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, March 24, 2015

March - Fiction

The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah

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The Tutor   Andrea Chapin
Last Friends  Jane Gardam
The Stories of Jane Gardam  Jane Gardam
Five Quarters of the Orange  Joanne Harris
The Girl on the Train  Paula Hawkins
Funny Girl  Nick Hornby
The Evening Chorus  Helen Humphreys
Defending Jacob  William Landay
The Drop  Dennis Lehane
Bertie's Guide to Life & Lovers  Alexander McCall Smith
Emma: A Modern Retelling  Alexander McCall Smith
The Illuminations  Andrew O'Hagan
This House is Not for Sale  E.C. Osondu
Alphabetique  Molly Peacock
I Refuse  Per Petterson
Reunion  Hannah Pittard
Mrs. Bradshaw's Handbook  Terry Pratchett
Blood Magick   Nora Roberts (also in Large Print)
Dark Witch  Nora Roberts
Shadow Spell  Nora Roberts
Lila  Marilynne Robinson
How to Be Both  Ali Smith
We Are Not Ourselves  Matthew Thomas
The American Lover  Rose Tremain
A Spool of Blue Thread  Anne Tyler
The Jaguar's Children  John Vaillant
My Sunshine Away  M.O. Walsh
The Interestings  Meg Wolitzer
Gone Girl   Gillian Flynn (Large Print)

March - Mysteries

The Escape
David Baldacci

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Death of a Liar  M.C. Beaton
Until the Night  Giles Blunt
Enter Pale Death  Barbara Cleverly
The Job  Janet Evanovich
Poppet  Mo Hayder
Salvation of a Saint  Keigo Higashino
A Twist of the Knife  Peter James
The Missing & the Dead  Stuart MacBride
The Bridge  Robert B. Parker
The Beat Goes On  Ian Rankin
A Fine Summer's Day  Charles Todd (also in Large Print)
Innocent in Death  J.D. Robb (Large Print)

March - Non-Fiction

Robin Williams
Emily Herbert

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The Cancer Survivor's Companion  Frances Goodheart
The Brain's Way of Healing  Norman Doidge
The Rescue of Belle & Sundance  Birgit Stutz
Dog Sense  John Bradshaw
Not That Kind of Girl  Lena Dunham
Into the Blizzard  Michael Winter
The Upstairs Wife  Rafia Zakaria
Rise to Greatness  Conrad Black
Leaving Before the Rains Come  Alexandra Fuller
Between Gods  Alison Pick

Friday, March 20, 2015

April Book Sale

The April Book Sale starts on Monday, April 6th at 2.30 pm and runs until Saturday, April 11th. Gardening books are featured.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Graeme Simsion

Graeme Simsion is a former IT consultant and the author of two nonfiction books on database design who decided, at the age of 50, to turn his hand to fiction. His first novel, The Rosie Project, was first written as a screenplay before being published as a novel in 2013.  An international hit, the novel was optioned for film by Sony Pictures.  Translation rights have been sold in over thirty-five languages.  The sequel, The Rosie Effect, was published in 2014.
Simsion lives in Australia with his wife and their two children.
The library has both novels.  Click here to visit his website.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Tudors

This Showtime drama focuses on the early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40-year reign (1509-1547) of England. The series looks at Henry's famous female companions like Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn and delves into his relationships with important figures like Sir Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey (head of the Catholic Church of England during its break with Rome) and Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, who was Henry's best friend and unofficial adviser.
The library has all four seasons. For more information link here.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Linda La Plante

Author, television dramatist and actress Lynda Marchal La Plante began her career as a stage and television actress. She worked with the National Theatre before turning to scriptwriting. In the U.S., La Plante is best known as the author of Prime Suspect, a mystery-thriller television series featuring Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison. The critically-acclaimed show has received numerous awards in both the U.S. and Britain.
Laplante is also the author of several mystery novels – all international bestsellers.  She divides her time between London and Easthampton, New York.
The library has acquired her most recent novel.  Click here to visit her website.