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, August 23, 2016

August - Fiction

Vinegar Girl
Anne Tyler

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The Alphabet House   Jussi Alder-Olsen
A Country Road, A Tree   Jo Baker
The Stargazer's Sister   Carrie Brown
The Radiant Road   Katherine Catmull
The Queen of the Night   Alexander Chee
The Solomon Curse   Clive Cussler
Zero K   Don DeLillo
The Measure of Darkness   Liam Durcan
Absolom's Daughters   Suzanne Feldman
Belgravia   Julian Fellowes
The Privileged   Emily Hourican
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar   Suzanne Joinson
We're All in this Together   Amy Jones
China Rich Girlfriend   Kevin Kwan
One Night in Winter   Simon Sebag Montefiore
Barskins   Annie Proulx
The Improbability of Love   Hannah Rothschild
I Promise You This   Patricia Sands
The Daughter   Jane Shemilt
The Twelve Rooms of the Nile   Enid Shomer
Golden Lion   Wilbur Smith
Predator   Wilbur Smith
The Paris Secret   Karen Swan
Summer at Tiffany's   Karen Swan
The Ashes of London   Andrew Taylor
Angelopolis   Danielle Trussoni
Winter Garden   Kristin Hannah ( Large-Print)
Still Alice   Lisa Genova (Audiobook)
Sharkman Six   Owen West ( Audiobook)
The Witches Salem 1692   Stacey Schiff ( Large-Print)

August - Mysteries

River of the Dead
Robert Pobi

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Ruins of War   John A Connell
Seven Days Dead   John Farrow
Rock with Wings   Anne Hillerman
Orphan X   Gregg Hurwitz
I Let You Go   Clare Mackintosh
Taking Pity   David Mark
Knife Gun Poison Bomb   Martin O'Brien
It Happens in the Dark   Carol O'Connell
15th Affair   James Patterson
Cop Town   Karin Slaughter
Crazy Love You   Lisa Unger
In The Blood   Lisa Unger
Foreign Affairs   Stuart Woods
The Overlook   Michael Connelly (Audiobook)

August - Non-Fiction

Home-Cooked Comforts
Laura Washburn

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The Cabaret of Plants   Richard Mabey
Goodbye Parkinson's, Hello Life!   Alex Kerten
Fish and Seafood   Canadian Living
Complete Guide to Sushi and Sashimi   Jeffrey Elliot
Everyone Behaves Badly   Lesley M M Blume
100 Places That Made Britain   David Musgrove
The Nazi Officer's Wife   Edith Hahn Beer
Game of Crowns   Christopher Anderson

August - Children's Books

The Familiars#1
Adam Jay Epstein

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Familiars #2: Secrets of the Crown   Adam Jay Epstein
Familiars #3: Circle of Heroes   Adam Jay Epstein
Familiars #4: Palace of Dreams   Adam Jay Epstein
Babysitters Club #4: Claudia and Me   Rana Telgemeier
Drama   Rana Telgemeier
Hilo #1: The Boy who Crashed to Earth   Judd Winck
Hilo #2: Saving the Whole Wide World   Judd Winck
Calling on Dragons    Patricia C. Wrede
Dealing with Dragons   Patricia C. Wrede
Searching for Dragons   Patricia C. Wrede

August - DVDs

House Of Cards
Season Four

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Shetland   Seasons One and Two

Saturday, August 20, 2016

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts on Monday, September 12th and runs until Saturday, September 17th. Art books are featured.

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota was born in Derby, UK in 1981, he's a British-Indian Sikh. He had not read a novel until he was 18, and graduated in Mathematics. His first novel "Ours are the Streets" was published in 2011 to critical acclaim, it's the story of a British Muslim suicide bomber.
The library has a copy of his second book "The Year of the Runaways" which was shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker prize. It's a bold and original novel about illegal immigration to Britain from India, focusing on four migrant workers in Sheffield.
Sahota lives in Sheffield with his wife and two children. Click here to visit him online.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Black Work

Black Work is a 3 part British detective thriller written by Matt Charman, and starring the wonderful actress Sheridan Smith as police officer Jo Gillespie. She sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover police officer. During the course of her investigations she uncovers some dangerous secrets about her husband which tests her faith in the police family. The library has the DVD, click here for more details

