Wednesday, May 16, 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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An Accidental Affair An Accidental Affair
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2012-04 - Dutton Books
9780525952343 Check Our Catalog

What's a financially successful screenwriter to do when his movie-star wife stars in an extremely explicit sex video? Can he possible believe her claim that it was all an accident? Dickey's latest novel drops the reader into a very hip world starring characters ready-made for the screen. …More


The Other Woman The Other Woman
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2004-06 - New American Library
9780451211934 Check Our Catalog

"Dickey offers plenty of straight-on sex and violence, but also probes questions of contemporary morals and the psychology of betrayal, writing compellingly and believably from his heroine's point of view. This will be another crowd pleaser."--"Publishers Weekly." …More


Tappin' on Thirty Tappin' on Thirty
By Dow, Candice
2011-09 - Dafina Books
9780758219398 Check Our Catalog

From the author of "Caught in the Mix" and "A Hire Love" comes a sexy, soul-searching novel about love lost, new beginnings, and the big 3-0. …More


Eden: It's an Endless World! Eden: It's an Endless World!
By Endo, Hiroki
Illustrator Endo, Hiroki
2006-02 - Dark Horse Comics
9781593074548 Check Our Catalog

Graphic, cyberpunk and philosophical, Eden is a place where endearing heroes face a constant struggle for survival and violent surprises wait around every corner! After a large portion of humanity is wiped out by a brutal, new virus, an organization known as the Propator seeks to wrest control of the world from the United Nations. Elijah, a young survivor with immunity to the virus, crosses paths with a group of supposed freedom fighters. His companion, an artificially intelligent combat robot named Cherubim, is appropriated and reprogrammed, and Elijah is pulled into a world of relentless peril and intrigue! Cybernetic enhancements! Extreme violence! This breathtaking ride is just getting started! …More


Flexin and Sexin: Stories from the Street Flexin and Sexin: Stories from the Street
By Gray, Erick
2010-04 - M P Publishing Ltd.
9781934230091 Check Our Catalog

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The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 2: The Testimony
By Foster, Sharon Ewell
2012-02 - Howard Books
9781416578123 Check Our Catalog

The destinies of a young white man, a young African-American woman, and a rebel called by God to massacre collide in this novel by the author of "Passing by Samaria," the first successful work of Christian fiction by an African-American author. …More


The Memory of Blood: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery The Memory of Blood: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
By Fowler, Christopher
2012-03 - Bantam
9780345528636 Check Our Catalog

Fowler's acclaimed Peculiar Crimes Unit novels crackle with sly wit, lively suspense, and twists as chilling as London's fog. Now the indomitable duo of Arthur Bryant and John May, along with the rest of their quirky team, return to solve a confounding case with dark ties to the British theater and a killer who may mean curtains for all involved. …More


Annotated Sandman Vol. 1 Annotated Sandman Vol. 1
By Gaiman, Neil
Illustrator Various
Notes by Klinger, Leslie
2012-01 - Vertigo
9781401233327 Check Our Catalog

Meet the Endless, a family of immortals that govern all aspects of life and death throughout the universe. However, one of theirown lays captured--Dream, the Lord of Sleep. As Dream makes his escape and returns to his duties after 70 years of imprison-ment, he encounters countless characters from myth, legend and comics, from Lucifer himself to the tragic Greek hero Orpheusto the HELLBLAZER John Constantine.
New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo titleand one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyondlife and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. …More


Love You More Love You More
By Gardner, Lisa
2012-02 - Bantam
9780553591927 Check Our Catalog

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Robert Ludlum's the Janson Command Robert Ludlum's the Janson Command
By Garrison, Paul
Author Ludlum, Robert
2012-02 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446564502 Check Our Catalog

Reformed from his days as a covert operative and assassin for the U.S. government, Paul Janson has a new mission and a new partner. Working independently with sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, Janson only takes operations he believes contributes to the world's greater good. When his latest job rescuing a doctor abducted in international waters by African pirates goes haywire, Janson realizes he's caught in the middle of something much bigger. …More


A Searing Wind: Book Three of Contact: The Battle for America A Searing Wind: Book Three of Contact: The Battle for America
By Gear, W. Michael
2012-03 - Gallery Books
9781439153901 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling novelists W. Michael and Kathleen O'Neal Gear have long been considered the foremost chroniclers of early Native American life. Now, in a critically acclaimed, sweeping new series, they recreate the conflict-filled years following one of the first European invasions. …More


A Drug Dealer's Lover A Drug Dealer's Lover
By Goldsmith Jr, MR Jim
Author Goldsmith Jr, Jim
2011-03 - Createspace
9781442185449 Check Our Catalog

