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, August 27, 2018

August - Fiction

Mary Cyr
David Adams Richards 🍁

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The High Tide Club   Mary Kay Andrews
The Other Child   Lucy Atkins
Thirteen Shells   Nadia Bozak 🍁
The President is Missing   Bill Clinton
The Home for Unwanted Girls   Joanna Goodman 🍁
The Runaway Midwife   Patricia Harman
An Officer and a Spy   Robert Harris
The Perfect Couple   Elin Hilderbrand
The Dandelion Years   Erica James
The Cliff House   Amanda Jennings
The 9th Life of Louis Drax   Liz Jensen
Then She Was Gone   Lisa Jewell
The Soldier's Wife   Margaret Leroy
The Black Snow   Paul Lynch
A Million Little Things   Susan Mallery
One Night Denied   Jodi Ellen Malpas
The Road Back    Di Morrissey
The Winter Sea   Di Morrissey
Enrique's Journey   Sonia Nazario
Dear Mrs Bird   A.J.Pearce
A View of the Empire at Sunset   Caryl Phillips
Delicious   Ruth Reichl
Little Known Facts   Christine Sneed
Golden Hill   Francis Spufford
Christmas Under the Stars   Karen Swan
The Silent Wife   A.S.A.Harrison (Large Print) 🍁
O'Hara's Choice   Leon Uris (Large Print)

August - Non-Fiction

The Sun Does Shine
Anthony Ray Hinton

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12 Rules for Life   Jordan B Peterson 🍁
What Would Virginia Woolf Do?   Nina Lorez Collins
Keep Calm and Parent On   Emma Jenner
Warrior Lawyers   Silver Donald Cameron 🍁
The Gene   Siddhartha Mukerjee
Game Change   Ken Dryden 🍁
Feel Free   Zadie Smith
The Kindness of Strangers
The Perfect Horse   Elizabeth Letts
The Hotel on Place Vendome   Tilar J Mazzeo
A Passion for Paris   David Downie
The Opium War   Julia Lovell
Astrid Lindgren: The Woman Behind Pippi Longstocking   Jens Anderson
No Remedy for Love   Leona Boyd 🍁
Walk It Off   Ruth Marshall 🍁
ASpy Named Orphan: Donald Maclean   Ronald Philipps
Year of the Horse   Marjorie Simmins 🍁

August - Livres d'enfants en français

Les Chevaux
Emilie Beaumont

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Garfield & Cie   Jim Davis
Mechants Voisins Marins   Bob L'Eponge
The au Dome Vert   Bob L'Eponge
Les Blagues a Bob   Bob L'Eponge
Ou est Charlie? Martin Handford
La Princesse dans un Sac   Robert Munsch 🍁
Les Chiens de Traineau   Christel Marchand 🍁
La Danse   Jessica Lupien 🍁
Courage de M.Peureux   Roger Hargreaves
M. Mal Eleve   Roger Hargreaves
Mme Princesse   Roger Hargreaves
Mme Sage   Roger Hargreaves
Leornard et le Compostage   Emmanuelle Jobidon 🍁
Aventures de Cyprienne: Le Train   Chantal Seguin 🍁
Aventures de Cyprienne: Les Sucres   Chantal Seguin 🍁
Les Filles au Chocolat #1: Coeur Cerise   Cathy Cassidy
Les Filles au Chocolat #2: Coeur Guimauve   Cathy Cassidy
Les Filles au Chocolat #3: Coeur Sale   Cathy Cassisy

