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.

Monday, October 24, 2016

October - Fiction

The Wonder
Emma Donaghue

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A Long Fatal Love Chase   Louisa May Alcott
The Summer Guest   Alison Anderson
The Spawning Grounds   Gail Anderson-Dargatz
All the Time in the World   Caroline Angell
Britt-Marie Was Here   Fredrik Backman
The Other Side of the World   Stephanie Bishop
Iron Wolf   Dale Brown
The Schooldays of Jesus   J.M.Coetzee
The Dust That Falls From Dreams   Louis deBernieres
The Railwayman's Wife   Ashley Hay
Mongrels   Stephen Graham Jones
Secret Sisters   Jayne Ann Krentz
Make Me Love You   Johanna Lindsey
The Perfect Girl   Gilly MacMillan
Corduroy Mansions   Alexander McCall Smith
Fractured   Catherine McKenzie
Roses Are Difficult Here   W.O.Mitchell
The Fortunate Brother   Donna Morrisey
Commonwealth   Ann Pratchett
First Star I See Tonight   Susan Elizabeth Phillips
The Nest   Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Do Not Say We Have Nothing   Madeleine Thien
Foreign Agent   Brad Thor
Nostalgia   M.G. Vassanji
The Best Kind of People   Zoe Whittall
Five Roses   Alice Zorn

October - Mysteries

Blood Orange
Susan Wittag Albert

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Race Against Time   Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Did Like an Eagle   Donna Andrews
Crowned and Dangerous   Rhys Bowen
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd   Alan Bradley
Devonshire Scream   Laura Childs
Insidious   Catherine Coulter
Widowmaker   Paul Doiron
Closed Casket : A New Hercule Poirot Mystery   Sophie Hannah
Christmas Mourning   Margaret Maron
Slow Burn   Robert A Parker
Woman of God   James Patterson
The Kept Woman   Karin Slaughter
A Front Page Affair   Radha Vatsal
Treasure of Khan   Clive Cussler ( Large Print )

October - Non Fiction

Nobody Comes
Anthony Cleary

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Bad-ass Librarians of Timbuktu   Joshua Hammer
Voices in the Ocean   Susan Casey
Memories of Lili : A Beagle's Life   Maria de Andrade
Super Food Family Classics,   Jamie Oliver
Paper : Paging Through History   Mark Kurlansky
Atlantic Ocean : Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries   Simon Winchester
Aloha Wanderwell : The Border-smashing, Record-setting   Christian Fink-Jensen
The Mistresses of Cliveden   Natalie Livingstone
Barbarian Lost : Travels in the New China   Alexandre Trudeau
Maggie Smith   Michael Coveney
A Thousand Naked Strangers   Kevin Hazzard
Jams & Jellies   Better Homes &  Gardens

Thursday, October 20, 2016

November Book Sale

The November Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, November 7th and runs until Saturday, November 12th. Specially priced children's books are featured.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Kevin Kwan

Kevin Kwan was born and raised in Singapore, and moved to the U.S. when he was eleven. He obtained a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, before moving to Manhattan to pursue fine arts. He set up a successful company producing high quality visuals for clients, such as MOMA and the New York Times. Throughout his career he never lost his passion for books, and his critically acclaimed novel Crazy Rich Asians,came out in 2013 and became a bestseller. This outrageously funny novel tells the story of three super rich pedigreed Chinese families. It is currently being made into a feature film. The library has a copy, for more information please click here.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Reign

Reign is an American historical, fantasy, romance TV series about Mary, Queen of Scots, created by Stephanie Sengupta and Laurie McCarthy. The first season sees Mary travelling to France to marry Prince Francis, in order to secure Scotland's strategic alliance with France. She has been engaged to him since she was six. The match isn't signed and sealed however, but relies on politics, religion and secret agendas, rather than affairs of the heart. Starring Adelaide Kane and Megan Follows, the library has the first season. Click here for more details.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Maureen Jennings

Born in England, Maureen Jennings emigrated to Canada as a teenager. She attended the University of Windsor where she attained a BA in philosophy and psychology. Jennings is best known as the author of the Detective Murdoch series, which has been turned into a television series, Murdoch Mysteries, now shown around the world. The Detective Inspector Tom Tyler series, set in World War II-era England, got off to a spectacular start with Season of Darkness, followed by Beware This Boy and No Known Grave.  The Library has these novels and acquired her most recent Dead Ground in Between.
Maureen lives in Toronto with her husband and their two dogs.  Click here to visit her website.