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, January 24, 2015

January - Les livres d’enfants en français

Les aventures de Cyprienne
Chantal Séguin

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Scooby-Doo et le Cactus Cruel  James Gelsey
Scooby-Doo et le Vilain Diablotin  James Gelsey
Les Aventures de Cyprienne Chantal Séguin
Beck et la Bataille des Mûres  Laura Driscoll
Dulcie et le Gâteau Magique  Gail Herman

January - Children's Books

If Kids Ruled the World
Linda Bailey

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How to Speak Dog  Sarah Whitehead
Hug Machine  Scott Campbell
The Day Crayons Quit  Drew Daywalt
Time for a Bath  Phillip Gershator
Guardian Princesses - Inaugural Trilogy  Setsu Shigematsu
Welcome to Your World, Baby  Brooke Shields
Let's Go for a Drive!  Mo Willems
Waiting is not Easy!  Mo Willems

January - Non-Fiction

My Venice and Other Essays
Donna Leon

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Do Fathers Matter?  Paul Raeburn
This Changes Everything  Naomi Klein
The Closing of the American Mind  Allan David Bloom
The Skinnytaste Cookbook  Gina Homolka
Jamie's 15 Minute Meals  Jamie Oliver
Onward  Howard Schultz
The Boys in the Boat  Daniel James Brown
1493  Charles C. Mann
Boundless  Kathleen Winter
A Mad Catastrophe  Geoffrey Wawro
From the Ruins of Empire  Pankaj Mishra
Party of One  Michael Harris
Dispatches from the Front  David Halton
My Grandfather's Gallery  Anne Sinclair

January - Fiction

Let Me Be Frank With You
Richard Ford

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Ellen in Pieces  Caroline Adderson
The Paris Architect  Charles Belfoure
Leaving Tomorrow  David Bergen
The Holiday Home  Fern Britton
The Miniaturist  Jessie Burton
The Narrow Road to the Deep North  Richard Flanagan
The Ocean at the End of the Lane  Neil Gaiman
Where We Belong  Emily Giffin
Tell  Frsnces Itani
Memory of Water  Emmi Itaranta
Wedding Night  Sophie Kinsella
Punishment  Linden MacIntyre
Us Conductors  Sean Michaels
The Rosie Effect  Graeme Simsion
The Geography of You and Me  Jennifer E. Smith
An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War  Patrick Taylor
Bedtime Story  Robert J. Wiersema

January - Mysteries

The Wreckage
Michael Robotham

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Stone Cold  C.J. Box
Kinsey & Me  Sue Grafton
I Am Pilgrim  Terry Hayes
The Sandman  Lars Kepler
Clean Cut  Lynda La Plante
The Man Who Smiled  Henning Mankell
Tell Me You're Sorry  Kevin O'Brien
Zoo  James Patterson
Confessions: The Paris Mysteries  James Patterson
Confessions: The Private School Murders  James Patterson
Unlucky 13  James Patterson
Private Down Under  James Patterson
Storm Front  John Sandford
Creation in Death  J.D. Robb (Large Print)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

February Book Sale

The February Book Sale starts at 2.30 pm on Monday, February 2nd and runs until Saturday, February 7th. Cookbooks are featured.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Write Stuff - Tom Rachman

Born in London and raised in Vancouver, Tom Rachman is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Columbia School of Journalism. He was a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press. In 2006, he worked part-time as an editor at the International Herald Tribune in Paris to support himself while writing fiction. His first novel, The Imperfectionists, was an international bestseller, published in more than 25 languages.  His second novel, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers, was published in June 2014.
Rachman lives in London and is working on his third novel. 
The library recently acquired both novels.  Click here to visit his website.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hudson Box Office (HBO) - Hinterland

Y Gwyll (English: The Dusk), known in English by the name Hinterland, is a police detective drama series broadcast in Welsh and later in English on BBC-One Wales. When it was aired on the BBC in 2014, it was the first BBC drama with dialogue in both English and Welsh.
A noir crime drama drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where the knackered and troubled but intense DCI Tom Mathias in search for redemption, while solving hate crimes.
Read the review in The Guardian here.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Murder Ink - Darynda Jones

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by. She currently has two series with St. Martin's Press, the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. 
Jones lives in New Mexico with her husband of almost 30 years and two sons.
The library recently acquired three of the Davidson series.  Click here to visit her website.