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.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

January - Les livres d’enfants en français

Les aventures de Cyprienne
Chantal Séguin

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Scooby-Doo et le Cactus Cruel  James Gelsey
Scooby-Doo et le Vilain Diablotin  James Gelsey
Les Aventures de Cyprienne Chantal Séguin
Beck et la Bataille des Mûres  Laura Driscoll
Dulcie et le Gâteau Magique  Gail Herman

January - Children's Books

If Kids Ruled the World
Linda Bailey

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How to Speak Dog  Sarah Whitehead
Hug Machine  Scott Campbell
The Day Crayons Quit  Drew Daywalt
Time for a Bath  Phillip Gershator
Guardian Princesses - Inaugural Trilogy  Setsu Shigematsu
Welcome to Your World, Baby  Brooke Shields
Let's Go for a Drive!  Mo Willems
Waiting is not Easy!  Mo Willems

January - Non-Fiction

My Venice and Other Essays
Donna Leon

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Do Fathers Matter?  Paul Raeburn
This Changes Everything  Naomi Klein
The Closing of the American Mind  Allan David Bloom
The Skinnytaste Cookbook  Gina Homolka
Jamie's 15 Minute Meals  Jamie Oliver
Onward  Howard Schultz
The Boys in the Boat  Daniel James Brown
1493  Charles C. Mann
Boundless  Kathleen Winter
A Mad Catastrophe  Geoffrey Wawro
From the Ruins of Empire  Pankaj Mishra
Party of One  Michael Harris
Dispatches from the Front  David Halton
My Grandfather's Gallery  Anne Sinclair

January - Fiction

Let Me Be Frank With You
Richard Ford

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Ellen in Pieces  Caroline Adderson
The Paris Architect  Charles Belfoure
Leaving Tomorrow  David Bergen
The Holiday Home  Fern Britton
The Miniaturist  Jessie Burton
The Narrow Road to the Deep North  Richard Flanagan
The Ocean at the End of the Lane  Neil Gaiman
Where We Belong  Emily Giffin
Tell  Frsnces Itani
Memory of Water  Emmi Itaranta
Wedding Night  Sophie Kinsella
Punishment  Linden MacIntyre
Us Conductors  Sean Michaels
The Rosie Effect  Graeme Simsion
The Geography of You and Me  Jennifer E. Smith
An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War  Patrick Taylor
Bedtime Story  Robert J. Wiersema

January - Mysteries

The Wreckage
Michael Robotham

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Stone Cold  C.J. Box
Kinsey & Me  Sue Grafton
I Am Pilgrim  Terry Hayes
The Sandman  Lars Kepler
Clean Cut  Lynda La Plante
The Man Who Smiled  Henning Mankell
Tell Me You're Sorry  Kevin O'Brien
Zoo  James Patterson
Confessions: The Paris Mysteries  James Patterson
Confessions: The Private School Murders  James Patterson
Unlucky 13  James Patterson
Private Down Under  James Patterson
Storm Front  John Sandford
Creation in Death  J.D. Robb (Large Print)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

February Book Sale

The February Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, February 2nd and runs until Saturday, February 7th. Cookbooks are featured.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Tom Rachman

Born in London and raised in Vancouver, Tom Rachman is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Columbia School of Journalism. He was a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press. In 2006, he worked part-time as an editor at the International Herald Tribune in Paris to support himself while writing fiction. His first novel, The Imperfectionists, was an international bestseller, published in more than 25 languages.  His second novel, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers, was published in June 2014.
Rachman lives in London and is working on his third novel. 
The library recently acquired both novels.  Click here to visit his website.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Hinterland

Y Gwyll (English: The Dusk), known in English by the name Hinterland, is a police detective drama series broadcast in Welsh and later in English on BBC-One Wales. When it was aired on the BBC in 2014, it was the first BBC drama with dialogue in both English and Welsh.
A noir crime drama drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where the knackered and troubled but intense DCI Tom Mathias in search for redemption, while solving hate crimes.
Read the review in The Guardian here.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Darynda Jones

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by. She currently has two series with St. Martin's Press, the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. 
Jones lives in New Mexico with her husband of almost 30 years and two sons.
The library recently acquired three of the Davidson series.  Click here to visit her website.

