Wednesday, February 29, 2012

HPL's New Books

Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for: 2012.  To see new books from other years try:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.
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The Hunter The Hunter
By Lescroart, John
2012-01 - Dutton Books
9780525952565 Check Our Catalog

Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family--until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number: "How did ur mother die?" The answer is murder, and urged on by curiosity and the mysterious texter, Hunt takes on a case he never knew existed, one that has lain unsolved for decades. …More

No Place Like Holmes No Place Like Holmes
By Lethcoe, Jason
2011-05 - Thomas Nelson Publishers
9781400317219 Check Our Catalog

The new resident in 221B Baker Street is about to give Sherlock Holmes a run for his magnifying glass!
When Griffin is sent to stay with his detective uncle at 221B Baker Street for the summer, he is certain that his uncle must be the great Sherlock Holmes! But Griffin is disappointed to discover that Holmes lives at 221A Baker Street and his uncle lives unit 221B. His uncle is a detective, just not a very good one. But when Griffin meets a woman with a case that Holmes has turned away for being too ridiculous, he and his uncle team up to help her. Along the way, Griffin shows his uncle just what it means to have true faith in God, even when the case challenges that. The woman claims that her husband was eaten by the Loch Ness Monster, but monsters aren't real-or are they? …More

MR G: A Novel about the Creation MR G: A Novel about the Creation
By Lightman, Alan P.
2012-01 - Pantheon Books
9780307379993 Check Our Catalog

"As I remember, I had just woken up from a nap when I decided to create the universe." So begins Lightman's playful and profound new novel, "Mr g," the story of Creation as narrated by God. …More

Tempted Again Tempted Again
By Linz, Cathie
2012-01 - Berkley
9780425244548 Check Our Catalog

Marissa Bennett needs to start over, but the last thing she needs is a new man in her life. Enter sexy lawman Connor Doyle--the high school bad boy who took her innocence. She knows she should turn the page on her past, but Connor is irresistible. Has she come all the way home just to get her heart broken again? Original. …More

How It All Began How It All Began
By Lively, Penelope
2012-01 - Viking Books
9780670023448 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

A vibrant new novel from Man Booker Prize winner Lively--a wry, wise story about the surprising ways lives intersect. When Charlotte Rainsford, a retired schoolteacher, is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the lives of acquaintances and strangers alike. …More

Dead Low Tide Dead Low Tide
By Lott, Bret
2012-01 - Random House
9781400063758 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

In this long-awaited sequel to "The Hunt Club," set in the swampy South Carolina Lowcountry, "New York Times"-bestselling author Lott continues the story of Huger Dillard. Now a young man, Huger must come to terms with and confront the truth about his community, his past, and the mysterious place he calls home. …More

Star Wars: Darth Plagueis Star Wars: Darth Plagueis
By Luceno, James
2012-01 - Lucas Books
9780345511287 Check Our Catalog

The Yuuzhan Vong are poised to conquer the galaxy and Luke, Mara, and Jacen are missing in unknown space in "Star Wars: Darth Plagueis," the climactic final novel in the 19-book New Jedi Order series. …More

Dark Blood Dark Blood
By MacBride, Stuart
2011-02 - HarperCollins UK
9780007244614 Check Our Catalog


One Snowy Knight One Snowy Knight
By MacGillivray, Deborah
2009-10 - Zebra
9781420104509 Check Our Catalog

With her latest novel, set in medieval Scotland, MacGillivray delivers a deeply romantic, poignant holiday tale about a mysterious warrior who brings a Yuletide miracle to a young widow. Original. …More

Learning to Love: Sugar and SpiceLove by Degree Learning to Love: Sugar and SpiceLove by Degree
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-11 - Mira Books
9780778312987 Check Our Catalog

Beloved #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Macomber brings readers two classic tales of family, friendship, and romance: "Love by Degree" and "Sugar and Spice." Reissue. …More

The Perfect Christmas The Perfect Christmas
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-10 - Mira Books
9780778312734 Check Our Catalog

Thirty-three-year-old Cassie wants a husband and kids, and she turns to Simon Dodson, a professional matchmaker, for help. Dodson assigns her three tasks to complete, and despite a number of comical mishaps, Cassie completes them all. Her Christmas match turns out to be a wonderful surprise. HC: Mira. …More

Susannah's Garden Susannah's Garden
By Macomber, Debbie
2010-05 - Mira Books
9780778328841 Check Our Catalog

