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, July 25, 2015

July - Fiction

Beyond the Blue
Andrea MacPherson

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A Whisper in the Dark  Louisa May Alcott
Joy for Beginners  Erica Bauermeister
A Girl Can Dream  Anne Bennett
If You Were the Only Girl  Anne Bennett
The White Russian  Vanora Bennett
Beyond the Veil of Tears  Rita Bradshaw
2030   Albert Brooks
War of the Wives  Tamar Cohen
Child of the Mersey  Annie Groves
The Thread  Victoria Heslop
Secrets of the Lighthouse   Santa Montefiore
The King's Sister  Anne O'Brien
The Art Forger  Barbara Shapiro
Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch  Sijie Dai
Lies You Wanted to Hear  James Whitfield Thomson
The Orchid Affair  Lauren Willig

July - Mysteries

Thin Air
Ann Cleeves

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The Hanging Shed  Gordon Ferris
A Room Full of Bones  Elly Griffiths
Midwinter Sacrifice  Mons Kallentoft
The Gallows Bird  Camilla Lackberg
Afterwards  Rosamund Lupton
The Ghost Riders of Ordebec  Fred Vargas
Seeking Whom He May Devour  Fred Vargas

July - Non-Fiction

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents
Ross Wilson & Lynn Lyons

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Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less  Canadian Living
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up  Mary Kondo
Royal Gardeners  Alan Titchmarsh
The Republic of Imagination  Azar Nifisi
Quebec Culture Through the Eyes of an Artist: Marcel Dargis
Memoirs of Percy Nobbs  Bill Tierney

July - Children's Books

Puppy's Big Day
Nick Bruel

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Ivy + Bean Series #4 - 9  Annie Burrows
Girl's Best Friend  Leslie Margolis
Picture Day  Susan Nees
Monkey Me and the New Neighbour  Timothy Roland
Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl  Rachel Renee Russell
Superman: Darkseid's Revenge  Devan Aptekar
Batman: Gotham's Villains Unleashed  John Sazaklis
Superman & the Mayhem of Metallo  Sarah Hines Stephens
We're Very Good Friends, Grandma and I  P.K. Hallinan
Fancy Nancy Storybook Treasury  Jane O'Connor
The Golden Egg  A.J. Wood

Monday, July 20, 2015

August Book Sale

The August Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, August 3rd and runs until Saturday, August 8th. Cookbooks are featured.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Jayne Ann Krentz

The author of over 50 consecutive New York Times bestsellers, Jayne Ann Krentz writes romantic-suspense in three different worlds: Contemporary (as Jayne Ann Krentz), historical (as Amanda Quick) and futuristic (as Jayne Castle). She is famous for her work ethic, beginning her writing by 7 AM six days a week. Her heroines never are damsels in hardships, they are often heroes. Her novels also contain mystery or paranormal elements.
The library has several of her books and acquired her two most recent novels in June:  Trust No One (Krentz) and Garden of Lies (Quick). 
Krentz lives with her husband, Frank, in Seattle, Washington. Click here to visit her website.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Grantchester

A detective drama set in 1950s England, in a small village of Granchester near Cambridge, sees Anglican priest Sidney Chambers forge an unlikely partnership with the local Detective Inspector Geordie Keating after one of the vicars parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances. Chambers' more intuitive techniques of coaxing information from suspects forms the unlikely respect with the over-worked Inspector Keating.
The library has the first season. For more link here.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Allison Leotta

Allison Leotta was a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., specializing in felony sex crimes and domestic violence for 12 years. In 2011, she left the Department of Justice to pursue writing fulltime. She has been dubbed “the female John Grisham”. 
Leotta is the author of several books and founder of the award-winning blog, The Prime-Time Crime Review. Her weekly recaps of Law & Order: SVU are carried by The Huffington Post.
The library acquired her most recent novel A Good Killing.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of her novels.
Leotta lives with her husband, Michael, and their two sons outside of Washington, DC. Click here to visit her website.