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.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Susie Steiner

Susie Steiner began her writing career as a news reporter first on local papers, then on the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph and The Times. In 2001 she joined the Guardian, where she worked as a commissioning editor for 11 years. Her first novel Homecoming, described as 'truly exceptional' by the Observer, was published by Faber & Faber in 2013. She lives in London with her husband and two children.
The Library acquired her most recent novel Missing, Presumed.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you would like to read her debut novel.
Click here to visit Steiner online.

Friday, November 25, 2016

November - DVDs

Me before You

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The Americans Season 2
Eddie the Eagle
Game of Thrones Season 3
The Great Train Robbery
Jack Irish Set 2
Line of Duty Series 3
Suite Francaise
Swiss Army Man
The Tunnel   Season 1

November - Mysteries

Secrets of Death
Stephen Booth

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Pushing up Daisies   M.C.Beaton
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mewed (Copy Two)   Alan Bradley
The Jealous Kind   James Lee Burke
As Time Goes By   Mary Higgins Clark
Home   Harlan Coben
The Shadow Tracer   Meg Gardiner
Love You Dead   Peter James
Night and Day   Iris Johansen
Reckless Creed   Alex Kava
Bitter River   Julia Keller
Death in Rough Waters   Francine Mathews
Extraordinary People   Peter May
The Lewis Man   Peter May
A Deadly Affection   Cuyler Overholt
When the Music's Over   Peter Robinson
Missing, Presumed   Susie Steiner
The Pursuit   Janet Evanovich (Large Print)
Woman of God   James Patterson ( Large Print)
Devoted in Death   J.D.Robb (Large Print)

November Fiction

To The Bright Edge of the World
Eowyn Ivey

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Yiddish for Pirates   Gary Barwin
In Love and War   Lily Baxter
The Other Einstein   Marie Benedict
The Gallery of Lost Species   Nina Berkhout
The 14th Colony   Steve Berry
Sting   Sandra Brown
What We Find   Robyn Carr
Dark Matter   Blake Crouch
Pirate   Clive Cussler
The Girl from Summer Hill   Jude Deveraux
Ashes of Fiery Weather   Kathleen Donohoe
This is Now   Ciara Geraghty
Three Sisters, Three Queens   Philippa Gregory
Homegoing   Yaa Gyasi
J'adore Paris   Isabelle Lafleche
Septimania   Jonathan Levi
Nutshell   Ian McEwan
Ladivine   Marie NDiaye
The Missing Wife   Sheila O'Flanagan
Scarpia   Piers Paul Read
Rare Objects   Kathleen Tessaro
The Underground Railroad   Colson Whitehead
The Martian   Andy Weir ( Large Print )

November - Non-Fiction

William Shatner

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The Sultan and the Queen   Jerry Brotton
Captain of the Carpathia   Eric L. Clements
Company's Coming : Preserves   Jean Pare
Carry On   Lisa Fenn
Irena's Children   Tilar J Mazzeo
The House by the Lake   Thomas Harding
The Idea of Canada   David Johnston
Dead Men's Silver   Hugh Edwards
Welcome to Undershaw : Brief History of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle   Luke Kuhns
The Gatekeeper : Missy Leland, FDR and the Untold Story   Kathryn Smith

November - Children's Books

Raina Telegemeir

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Dory Fantasmagory #1   Abby Hanlon
Dory Fantasmagory #2: The Real True Friend   Abby Hanlon
Phoebe and Her Unicorn #4   Dana Simpson
Haunted House Fun   Anthony Tallarico
Dinosaurs   Rachel Firth
Poultrygeist   Mary Jane Auch
Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin   Sonali Fry
There's a Monster in My Fridge   Caryl Hart
Ungifted   Gordon Korman
The Night Tourist   Katherine Marsh
Malfalda #1   Quino
Malfalda #2 : Encore Malfalda!   Quino
Malfalda #3: Malfalda Revient   Quino
Baleines et Dauphins   Susanna Davidson

Sunday, November 20, 2016

December Book Sale

The December Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, December 5th and runs until Saturday, December 10th. Christmas gifts are featured.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Write Stuff - Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay is a Brisbane-based Australian writer,who holds a senior research fellow position at Queensland University. She has written four books of narrative non-fiction and two novels. The library has recently acquired her award winning second novel, The Railwayman's Wife. Published to critical acclaim, the novel is set in New South Wales. Amidst the strange, silent aftermath of World War 11, a widow, a poet and a doctor search for lasting peace and fresh beginnings.
To visit Hay online click here.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - John Adams

John Adams is an American television miniseries adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize winning biography. This lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of founding father John Adams, beginning with the Boston massacre of 1770, through to his term as president, and his death in 1826. Directed by Tom Hooper, and with a stellar cast including Paul Giamatti as Adams, the series won four Golden Globes and thirteen Emmy awards. The library has the DVDs. Click here for more details.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Murder Ink - Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron is Editor Emeritus of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, having served as Editor-in-Chief from 2005 to 2013, before stepping down to write full time. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Doiron is also a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife.  
The Library acquired his most recent novel Widowmaker.  Please use the Suggestion Book at the Front Desk if you would like to read more of his novels.
Click here to visit Doiron online.

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.