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.

Friday, April 24, 2015

April - DVDs


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Love is Strange
Morning Glory
My Old Lady
The Red Tent
The Way
The Theory of Everything
Wadjda (also Blu-ray)
Titanic: Band of Courage
Anzac Girls
Downton Abbey: Season 5
The Killing: Season 3
Line of Duty: Season 1
Mad Men: Final Season
Page Eight
A Place to Call Home: Season 1
Somewhere at Sea: Timothy Spall  

April - Fiction

A Delicate Truth
John Le Carré

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A Strong Hand to Hold  Anne Bennett
When the Killing is Done  T. Coraghessan Boyle
The Search Angel  Tish Cohen
The Privileges  Jonathan Dee
The Fault in Our Stars  John Green
The London Train  Tessa Hardy
The Buried Giant  Kazuo Ishiguro
His Last Duchess  Gabrielle Kimm
After the War is Over  Maureen Lee
Au revoir Liverpool  Maureen Lee
Last One Home  Debbie Macomber
Bittersweet  Colleen McCullogh
The Husband's Secret  Liane Moriarty
Invisible  James Patterson
After the War is Over  Jennifer Robson
My October  Claire Holden Rothman
Artful  Ali Smith
Lost for Words  Edward St. Aubyn
Prodigal Son  Danielle Steel
The Renegade  Jack Whyte

April - Mysteries

The Stranger
Harlan Coben

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Where the Bodies are Buried  Christopher Brookmyre
Long Gone  Alifair Burke
Ghostheart  R.J. Ellory
The King of Shanghai  Ian Hamilton
The Red Pole of Macau  Ian Hamilton
The Scottish Banker of Surabaya  Ian Hamilton
The Wild Beasts of Wuhan  Ian Hamilton
Mathew's Tale  Quentin Jardine
Motive  Jonathan Kellerman
Vigilante Season  Peter Kirby
The Black Path  Åsa Larsson
A Treacherous Paradise   Henning Mankell
Gods & Beasts  Denise Mina
Warning at One  Ann Purser
Blood Infernal  James Rollins

April - Non-Fiction

Not My Father's Son
Alan Cumming

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They Left Us Everything  Plum Johnson
Aging Backwards  Miranda Esmonde-White
Arabian Sands  Wilfred Thesiger
The Lost City of Z  David Grann
Shackleton  Michael Smith

April - Teens

Best Friends Through Eternity
Sylvia McNicholl

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Shadow Scale  Rachel Hartman
All the Bright Places  Jennifer Niven
The Blood of Olympus  Rick Riordan
Black Dove, White Raven  Elizabeth Wein
My Mother's Secret  J.L. Witterick
The Art of LEGO Design   Jordan Schwartz

Monday, April 20, 2015

May Book Sale

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Carol Anshaw

Carol Anshaw is a writer and painter. She is adjunct professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Anshaw is the author of four novels including her most recent Carry the One. Her short fiction has been published in various periodicals.
Anshaw is currently at work on a series of paintings of the novelist, poet and heartbreaker, Vita Sackville-West.
She and her partner, the documentarian Jessie Ewing, live in Chicago, also in Amsterdam.
The library acquired her most recent novel. Click here to visit her website.   

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - DCI Banks

Peter Robinson's DCI Banks series is now available on DVD. The tenacious and stubborn DCI Alan Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his feisty and ambitious young assistant, DS Annie Cabbot.
Unlike many police procedurals, that focus on the  idiosyncrasies on the main character, this effort is true to Robinson's vision of competent police work resolving complex crimes.
The library has the first two seasons. For more information link here.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Robert Pobi

Before becoming an international bestselling novelist, Robert Pobi dealt in fine Georgian antiques for thirteen years. In warm weather he spends much of his time at a cabin on a secluded lake in the mountains and when the mercury falls he heads to the Florida Keys. He divides his time between Montreal, Northern California and Florida.
The library recently acquired his debut thriller Eye of the Storm (formerly titled Bloodman).  Please use the Suggestion Book if you are interested in reading his other novels.  Click here to visit Pobi’s website.