Wednesday, August 8, 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 Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln
The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln
By Carter, Stephen L.
2012-07 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307272638 Check Our Catalog

From the author of the bestsellers "The Emperor of Ocean Park" and "New England White," an electrifying, provocative alternative history novel that asks the question: What would have happened had Lincoln not been assassinated? …More


Scandal Wears Satin
Scandal Wears Satin
By Chase, Loretta
2012-06 - Avon Books
9780062100313 Check Our Catalog

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The Return of a Gangster's Girl
The Return of a Gangster's Girl
By Chunichi
2007-12 - Urban Books
9781601620279 Check Our Catalog

Essence"] bestselling author Chunichi continues the riveting story begun in the acclaimed "A Gangsters Girl" and "Married to the Game" as Ceazia tries to give up the game and start a new life. …More


Gold
Gold
By Cleave, Chris
2012-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781451672725 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Building on the tradition of "Little Bee," Cleave again writes with elegance, humor, and passion about friendship, marriage, parenthood, tragedy, and redemption. On the road to Olympic Gold in London, world-class athletes Zoe and Kate must decide what's most important to them. …More


The Drop
The Drop
By Connelly, Michael
2011-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316069410 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one morning, he gets two. DNA from a 1989 rape and murder case matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist. Was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone terribly wrong in the new Regional Crime Lab? 416 pp. (Espionage/Thriller) …More


Backfire
Backfire
By Coulter, Catherine
2012-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399157325 Check Our Catalog

San Francisco Judge Ramsey Hunt, longtime friend to FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, is presiding over the trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill--accused in a string of murders--when the proceedings take a radical turn. …More


Almost Amish
Almost Amish
By Cushman, Kathryn
2012-07 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764208263 Check Our Catalog

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The Kingdom
The Kingdom
By Cussler, Clive
With Blackwood, Grant
2011-06 - Putnam Adult
9780399157424 Check Our Catalog


The thrilling new adventure from a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. The husband-and-wife team of Sam and Remi Fargo are used to hunting for treasure, but they aren't used to hunting for people--until an investigator friend of their goes missing, and they promise to search for him. What they discover, however, will be beyond anything they could have imagined.
HPL patron:  I would strongly recommend this book.
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The Sacrifice Game
The Sacrifice Game
By D'Amato, Brian
2012-07 - Dutton Books
9780525952411 Check Our Catalog

In this mind-bending, stunningly inventive, and brilliantly researched sequelto "In Courts of the Sun," one man holds the key to saving the world from thecoming apocalypse. …More


The 13th Target
The 13th Target
By de Castrique, Mark
2012-07 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781590586150 Check Our Catalog

Repurposing his life after his wife's death, Russell Mullins joins a private protection company and forms a friendship with his first client, whose suicide compels Mullins's investigation at the side of a former colleague into a dangerous conspiracy. …More


Mortal
Mortal
By Dekker, Ted
With Lee, Tosca
2012-06 - Faithwords
9781599953588 Check Our Catalog

Centuries have passed since civilization's brush with apocalypse. The world's greatest threats have all been silenced. There is no anger, no hatred, no war. But an old, but terrible secret has emerged. …More


Escape
Escape
By Delinsky, Barbara
2011-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385532723 Check Our Catalog

Painful as it is to return, 30-year-old lawyer Emily Aulenbach knows that the key to reclaiming her life from career disappointments and a fading marriage lies in the New Hampshire town of her past. Delinsky's luminous new novel explores every woman's desire to abandon the endless obligations of work and marriage--and the idea that the most passionate romance can be found with the person you know best. …More


Heartwishes
Heartwishes
By Deveraux, Jude
2011-08 - Atria Books
9781439108000 Check Our Catalog

Gemma Ranford wants the job cataloging the documents of the Frazier family so much that she is ready to do battle to get it. Fascinated with history, and desperately trying to finish her dissertation, she's hoping against all hope that the papers will yield new information to invigorate her research. What she didn't expect to find is references to the Heartwishes Stone - believed by most to be pure legend - and said to grant wishes to anyone named Frazier. …More


Talulla Rising
Talulla Rising
By Duncan, Glen
2012-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307595096 Check Our Catalog