Friday, December 19, 2014

January Book Sale

The January Book Sale starts on Monday, January 5th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, January 10th. Classic books are featured.

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Celeste Ng

Everything I Never Told You, the debut novel by author Celeste Ng about a teenage girl growing up in a mixed race family in the American Midwest in the 1970s, has been named Amazon's best book of 2014.
Ng grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a family of scientists. She attended Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan.
Currently Ng lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and son, and is at work on a second novel and a collection of short stories.
The library has acquired her debut novel.  Click here to visit her website.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

December - Fiction

Family Furnishings
Alice Munro

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Toby's Room  Pat Barker
The Casablanca Connection  Victtorio Bellini
The Libyan Affair  Victtorio Bellini
A Gift From Bob  James Bowen
Sweetland  Michael Bowen
The Eye of Heaven  Clive Cussler
The Heart Has Its Reasons  Maria Dueñas
Gray Mountain   John Grisham
The Summer Guest  Emma Hannigan
An Italian Wife  Ann Hood
The End of Innocence  Allegra Jordan
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good  Jan Karon
The Woman Who Stole My Life  Marian Keyes
The Back of the Turtle  Thomas King
Shopaholic to the Stars  Sophie Kinsella
Juliet's Nurse  Lois Leveen
Together For Christmas  Debbie Macomber
Tiger Hills  Sarita Mandanna
Odysseus  Valerio Massino Manfredi
And Some Fell on Stony Ground  Leslie Mann
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher  Hilary Mantel
The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe  Alexander McCall Smith
The Children Act  Ian McEwan
The Bone Clocks  David Mitchell
How to Build a Girl  Caitlin Moran
The Taxidermist's Daughter  Kate Mosse
Leaving Time  Jodi Picoult
Some Luck  Jane Smiley
Queen By Right  Anne Easter Smith
Desert God  Wilbur Smith
Pegasus  Danielle Steel
Prima Donna  Karen Swan
The Silent Boy  Andrew Taylor
Full Black  Brad Thor
Man  Kim Thuy
Lisette's List  Susan Vreeland
The Paying Guests  Sarah Waters

December - Mysteries

Watching You
Michael Robotham

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The Reckoning  Rennie Airth
The Chimera Sanction  André K. Baby
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie  Rita Mae Brown
Storm Front  Richard Castle
The Burning Room  Michael Connelly
Flesh and Blood  Patricia Cornwell
Half in Love with Artful Death  Bill Crider
To Dwell in Darkness  Deborah Crombie
The Secret Place  Tana French
Fast Track  Julie Garwood
The Corners of the Globe  Robert Goddard
The Old Deep and Dark  Ellen Hart
Hour of Darkness  Quentin Jardine
No Known Grave  Maureen Jennings
Murder 101  Faye Kellerman
Gone  James Patterson
Private India: City on Fire  James Patterson
Blood on the Water  Anne Perry
A New York Christmas  Anne Perry
Dark Road  Ian Rankin
Bones Never Lie  Kathy Reichs
The Girl Next Door  Ruth Rendell
Abattoir Blues  Peter Robinson
Chasing Tomorrow  Sidney Sheldon
The Unwilling Accomplice  Charles Todd
Paris Match  Stuart Woods

December - Audio Books

Gray Mountain
John Grisham

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Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good Jan Karon
The Invention of Wings  Sue Monk Kidd
The Vinyl Cafe: On Tour  Stuart Maclean
Leaving Time  Jodi Picoult
China Dolls   Lisa See
The Rosie Project  Graeme Simsion
Some Luck  Jane Smiley
Pegasus  Danielle Steel
The Target  David Baldacci
Inferno   Dan Brown
The Black Box  Michael Connelly
The Burning Room  Michael Connelly
Girl, Stolen  April Henry
The Long Way Home  Louise Penny
Knots & Crosses  Ian Rankin
Strip Jack  Ian Rankin
Hidden Order  Brad Thor

December - Large Print

The Burning Room
Michael Connelly

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The Blood of an Englishman  M.C. Beaton
Death of a Policeman  M.C. Beaton
Long After Midnight  Iris Johansen
The Ugly Duckling  Iris Johansen
Silent Treatment  Michael Palmer
The Big Bad Wolf  James Patterson
Second Sight  Amanda Quick
Paris Match  Stuart Woods