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.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Line of Duty

Line of Duty is an award-winning British police television drama series. It focuses on the anti-corruption unit investigating the police service itself. The library has just acquired the fourth series, which as always is full of plot twists and suspense. The series stars Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston and Thandie Newton, and is well worth watching. For more details click here.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Murker Ink - Cate Holahan

Cate Holahan is the USA Today Bestselling author of Lies she told, The widower's wife and Dark turns.
An award-winning journalist and former television producer, she has written for Businessweek, The Boston Globe, and The Record newspaper. Her short fiction won first place in the 19th annual Calliope competition, a magazine published by the writer's group of American Mensa.
The library has acquired her most recent novel, Lies she told.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you are interested in her previous novels.
Holahan lives in New Jersey with her husband, two daughters and dog Westley.  To visit her online, click here.

Monday, November 27, 2017

November - Non-Fiction

Rachel's Food for Living
Rachel Allen

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In Search of a Better World   Payam Akhavan
Hidden Life of Trees   Peter Wohlleben
Edible Spots & Pots   Stacey Hirvela
Vertical Gardening   Derek Fell
A Bold and Dangerous Family   Caroline Moorehead
Run Hide Repeat   Pauline Dakin
Until I Say Good-Bye   Susan Spencer-Wendel

November - Fiction

Any Dream Will Do
Debbie Macomber

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Mankind and Other Stories of Women   Marianne Ackerman 🍁
Mercy Snow   Tiffany Baker
School of Velocity   Eric Beck Rubin 🍁
This Marlowe   Michelle Butler Hallett 🍁
Kay's Lucky Coin Variety   Ann Y.K.Choi 🍁
The Motorcyclist   George Elliott Clarke 🍁
Black Apple   Joan Crate 🍁
The Cuban Affair   Nelson DeMille
The Vineyard   Maria Duenas
Dinner at the Center of the Earth   Nathan Englander
Leave Me   Gayle Forman
The Rules of Magic   Alice Hoffman
That's My Baby   Frances Itani 🍁
Been in the Storm So Long   Terry Jordan 🍁
The House on Selkirk Avenue   Irena Karafilly 🍁
To Be Where You Are   Jan Karon
The Bloodprint   Ausman Zehanat Khan 🍁
The Translation of Love   Lynne Kutsukake 🍁
The Conjoined   Jen Soofong Lee 🍁
The Crooked Heart of Mercy   Billie Livingston 🍁
The Ninth Hour   Alice McDermott
The Many   Wyl Menmuir
The Burning Girl   Claire Messud
George and Lizzie   Nancy Pearl
Strangers with the Same Dream   Allison Pick 🍁
Principles to Live By   David Adams Richards
Somewhere a Long and Happy Life Probably   Jill Sexsmith 🍁
House of Spies   Daniel Silva
Night Moves   Richard Van Camp 🍁
Emma in the Night   Wendy Walker
Lost in September   Kathleen Winter 🍁
Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold   Margaret Atwood (Audiobook) 🍁

November - Mysteries

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
Joel Dicker

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The Scarred Woman   Jussi Adler-Olsen
Hide and Seek   M.J.Arlidge
The Winners' Circle   Gail Bowen 🍁
Keep Her Safe   Sophie Hannah
Lies She Told   Cate Holahan
Three Years with the Rat   Jay Hosking
Killing Season   Faye Kellerman
The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye   David Lagercrantz
A Legacy of Spies   John LeCarre
Odd Child Out   Gilly MacMillan
Cast Iron   Peter May
All the Missing Girls   Megan Miranda
An Echo of Murder   Anne Perry
A Casualty of War   Charles Todd
Golden Prey   John Sandford ( Large Print )

November - DVDs


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A Street Cat Named Bob
House of Cards Season Five
Line of Duty Series Four

Holiday Schedule

Monday, November 20, 2017

December Book Sale

The December Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, December 4th and runs until Saturday, December 9th. Christmas books are featured.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Write Stuff - Roz Nay

Roz Nay grew up in England, and studied at Oxford University. She worked as a teacher in the UK and Australia. The library has just acquired a copy of her highly acclaimed first novel, Our Little Secret. Described as compulsive, riveting and suspenseful, Our Little Secret is about a missing woman, a tangled love triangle, the secrets we keep and the secrets we share. Roz now lives in British Columbia with her husband and two children. For more details click here.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - My Mother and Other Strangers

My Mother and Other Strangers is a 2016 television drama series set in Northern Ireland during the Second World War. It centres on the Coyne family and their neighbours, as they come to terms with the influx of thousands of American serviceman into their small rural community. Compelling weekly stories, incorporating events of the time, focus on the complex love triangle between the mother of the Doyle family, her husband, and a charming American Air Force officer. Click here for more details.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Murder Ink - James Oswald

James Oswald is the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Edinburgh-based Detective Inspector McLean novels, the first two of which were shortlisted for the prestigious CWA Debut Dagger award for best unpublished author.
The library has acquired Dead Men’s Bones, the story about the murder/suicide of a prominent Scottish politician and his family which brings Detective Inspector Tony McLean out to the countryside to investigate. 
Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his novels. 
In his spare time Oswald farms 350 acres in North East Fife, Scotland, where he raises pedigree Highland cattle and New Zealand Romney sheep. Click here to visit Oswald online.

Friday, October 27, 2017

October - Mysteries

Glass Houses
Louise Penny 🍁

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The Cat Among Us   Louise Carson 🍁
The Kill   Jane Casey
With Malice   Eileen Cook 🍁
The Tooth Tattoo   Peter Lovesey
Devil's Peak   Deon Meyer
Heart of the Hunter   Deon Meyer
Dead Men's Bones   James Oswald
Echoes in Death   J.D.Robb
The Book of Blood and Shadow   Robin Wasserman
Glass Houses   Louise Penny (Audiobook) 🍁

October - DVDs

 Season 3

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My Mother and Other Strangers

October - Fiction

The People at Number 9
Felicity Everett

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A Column of Fire   Ken Follett
Why We Broke Up   Daniel Handler
The Heart of Henry Quantum   Pepper Harding
The Afterlife of Stars   Joseph Kertes 🍁
Read Me Like a Book   Liz Kessler
And the Trees Crept In   Dawn Kurtagich
The Only Cafe   Linden MacIntyre 🍁
Red Hill   Jamie McGuire
Men Without Women   Haruki Murakami
Our Little Secret   Roz Nay
The Only Child   Andrew Pyper 🍁
Daughter of Deep Silence   Carrie Ryan
The Best of Adam Sharp   Graeme Simsion
Kitchens of the Great Midwest   Ryan J.Stradal
Ines of My Soul   Isabel Allende (Large Print)

October - Non-Fiction

Coco Chanel
Justine Picardie

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The Lost Carving   David Esterly
Canada   Mike Myers 🍁
Why Not Me?   Mindy Kaling
Yes Please   Amy Poehler
Russian Tattoo   Elena Gorokhova