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Unholy Night Unholy Night
By Grahame-Smith, Seth
2012-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446563093 Check Our Catalog

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, comes UNHOLY NIGHT, the next evolution in dark historical revisionism. …More


Another Piece of My Heart Another Piece of My Heart
By Green, Jane
2012-03 - St. Martin's Press
9780312591823 Check Our Catalog

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Jemima J" and "The Beach House" comes her most emotional and powerful novel yet: a story that explores the complications of a woman marrying into a ready-made family, and the true meaning of motherhood. …More


Deathstalker Legacy Deathstalker Legacy
By Green, Simon R.
2003-12 - Roc
9780451459541 Check Our Catalog

Two centuries ago, Owen Deathstalker sacrificed himself for humanity and a Golden Age of peace began in the galaxy. Now, Lewis Deathstalker, Owen's descendant, has his work cut out for him as the king's new protector when a plot for revenge surfaces. …More


Drinking Midnight Wine Drinking Midnight Wine
By Green, Simon R.
2003-07 - Roc
9780451459350 Check Our Catalog

Toby Dexter is an ordinary guy with an ordinary job in a less than ordinary world. Then he follows a mysterious woman into an extraordinary world called Mysterie. …More


Stay Stay
By Griffith, Nicola
2003-06 - Vintage Books USA
9781400032303 Check Our Catalog

Aud (it rhymes with "shroud" ) Torvingen is six feet tall with blond hair and blue eyes. She can restore a log cabin with antique tools or put a man in a coma with her bare hands. As imagined by Nicola Griffith in this ferocious masterpiece of literary noir, Aud is a hero who combines the tortured complexity with moral authority.
In the aftermath of her lover's murder, the last thing a grieving Aud wants is another case. Against her better judgment she agrees to track down an old friend's runaway fiancee--and finds herself up against both a sociopath so artful that the law can't touch him, and the terrible specters of loss and guilt. As stylish as this year's Prada and as arresting as a razor at the throat, Stay places Nicola Griffith in the first rank of new-wave crime writers.
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Calico Joe Calico Joe
By Grisham, John
2012-04 - Doubleday Books
9780385536073 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Joe Castle, from Calico Rock, Arkansas, took the baseball world by storm in 1973. He homered in his first three major league at bats for the Chicago Cubs. Two months later, he was still hitting more than .500. Then, in his next at bat after homering off Warren Tracey, a surly journeyman pitcher, Tracey drilled a fastball at Joe's head. The damage was severe. Joe's right eye socket was destroyed, and he never played again, retreating back to Calico Rock, far from the public eye. Tracey soon retired from the Mets and drifted into booze and a succession of ex-wives. Thirty years later, Tracey's estranged son, Paul, on learning of his father's impending death from cancer, tries to bring Warren Tracey and Joe Castle together. …More


Magic Line Magic Line
By Gunn, Elizabeth
2012-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727881168 Check Our Catalog

Detective Sarah Burke is called to a mass shooting in a quiet residential street; it looks like a home invasion gone very wrong. There are several dead bodies but the crime scene just doesn't make sense--until one of the dead victims suddenly escapes and another man is seen running from the house. …More


Monday Mornings Monday Mornings
By Gupta, Sanjay
2012-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446583855 Check Our Catalog

CNN's chief medical correspondent presents his first novel. At Chelsea General, surgeons answer for bad outcomes at the Morbidity and Mortality conference, known as M & M. This extraordinary peek behind the curtain into what is considered the most secretive meeting in all of medicine is the backdrop for this engaging story. …More


Blood in the Water Blood in the Water
By Haddam, Jane
2012-03 - Minotaur Books
9780312644345 Check Our Catalog

Former FBI agent Gregor Demarkian returns in a mind-bending case of death anddisappearance amongst the wealthy suburban elite in Philadelphia. …More


Death Comes Silently Death Comes Silently
By Hart, Carolyn G.
2012-04 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425245705 Check Our Catalog

When her fellow charity shop volunteer Gretchen Burkholt is murdered, Dead on Demand Mystery shop owner Annie Darling enlists the help of her husband, Max, to piece together a puzzle involving an overturned kayak, a stolen motorboat, a troubled love affair, and a reckless teenager. …More


The Good Father The Good Father
By Hawley, Noah
2012-03 - Doubleday Books
9780385535533 Check Our Catalog

First-time author Hawley delivers an intense, psychological novel about one doctor's suspense-filled quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin: his 20-year old son. Told alternately from the point of view of the guilt-ridden, determined father and his meandering, ruminative son, "The Good Father" is a powerfully emotional page-turner that keeps one guessing until the very end. …More