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.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

October - Audio Books

And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini

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Driving Mr. Yogi   Ron Guidry
One Summer  David Baldacci
On Canaan's Side  Sebastian Barry
The Red Queen  Philippa Gregory
The White Queen  Philippa Gregory
The Kitchen House  Kathleen Grissom
Tomorrow River  Lesley Kagen
The Two Towers  J.R.R. Tolkien
The King's Deception  Steve Barry
Daddy's Gone A Hunting  Mary Higgins Clark
The Lost Years  Mary Higgins Clark
Cuckoo's Calling  Robert Galbraith
Suffer the Little Children  Donna Leon
How the Light Gets In  Louise Penny
Relic   Douglas Preston
Bones of the Lost  Kathy Reichs

October - Mysteries

The Dying Hours
Mark Billingham

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Elegy for April  Benjamin Black
Already Dead  Stephen Booth
The Highway  C.J. Box
Light of the World  James Lee Burke
W is for Wasted  Sue Grafton
Strange Shores  Arnal Indridason
Dead Man's Time  Peter James
Unspeakable  Kevin O'Brien
The Famous & the Dead  T. Jefferson Parker
Children of the Revolution  Peter Robinson
The Guilty Plea  Robert Rotenberg
Old City Hall  Robert Rotenberg
Stranglehold  Robert Rotenberg
Stray Bullets  Robert Rotenberg
Miss Montreal  Howard Shrier

October - Fiction

The English Girl
Daniel Silva

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The Pilgrim  Paul Almond
The Pioneer  Paul Almond
Map of the Invisible World  Tash Aw
The Family Took Shape  Shashi Bhat
The Orenda  Joseph Boyden
The Painted Girls  Cathy Buchanan
The White Princess  Phillippa Gregory
The Real Katie Lavender  Erica James
Dr. Sleep  Stephen King
The Giant: O'Brien  Hilary Mantel
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena  Anthony Marra
Caught  Lisa Moore
The Dark  Claire Mulligan
The Story of Beautiful Girl  Rachel Simon
The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe  Mary Simses
The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs  Nick Trout
The Silver Star  Jeannette Walls
Eleven  Mark Watson

October - DVDs

The Great Gatsby

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42: The Jackie Robinson Story
The Grey
Grey Gardens
Hyde Park on the Hudson
The Sapphires

October - Non-Fiction

Cooked Michael Pollan

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50 Philosophy Classics  T. Butler-Bowdon
Bullies & Bullying  Margaret Kohut
Earth Repair  Leila Darwish
Gardening in Miniature  Janit Calvo
Back to Basics  Michael Smith
Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die  Chris Santella
Literature & Painting in Quebec William J. Berg
Lawrence in Arabia  Scott Anderson
Jane Austen's England  Roy Adkins
Gaddafi's Harem  Annick Cojean
Flight of the Eagle  Conrad Black
Coach: The Pat Burns Story  Rosie DiManno
A House in the Sky  Amand Lindhout
Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? Steven Tyler
Pain, Parties, Work  Elizabeth Winder
Brotherhood Deepak Chopra

October - Children's Books

Little Scribbles
Dominique Blaizot

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Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand Gail Carson Levine
Alien Invaders  Jane & Love Drake
Let's Meet a Firefighter  Gina Bellisario
Noni is Nervous  Heather Hartt-Sussman
Tough Trucks  Francis Ann Ladd
Rainbow Fish  Marcus Pfister
A Bunny in Trouble  Jane Pilgrim
The Toads of Davis  Ted Puntillo
The Sheep Fairy  Ruth Louise Symes

Sunday, October 20, 2013

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts on Monday, November 4th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, November 9th. Art books are featured.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Write Stuff - Mary Simses

Mary Simses grew up in Darien, Connecticut and started writing stories when she was eight. In college she majored in journalism.  Simses worked in magazine publishing for a few years and then went back to school to become a lawyer. After graduating, Simses enrolled in an evening fiction writing class at a university. From then on, she was hooked. Simses wrote a lot at night and on weekends, and managed to get several short stories published in literary magazines. She finally took the big leap and wrote The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café.
Simses now lives in South Florida with her husband and their daughter. She is working on another novel. Click here to visit her website.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Call the Midwife

A BBC series based upon the memoirs of Jennifer Worth set in the East-end of London during the 1950s. The plot follows the work of midwives and nuns working out of Nonnatus House, a nursing convent.
Broadcast on PBS in the Fall of 2012 the series received critical acclaim and strong viewer support.
The library has the first two seasons as well as Jennifer Worth's memoir trilogy. For more click here

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Muder Ink - Stuart MacBride

Stuart MacBride is a Scottish writer, most famous for his crime thrillers set in the "Granite City" of Aberdeen – featuring Detective Sergeant Logan McRae.  There are eight books in the Logan McRae series.
MacBride was born in Dumbarton, Scotland, and raised in Aberdeen. Prior to becoming a writer, his careers included scrubbing toilets offshore, graphic design, web design and IT/computer programming. He now lives in north-east Scotland with his wife, Fiona. He is reputed to be a passionate potato grower, but claims to have a "vegetable patch full of weeds".
The library has most of the series, including his most recent Close to the Bone.  Click here to visit his website.