Monday, August 1, 2016

Murder Ink - David Swinson

David Swinson is a retired police detective, having served 16 years with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department. Before joining the DC police Swinson was a record store owner in Seal Beach, California, a punk rock/alternative concert promoter in Long Beach, California, and a music video producer and independent filmmaker in Los Angeles, California.
Swinson currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, daughter, bull mastiff, and bearded dragon.
The Library recently acquired his second novel The Second Girl.  Click here to visit Swinson online.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Louise Wibe

We are sorry to report that Louise Wibe, a long standing member and leader of our library, passed away on Saturday, July 30th.
Louise helped make our library what it is today and continued to cater get-togethers and ensure that the gardens were in tip top shape.
Her sense of humour and optimistic outlook were always a pleasure to behold. RIP Louise, you will be sorely missed. Arrangements will be announced.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

July - Mysteries

Hide Away
Iris Johansen

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The Last Mile   David Baldacci
Boar Island   Nevada Barr
What's Left Behind   Gail Bowen
A Cast of Falcons   Steve Burrows
The End Game   Catherine Coulter
Goodbye to the Dead   Brian Freeman
Angora Alibi   Sally Goldsenbaum
Lost and Gone Forever   Alex Grecian
The Woman in Blue   Elly Griffiths
Hard Cold Winter   Glen Erik Hamilton
Brighton   Michael Harvey
Clawback   J.A.Jance
Arena   Holly Jennings
Hidden Bodies   Caroline Kepnes
Body in the Wardrobe   Katherine Hall Page
Beyond the Ice Limit   Douglas Preston
'Til Death Do Us Part   Amanda Quick
The Second Girl   David Swinson
A Pattern of Lies   Charles Todd
Dishonorable Intentions   Stuart Woods
Crimson Shore   Douglas Preston ( Large Print)

July - Fiction

 No Safe Secret
 Fern Michaels

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Rich and Pretty   Alan Ruman
The Noise of Time   Julian Barnes
Carry Me   Peter Behrens
The Cavendon Luck    Barbara Taylor Bradford
One With You   Sylvia Day
Reflected in You   Sylvia Day
Margaret the First   Danielle Dutton
Wolf Winter   Cecilia Ekback
Larose   Louise Erdich
The Three Sisters and Hotel   Katherine Govier
Children of Earth and Sky   Guy Gavriel Kay
One Secret Summer   Lesley Lokko
You and Me, Always   Jill Mansell
The Company of Crows   Karen Molson
A Measure of Light   Beth Powning
Miller's Valley   Anna Quindlen
Freya   Anthony Quinn
The Year of the Runaways   Sunjeev Sahota
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos   Dominic Smith
Property of a Noblewoman   Danielle Steel
Flight Patterns   Karen White
The Naturalist   Alissa York

July Non-Fiction

The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Anderson Cooper

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The Bridge Ladies   Betsey Lerner
Half-Earth:Our Planet's Fight for Life   Edward O. Wilson
Little Princes   Conor Grennan
The Vanishing of Flight MH370   Richard Quest
Precious Cargo   Craig Davidson
Morgue: A Life in Death   Vincent Di Maio
The Underdogs   Melissa Fay Greene
The White Road   Edmund De Waal
The Old Ways : A Journey on Foot   Robert Macfarlane
The Romanovs 1613-1917   Simon Montefiore
Some Sunny Day   Vera Lynn
This is Not My Life   Diane Schoemperlan
The Lost Tudor Princess   Alison Weir

July - Children's/Teens Books

Star Wars : The Story of Darth Vader
Catherine Saunders

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Star Wars : R2-D2 and Friends   Beecroft
Star Wars : What is a Wookie?   Buller
Star Wars : Clone Troopers in Action   Hibbert
Star Wars : Join the Rebels   Saunders
Star Wars : Journey through Space   Windham
Fous de Foot   Fanny Joly
Fantastic Forts   Schofield, Jo and Danks
Game of Hide and Seek   Disney
Star Wars : Star Pilot   Buller
Star Wars : Galactic Crisis !   Windham
The Curious Garden   Peter Brown
Gerbs in the House : The Dilly Dally B   Lydia Lukidis
Melvin and the Madcap Musical   Lydia Lukidis
Mommy Far Mommy Near   Carol Peacock
500 Hats of Bartholomew Cummins   Dr.Seus
Dr Frankenstein's Daughter   Suzanne Weyn
The Great Art Scandal   Anna Nilsen

July - DVDs

Borgen Season 3

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The Fall Series 2
Black Work
John Adams
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Series 2
A Place to Call Home Season 3