:
Tears in the Grass   Lynda A. Archer 🍁
Wherever She Goes   Kelley Armstrong 🍁
The Only Story   Julian Barnes
The Oracle   Clive Cussler
Rules of the Road   Ciara Geraghty
City of Girls   Elizabeth Gilbert
The Keeper of Lost Things   Ruth Hogan
Evvie Drake Starts Over   Linda Holmes
Requiem   Frances Itani 🍁
Ayesha at Last   Usma Jallaluddin 🍁
One Minute Later   Susan Lewis
Let Me Explain You   Annie Liontas
On Turpentine Lane   Elinor Lipman
When We Found Home   Susan Mallery
Fire & Blood   George R R Martin
Circe   Madeline Miller
The Map That Leads to You   Joseph Monniger
Shadowplay   Joseph O'Connor
Dual Citizens   Alix Ohlin 🍁
Signs and Wonders   Alix Ohlin 🍁
You'll Never See Me Again   Lesley Pearse
Today I Learned It Was You   Edward Riche 🍁
Bina   Anakana Schofield 🍁
Martin John   Anakana Schofield 🍁
Marilou is Everywhere   Sarah Elaine Smith
The Vacationers   Emma Straub
Forget You Know Me   Jessica Srtawser
All That Man Is   David Szalay
Turbulence   David Szalay
Vi   Kim Thuy 🍁
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead   Olga Tokarczuk
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous   Ocean Vuong
A Short History of Women   Kate Walbert
Mrs Everything   Jennifer Weiner

August - DVDs








Big Little Lies







Click on title for more details:
American Gods Season One
The Durrells in Corfu Season Three
The Handmaid's Tale Season Two
Jimmy's Hall
Outlander Season Four
Mary Queen of Scots
Pet Sematary
Woman at War

August - Children's Books






Leaves 
David Ezra Stein







Click on title for more details:
Fraser Bear   Maggie DeVries 🍁
Amulet Bk#6: L'Evasion   Kazu Kibuishi
Bird & Squirrel: On Fire   James Burks
Land of Stories #4: Beyond the Kingdoms   Chris Colfer
Olga We're Out of Here   Elise Gravel 🍁
The Worst Book Ever   Elise Gravel 🍁
Amulet Bk#8: Supernova   Kazu Kibuishi
Just Jaime   Terri Libenson
Big Nate and Friends   Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate: Makes the Grade   Lincoln Peirce
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers   Dav Pilkey
Destination: Space   Dr. Dave Williams 🍁
Go for Liftoff!   Dr. Dave Williams 🍁
Alfred Nobel The Man Behind the Peace Prize   Kathy-Jo Wargin
Love to Everyone   Hilary McKay

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

September Book Sale























The September Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, September 9th, and runs until Saturday, September 14th.  Art books are featured.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Write Stuff - Diana Evans

Diana Evans is a British novelist, who was born and lives in London, the daughter of a Nigerian mother and an English father. She completed an MA in Creative Writing and became a Journalist. She has written three award-wining novels and the library has just acquired her latest work, Ordinary People. Set in London it tells the story of two couples against the background of Barack Obama's historic election victory. The novel is an intimate, immersive study of identity, parenthood, grief, friendship, ageing and the fragile architecture of love. To visit Evans online click here.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Acceptable Risk

Acceptable Risk is an Irish television crime drama series, first broadcast in 2017. Elaine Cassidy stars as Dublin-based Sarah Manning whose husband, Lee, is murdered while on a business trip to Montreal. The ensuing investigation reveals more questions than answers, and Manning finds herself under suspicion, and her life under surveillance. The library has just acquired the first series. For more details click here.