August - Children's Books

From The Notebooks of a Middle School Princess 
Meg Cabot

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Fairy Tale Reform School #1: Flunked   Jen Calonita
Fairy Tale Reform School #2: Charmed   Jen Calonita
Fairy Tale Reform School #3: Tricked   Jen Calonita
Fairy Tale Reform School #4: Switched   Jen Calonita
Land of Stories #2: The Enchantress Returns   Chris Colfer
Land of Stories #6: Worlds Collide   Chris Colfer
Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal   Dan Middleton
Bink & Gollie: Two for One   Ali DiCamillo
How to be a Supervilan: Born to be Good   Michael Fry
Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere   Elise Gravel 🍁
Ever After High: The Storybook Legends   Shannon Hale
Real Friends   Shannon Hale
Dophin School #1: Pearl's Ocean Magic   Catherine Hapka
Dophin School #2: Echo's Lucky Charm   Catherine Hapka
Dophin School #3: Splash's Secret Friend   Catherine Hapka
Invisible Emmie   Terri Libenson
Positively Izzy   Terri Libenson
Dragon Slayer's Academy: The Early Adventure   Kate McMullan
Red's Planet   Eddie Pittman
Wilf the Mighty Worrier#1: Saves the World   Georgia Pritchett
Cupcake Diaries (3 books in one )   Coco Simon
Phoebe and her Unicorn#6: The Magic Storm   Dana Simpson
Angry Birds   Mel White
Cece Loves Science   Kimberly Derting
Mr. Mischief   Roger Hargreaves
Mr. Strong   Roger Hargreaves
Why I Love School   Daniel Howarth
Leonard's Composting Adventures   Emmanuelle Jobidon
How to Get Your Teacher Ready   Jean Reagan
Whatshisface   Gordon Korman
Spider-Man: The Gauntlet   Marvel Comics
Anne of Green Gables, a graphic novel   L.M.Montgomery

August - Mysteries

Easy Motion Tourist 
Leye Adenie

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Far from True   Linwood Barclay 🍁
Parting Shot   Linwood Barclay 🍁
Snap   Belinda Bauer
Final Siege   Scarlett Cole
Eye of the Red Tsar   Sam Eastland
Hard Rain   Barry Eisler
Rain Storm   Barry Eisler
Perish the Day   John Farrow 🍁
The Serpent's Tale   Ariana Franklin
The Bellini Card   Jason Goodwin
The Evil Eye   Jason Goodwin
The Snake Stone   Jason Goodwin
Dead Eye   Mark Greaney
The Woman Left Behind   Linda Howard
The Outsider   Stephen King
Beastly Things   Donna Leon
The Temptation of Forgiveness   Donna Leon
17th Suspect   James Patterson
The Fourth Assassin   Matt Beynon Rees
Old Maid's Puzzle   Terri Thayer
Wild Goose Chase   Terri Thayer
Deep Blue   Randy Wayne White

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

September Book Sale

The September Book Sale starts at 2:30 pm on Monday, September 10th and runs until Saturday, September 15th.  Cookbooks are featured.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Write Stuff - Fiona Barton

Fiona Barton was born in Cambridge, UK. She was a journalist on the Daily Mail and Sunday Telegraph, and has worked with exiled and threatened journalists all over the world. The library has just acquired her second novel, The Child. When a newborn's skeleton is discovered on a building site, it only makes a paragraph in an evening newspaper, but for three women it is impossible to ignore. It looks at the impact of a long-buried secret on the women who have never met.
Fiona Barton lives in South-West France with her husband, to visit her online click here.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - The Handmaid's Tale

The library has just acquired series one of The Handmaid's Tale, an American television drama series created by Bruce Miller, and based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. The plot features a dystopian future following a second American civil war, where a totalitarian, patriarchal society subjects fertile women, called "Handmaids", into child-bearing servitude. Starring Elisabeth Moss and Joseph Fiennes, the series has received numerous awards including Emmys for oustanding drama series and leading actress (Moss). For more details click here

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

August Book Sale - UPDATE

Exceptionally, the August Book Sale starts on Saturday at 10:00 am to coincide with the Library Shoppe Art Sale and runs until Saturday, August 11th.   Summer reading is featured.

Murder Ink - William Deverell

William Herbert Deverell is a Canadian novelist, activist, and criminal lawyer. He put himself through law school by working as a journalist, served as counsel for over a thousand criminal cases and is a founding director and former president of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Deverell is also the recipient of multiple literary awards. His novels have been translated into 14 languages and sold worldwide.  
The library has a good selection of his novels and recently acquired Sing a Worried Song. Remember to use the Suggestion Book at the front desk if you would like to read more of his novels. 
He lives on Pender Island, British Columbia. To visit him online, click here.