Duncan delivers a stunning follow-up to "The Last Werewolf." Talulla, pregnant, grieving, and on the run, must face her werewolf future without Jake. Premature labor under a full moon tests her resolve, but a new challenging nightmare is just through another door. …More


Damaged
Damaged
By Dupree, Kia
2010-06 - Thorndike Press
9781410426888 Check Our Catalog

Camille Logan feels trapped. Abused by her foster parents and left grieving after the death of her boyfriend, she finds herself living as a prostitute. Fed up with her life, Camille is forced to right her wrongs, and slowly learns that her past does not necessarily determine her future. …More


Love Lockdown
Love Lockdown
By Edwards, Mia
2010-01 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312369101 Check Our Catalog

Kanika and Tyrell's love is put to the ultimate test when payback comes knocking, in this seductive novel from the author of "Ghetto Princess." …More


Hold U Down
Hold U Down
By Ervin, Keisha
2006-07 - Triple Crown Publications
9780977880423 Check Our Catalog

Robbing men, getting money and living lavishly is all they know. For Unique a.k.a. Nique, Kiara, Kay Kay and Zo', tomorrow isn't promised, love doesn't exist and men ain't shit. Stealing cars is their hustle and their way of doing it is Simply Unique. But jealousy, greed, love and envy are lurking in the shadows. For only the strong will survive and the weak shall fall. Unique knows this but the game of love has won her over. Once she decides to leave the only hustle she knows for the man she loves, her drama begins. When loyalty amongst family is questioned and their fate is unanswered, who will hold whom down? …More


Torn
Torn
By Ervin, Keisha
2007-09 - Triple Crown Publications
9780977880492 Check Our Catalog


Her female intuition told her he was a dog but yet still she lent him her soul, gave him her heart and allowed herself to fall in love. Torn between infatuation, lust, denial and playing wifey, the only thing Mo knows for sure is that she's been through hell, survived nine years, three miscarriages, numerous flings, heated arguments and a few knock-down drag-out fights only to realize she is further deep in love and more confused than ever.
Come join National Best-Selling Author Keisha Ervin as she spins a classic tale about loving someone so much you lose yourself, only to find in the end that what you thought was real love was just a game. …More


The First Thing Smoking
The First Thing Smoking
By Eubanks, Nelson
2004-06 - One World
9780345451798 Check Our Catalog

In dazzling, jazzlike prose that pulses with the rhythm of the street, Nelson Eubanks traces the influences on and evolution of Maceo, from impressionable adolescent to twentysomething man--each interconnected story is a snapshot of memory bursting with emotion.
In "Malta Scheffer," nine-year-old Maceo slips out of a white world of private schools to fade back into his brown world, where stickball and dreams of glory just may provide the ticket out of poverty. "The First Thing Smoking" explores the prejudice and hatred that exist within a family, when skin color varies between darker and lighter shades of black. ""Avenida Atlantica" depicts an older Maceo, now in Brazil, as he tries to escape his growing awareness of lust and desire as well as the racial strife and violence of his childhood.
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Night Watch
Night Watch
By Fairstein, Linda
2012-07 - Dutton Books
9780525952633 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Fairstein returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that takes Alexandra Cooper into the dark underside of New York City's most storied restaurants and a murder case spanning continents. …More


Baby Brother: An Urban Erotic Appetizer
Baby Brother: An Urban Erotic Appetizer
By 50 Cent
Author Noire
2007-01 - G-Unit
9781416532026 Check Our Catalog

Zabu "Baby Brother" Davis has a future full of promise until fate intervenes, and he is wrongly accused of murder. He soon finds himself trapped in a web of justice, murder, and vengeance. …More


Blow
Blow
By 50 Cent
Author K'wan
2007-07 - G-Unit
9781416540601 Check Our Catalog

Essence" bestselling author KWan brings his signature style to 50 Cents G-Unit books in this gritty tale of life on the streets. …More


Threshold
Threshold
By Flint, Eric
Author Spoor, Ryk E.
2012-05 - Baen Books
9781451637779 Check Our Catalog

When the strange fossil she'd discovered gave her a trip to Mars, Helen Sutter thought she'd gone about as far as any paleontologist would ever go in her lifetime. Soon Helen's new discoveries will lead her to the mysterious asteroid Ceres in a desperate race to reach Jupiter's perilous miniature system of radiation-bombarded moons. Original. …More