Thursday, March 22, 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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Desecration: Antichrist Takes the Throne Desecration: Antichrist Takes the Throne
By LaHaye, Tim
Author Jenkins, Jerry B.
2011-03 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781414334981 Check Our Catalog

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia, no longer pretending to be a pacifist, has ordered every Morale Monitor armed as he prepares to travel along the Via Dolorosa and then onward to the temple, where shocking surprises await. …More

The Law and Lady Justice The Law and Lady Justice
By Leigh, Ana
Author Leigh, Anna
2003-06 - Silhouette Books
9780373273003 Check Our Catalog


Baltimore Blues Baltimore Blues
By Lippman, Laura
1997-02 - Avon Books
9780380788750 Check Our Catalog

Losing her job as a reporter, Tess Monaghan accepts a friend's request to follow his fiancee. Utilizing her journalist's instincts, Tess learns that the woman is a kleptomaniac and may be having an affair with her boss. After revealing her findings, the boss is murdered and Tess's friend is accused. Now it is up to Tess to learn the identity of the real killer. …More

The Dunwich Horror and Others The Dunwich Horror and Others
By Lovecraft, H. P.
2010-10 - Createspace
9781453875117 Check Our Catalog


Trail of the Spellmans: Document #5 Trail of the Spellmans: Document #5
By Lutz, Lisa
2012-02 - Simon & Schuster
9781451608120 Check Our Catalog

The long awaited fifth installment in the "New York Times"-bestselling, Edgar- and Macavity-nominated series about an eccentric sleuthing family. For the first time in Spellman history, Isabel Spellman, P.I., might be the most normal member of her family. Yet as a number of cases pile, Izzy won't stop hunting for the answers--even when they threaten to shatter both the business and the family. …More

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

Family Affair Family Affair
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780061997129 Check Our Catalog

This amazing story from #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Debbie Macomber, one of the industry's most beloved authors, is available once again, after more than 10 years. …More

You...Again: Baby BlessedYesterday Once More You...Again: Baby BlessedYesterday Once More
By Macomber, Debbie
2011-12 - Mira Books
9780778312994 Check Our Catalog


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.

A Game of Thrones A Game of Thrones
By Martin, George R. R.
1997-08 - Spectra Books
9780553573404 Check Our Catalog

"A Game of Thrones is a contemporary masterpiece of fantasy. The cold is returning to Winterfell, where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime. A time of conflict has arisen in the Stark family, as they are pulled from the safety of their home into a whirlpool of tragedy, betrayal, assassination, plots and counterplots. Each decision and action carries with it the potential for conflict as several prominent families, comprised of lords, ladies, soldiers, sorcerers, assassins and bastards, are pulled together in the most deadly game of all--the game of thrones. …More

You Showed Me You Showed Me
By McCoy, Nahisha
2010-09 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157336 Check Our Catalog

Dating a hustler was never on Naheema's to-do list. But after the charming yet deceptive Mike sweeps her off her feet, dating a hustler is the least of her worries. Mike's charming sweetness toward Naheema turns sour when the abuse, cheating, and his street mentality kicks in. The life of a hustler's woman takes its toll on Naheema physically, mentally, and emotionally, taking her from a fairy tale to a horror flick.
But Naheema is learning from the best, and soon the tables turn and she holds Mike's future in her hands. Filled with action, grief, friendship, family ties, and the ultimate betrayal, You Showed Me exhibits what it means to be tried, be tested, and triumph. …More

Gathering of Waters Gathering of Waters
By McFadden, Bernice L.
2012-01 - Akashic Books
9781617750328 Check Our Catalog

Following her best-selling, award-winning novel "Glorious, " McFadden produces a fantastical historical novel featuring the spirit of Emmett Till. …More

Mr. and Miss Anonymous Mr. and Miss Anonymous
By Michaels, Fern
2011-12 - Zebra
9780821779576 Check Our Catalog