At age 50, Susannah Nelson finds herself regretting the paths not taken. Returning home to care for her mother, she discovers things aren't always what they once seemed, but some gardens remain beautiful. Reissue. …More

The Knitting Diaries: The Twenty-First WishComing UnraveledReturn to Summer Island The Knitting Diaries: The Twenty-First WishComing UnraveledReturn to Summer Island
By Macomber, Debbie
Author Mallery, Susan
Author Skye, Christina
2011-03 - Mira Books
9780778329374 Check Our Catalog

Three "New York Times"-bestselling authors deliver three original stories for this heartwarming anthology. Includes "The Twenty-First Wish, Coming Unraveled," and "Return to Summer Island." Original. …More

Midaq Alley Midaq Alley
By Mahfouz, Naguib
Author Mahfuz, Najib
1991-12 - Anchor Books
9780385264761 Check Our Catalog

Considered by many to be Mahfouz's best novel, "Midaq Alley centers around the residents of one of the hustling, teeming back alleys of Cairo. No other novel so vividly evokes the sights and sounds of the city. The universality and timelessness of this book cannot be denied. …More

The White Lioness The White Lioness
By Mankell, Henning
2003-05 - Vintage Books
9781400031559 Check Our Catalog

Third in the Kurt Wallander series.
The execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife looks like a simple case even though there is no obvious suspect. But then Wallander learns of a determined stalker, and soon enough, the cops catch up with him. But when his alibi turns out to be airtight, they realize that what seemed a simple crime of passion is actually far more complex--and dangerous. The search for the truth behind the killing eventually uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander soon finds himself in a tangle with both the secret police and a ruthless foreign agent. Combining compelling insights into the sinister side of modern life with a riveting tale of international intrigue, The White Lioness keeps you on the knife-edge of suspense.

The Retribution The Retribution
By McDermid, Val
2012-01 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802120175 Check Our Catalog

The villain in the seventh thriller in the Tony Hill series, which pairs British clinical psychologist Hill, a brilliant criminal profiler, and his long-term work partner and sometimes lover, Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan, is like a slowly growing tsunami that finally spends its fury on the inhabitants of the shore. …More

Star Wars: Knight Errant: Aflame: Vol. 1 Star Wars: Knight Errant: Aflame: Vol. 1
By Miller, John Jackson
Illustrator Dallocchio, Federico
2012-01 - Spotlight
9781599619866 Check Our Catalog


Real Wifeys: Get Money: An Urban Tale Real Wifeys: Get Money: An Urban Tale
By Mink, Meesha
2012-01 - Touchstone Books
9781451640823 Check Our Catalog


Borrow Trouble Borrow Trouble
By Monroe, Mary
Author McGlothin, Victor
2006-12 - Dafina Books
9780758212238 Check Our Catalog

From two of the most gifted and elegant voices in African-American fiction come gripping tales of loss, redemption, and unexpected consequences. In Monroe's "Nightmare in Paradise, "a wife's indiscretion may cost her more than she ever imagined. In McGlothin's "Bad Luck Shadow," a small-time gambler must make a decision that could change his life forever. …More

Heft Heft
By Moore, Liz
2012-01 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393081503 Check Our Catalog

A heartwarming novel about larger-than-life characters and second chances. …More

Diva Diaries Diva Diaries
By Morris, Janine A.
2009-09 - Dafina Books
9780758213051 Check Our Catalog

Dakota, Jordan, and Tracey have been friends since their college days. Each woman has her own drama to deal with, and they depend on each other to get through it all. The bonds of sisterhood first formed in college will grow stronger through their adult lives. …More

Sweeter Than Honey Sweeter Than Honey
By Morrison, Mary B.
2008-07 - Dafina Books
9780758215123 Check Our Catalog

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "When Somebody Loves You Back" and "Somebody's Gotta Be on Top" comes a sizzling novel about a survivor who's risked everything to reinvent herself and must now decide what kind of life--and love--she wants. …More

All I Did Was Shoot My Man All I Did Was Shoot My Man
By Mosley, Walter
2012-01 - Riverhead Books
9781594488245 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

In the latest and most surprising novel in Mosley's bestselling Leonid McGill series, Leonid finds himself caught between his sins of the past and an all-too-vivid present, in this gripping story of murder, greed, and retribution. …More