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.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

September - Fiction

The Heist
Daniel Silva

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Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Lunch in Paris   Elizabeth Baird
Walking on Water  Richard Evans
The Vagrants  Yiyun Li
The Dead Don't Dance  Charles Martin
Everything I Never Told You  Celeste Ng
Dept. of Speculation  Jenny Offil
The Boleyn Bride  Brandy Purdy
The Imperfectionists  Tom Rachman
The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers  Tom Rachman
Vienna Nocturne  Vivien Shotwell
The Farm  Tom Rob Smith
Act of War  Brad Thor
A Perfect Heritage  Penny Vincenzi
An Unexpected Grace  Kristin Von Keisler

September - Mysteries

Invisible City
Julia Dahl

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Sorry  Zoran Drvenkar
Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides  Kaitlyn Dunnit
The Case of the Love Commandos  Tarquin Hall
Deader Homes & Gardens  Joan Hess
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent  Susan Elia MacNeal
Buffalo Jump  Howard Schrier
High Chicago  Howard Schrier
Code Blues  Melissa Yi
Terminally Ill  Melissa Yi
The Lady of Sorrows  Anne Zouroudi
The Woods  Harlan Coben (Large Print)
The Cold Moon  Jeffery Deaver (Large Print)
Obsession  Jonathan Kellerman (Large Print)
Proof Positive  Phillip Margolin

September - Non-Fiction

Hard Choices
Hillary Clinton

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The Spark  Kristine Barnett
Family Meals  Michael Smith
A Higher Call  Adam Makos
Desert Flower  Waris Dirie
Love & Fatigue in America  Roger King
Home Sweet Anywhere  Lynne Martin
The Mockingbird Next Door  Marja Mills

September - Children's Books

Le Journal d'Aurélie Laflamme #3
India Desjardins

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Bob l'éponge : Mon voyage à Atlantis  Sarah Wilson
Silvermist & the Ladybug Curse  Gail Herman
The Trouble with Tink  Kiki Thorpe
Dork Diaries #1: Not-So-Fabulous Life Rachel Russell
Dork Diaries #3: Not-So-Talented Pop Star Rachel Russell
Dork Diaries #4: Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess Rachel Russell
Face-to-Face with Frogs  Mark W. Moffett
Ape: Watch Me Grow Lisa Magloff
Cats & Kittens  Katherine Starke
Lucy Maud Montgomery  Elizabeth MacLeod
Farm Tractors  Kristin Nelson
Never Tease a Weasel  Jean Conder Soule

September - Teens' Books

Where She Went
Gayle Forman

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The Death Cure  James Dashner
The Scorch Trials  James Dashner
Looking for Alaska  John Green
Will Grayson, Will Grayson  John Green
Four: A Divergent Collection  Veronica Roth
The Fourth Stall  Chris Rylander
Lego Play Book  Daniel Lipkowitz

September - DVDs

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 1
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2
Baby Genius- Favorite Nursery Rhymes
Baby Genius- Favorite Sing-a-longs

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Greenwood's StoryFest

StoryFest 2014 has arranged for a remarkable lineup of distinguished writers to visit this autumn.
  • Kate Pullinger, Sept. 23rd
  • Michael Winter, Oct. 4th
  • Paul Thompson, Oct. 6th
  • Peter Behrens, Oct. 14th
  • Merilyn Simonds, Oct. 18th
  • Margaret Atwood, Oct. 20th (Sold Out)
  • Graeme Gibson, Oct. 20th
  • Stephanie Bolster, Oct. 23rd
  • Monty Reid, Oct. 23rd
  • Arleen Paré, Oct. 23rd
  • Roméo Dallaire, Nov. 3rd (Sold Out)
For lots more information visit Greenwood's StoryFest

Friday, September 19, 2014

October Book Sale

The October Book Sale starts Monday, October 6th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, October 11th. Cookbooks are featured.

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Write Stuff - Rosie Thomas

Janey King is a British journalist and romance novelist, writing under the pseudonym of Rosie Thomas. She is the author of 20 novels and ranks among the top 100 authors whose books are borrowed from United Kingdom libraries. She has won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award twice, for her novels Iris & Ruby and Sunrise. Thomas discovered a love of traveling and mountaineering when her children were grown. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, trekked in the footsteps of Shackleton on South Georgia Island, and spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica.  She lives in London.
The library has several of her novels. Click here to visit her website.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Broadchurch

Broadchurch is a British television crime drama starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. Set on the Dorset coast, it centres on the death of an eleven-year-old boy, and the search for his murderer by detectives Alec Hardy (Tennant) and Ellie Miller (Colman). Its first series achieved high ratings for ITV, winning critical acclaim, while also generating a large amount of publicity around the "whodunit" mystery. The library has the first season. More...

Monday, September 1, 2014

Murder Ink - Greg Iles

Greg Iles was born in 1960 in Stuttgart, Germany, where his father was in charge of the medical clinic at the U.S. Embassy. He grew up in Natchez, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. Iles founded the band Frankly Scarlet and played music for a living before deciding to write. His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was published in 1993 and became a New York Times bestseller. He went on to write ten bestselling novels.
Iles belongs to the author rock band known as The Rock Bottom Remainders.  He still lives in Natchez, Mississippi, with his wife and two children.
The library has several of his books including his most recent Natchez Burning.  Click here to visit Iles’ website.