HPL patron:  Good story

The Immortalists The Immortalists
By Mills, Kyle
Read by Darcie, Benjamin L.
2011-12 - Thomas & Mercer
9781612181509 Check Our Catalog


Darius Jones Darius Jones
By Morrison, Mary B.
2011-06 - Dafina Books
9780758222626 Check Our Catalog


Unconditionally Single Unconditionally Single
By Morrison, Mary B.
2010-07 - Dafina Books
9780758215185 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Morrison thrills readers with another steamy, riveting tale featuring beloved heroine Honey Thomas, who's fighting to leave her troubled past behind. …More

Headhunters Headhunters
By Nesbo, Jo
Translator Bartlett, Don
2011-09 - Vintage Books
9780307948687 Check Our Catalog

With "Headhunters," Jo Nesbo has crafted a funny, dark, and twisted caper story worthy of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. FIRST TIME PUBLISHED IN THE U.S. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM MAGNOLIA PICTURES.
Roger Brown is a corporate headhunter, and he's a master of his profession. But one career simply can't support his luxurious lifestyle and his wife's fledgling art gallery. At an art opening one night he meets Clas Greve, who is not only the perfect candidate for a major CEO job, but also, perhaps, the answer to his financial woes: Greve just so happens to mention that he owns a priceless Peter Paul Rubens painting that's been lost since World War II--and Roger Brown just so happens to dabble in art theft. But when he breaks into Greve's apartment, he finds more than just the painting. And Clas Greve may turn out to be the worst thing that's ever happened to Roger Brown.

The Healing The Healing
By Odell, Jonathan
2012-02 - Nan A. Talese
9780385534673 Check Our Catalog

Troubled by his wife's disturbing mental state and concerned about a mysterious plague that is sweeping through the plantation in the pre-Civil War South, Master Satterfield purchases a slavewoman known as a healer. But the master gets more than he bargained for when Polly's sharp tongue and troubling predictions cause unrest throughout the plantation. …More

Animal Farm Animal Farm
By Orwell, George
Introduction by Woodhouse, C. M.
Preface by Baker, Russell
1996-04 - Signet Book
9780451526342 Check Our Catalog

In this controversial classic fairy tale, a farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality, setting the stage for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned. Illustrations and Orwell's proposed but unpublished preface are included in this anniversary edition. Reissue. …More

The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year
By Parini, Jay
2009-11 - Anchor Books
9780307386151 Check Our Catalog

Set in the last tumultuous years of Leo Tolstoy's life, The Last Station centers on the battle for his soul waged by his wife, Sofya Andreyevna, and his leading disciple, Vladimir Cherkov. Torn between his professed codtrine of poverty and chastity and the reality of his enormous wealth, his thirteen children, and a life of hedonism, Tolstoy makes a dramatic flight from his home. Too ill to continue beyond the tiny rail station at Astapovo, he believes that he is dying alone, whle over one hundred newspapermen camp outside awaiting hourly reports on his condidtion. A brilliant recreation of the mind and tortured soul of one of the world's greatest novelists, The Last Station is a richly inventive novel that dances bewitchingly between fact and fiction.

Bachelor's Puzzle Bachelor's Puzzle
By Pella, Judith
2008-04 - Gale Cengage
9781410405876 Check Our Catalog

The Patchwork Circle series of novels develops the varied lives and interests of characters in a church sewing circle. The women in Maintown, Oregon, eagerly await the arrival of the new circuit-riding preacher--a man who turns out to be a handsome opportunist--in this tale thats a gentle reminder that God accomplishes His purposes, sometimes in spite of believers. …More

Shadow Strike Shadow Strike
By Pendleton, Don
2012-01 - Gold Eagle
9780373615506 Check Our Catalog

Eco-Armageddon is the goal of a far-reaching group with the scope, vision, and power to strike oil rigs around the globe. With unprecedented disaster looming, Mack Bolan begins the hunt to identify and stop the terror dealers behind the threat. Original. …More