Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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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Shadow of Night
Shadow of Night
By Harkness, Deborah E.
2012-07 - Viking Books
9780670023486 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Picking up from Harkness' "A Discovery of Witches" cliffhanger ending, this tale plunges Diana and Matthew into Elizabethan London, a world of spies, subterfuge, and a coterie of the mysterious School of Night that includes Christopher Marlowe and Walter Raleigh. …More


In My Father's House
In My Father's House
By Harris, E. Lynn
2010-06 - St. Martin's Press
9780312541910 Check Our Catalog

For his final new series, the "New York Times"-bestselling author introduces Bentley L. Dean, owner of the hottest modeling agency in Miami's sexy South Beach. …More


Country Plot
Country Plot
By Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia
2012-06 - Severn House Publishers
9780727881465 Check Our Catalog

Horrified to discover that her elderly cousin Kitty may be forced to sell her country mansion Holtby House, Jenna throws herself into a scheme to save it. But when an attempt is made on her life, Jenna finds herself in a race to save Holtby, Kitty, and herself. …More


Karma with a Vengeance
Karma with a Vengeance
By Hawthorne, Tash
2009-12 - Wahida Clark Presents
9780981854502 Check Our Catalog

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A Good Day to Die
A Good Day to Die
By Hendricks, James
2007-06 - Augustus Publishing, Inc.
9780975945322 Check Our Catalog

"A Good Day to Die" is a thought-provoking look into gang violence in Gary. The Vice Lords and Gangster Disciples square off in a winner takes all, do or die, non-stop brawl. James Hendricks leaks a true story from his cell. His depiction of gang life is rife with knowledge. The story comes alive through Jon and Don, twins and products of Gary, charting their rise to fame in the drug game. From stick-up kids to carthieves, they put in work and get their rep. Rivals threaten to curtail their lives. Bullets have no names and the boys' actions bear repercussions. Everyone close to them is at risk and quickly learn, you live by the gun... Fascinating and high octane, "A Good Day to Die" will leave you breathlessly hanging on for dear life through all the twist and turns. …More


The Company You Keep: A Kendra Clayton Novel
The Company You Keep: A Kendra Clayton Novel
By Henry, Angela
2006-05 - Kimani Press
9781583147603 Check Our Catalog

The only way Kendra Clayton can save herself--and the friend she believes is innocent--from a murder conviction is by doing some investigating of her own into the scoundrel boyfriend's death. The closer she looks, the more suspects she finds. …More


Flint 6: A King Is Born
Flint 6: A King Is Born
By Hernandez, Treasure
2008-09 - Urban Books
9781599831435 Check Our Catalog

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Flint 5: Back in the Hood
Flint 5: Back in the Hood
By Hernandez, Treasure
2005-05 - Urban Books
9781599831459 Check Our Catalog

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The Island
The Island
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2010-07 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316043878 Check Our Catalog

A woman, her two daughters, and her sister spend the month of July on rustic, charming Tuckernuck Island off the coast of Nantucket. Secrets and intrigue soon make their way to the surface, as Hilderbrand ("Nantucket Nights") once again weaves a masterful story of summer suspense. …More


Summerland
Summerland
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2012-06 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316099837 Check Our Catalog

The students of Nantucket High have gathered for a bonfire on the beach. But what begins as a graduation night celebration ends in tragedy after a horrible car crash leaves the driver of the car dead, her twin brother in a coma, and their friends with immense emotional damage. …More


Say Yes
Say Yes
By Hill, Donna
2004-09 - Large Print Book Company
9781596880023 Check Our Catalog

The national bestselling author follows up her acclaimed "If I Could" with this passionate, provocative tale that continues the saga of a woman who dared to say no to a loveless existence and now must deal with the consequences and pleasures of living life on her own terms. Reissue. …More


The Thread
The Thread
By Hislop, Victoria
2012-07 - Harper Paperbacks
9780062135582 Check Our Catalog

From the internationally acclaimed author of "The Island" and "The Return" comes a sweeping and unforgettable story of love and friendship and the choices that must be made when loyalties are challenged. …More


Honey Flava
Honey Flava
By Zane
2008-05 - Atria Books
9781416548850 Check Our Catalog


"Honey Flava" features an erotic feast of short stories with enough Asian flava to ignite fireworks. With an African American and Asian mix of sexy characters, Zane picks the most clever and bold male and female writers to deliver a collection like no other. Stories like "Geisha Girl" and "Pins and Needles" give tea and acupuncture a whole new meaning, and the word "Master" is a term of endearment in "The Meaning of Zhuren." In tantalizing portraits of some of the hottest -- and sweetest -- scenes you'll ever want to experience, Honey Flava will take you to a sensual paradise of no return.
Zane delivers a new and special taste, proving that passion and sensuality have truly universal meaning.
HPL  patron:  The characters in this book was very exotic. I loved reading this book.  I could relate to some of the things they were going through.  I did not want to put the book down.
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Full Figured 4
Full Figured 4
By Anna J
Author Weber, Natalie
2011-12 - Urban Books
9781601623263 Check Our Catalog

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Afraid to Die
Afraid to Die
By Jackson, Lisa
2012-05 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758275103 Check Our Catalog

Detectives Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli investigate after two women's bodies are found frozen and deliberately displayed with both victims wearing a piece of Selena's jewelry. …More


Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey
By James, E. L.
2012-04 - Vintage Books
9780345803481 Check Our Catalog


When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana's quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too--but on his own terms.
This book was a fun and light read, but the writing is bad and I wish someone would have taught the author what a "subconscious" is.
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Betrayal of Trust
Betrayal of Trust
By Jance, J. A.
2012-04 - Harper
9780061731327 Check Our Catalog

Seattle private investigator J.P. Beaumont uncovers a crime that has a devastating effect on two troubled teens and becomes even more of a firestorm when it reaches into the halls of state government. Available in a tall Premium Edition. …More


Judgment Call
Judgment Call
By Jance, J. A.
2012-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780061731167 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times"-bestselling author brings back acclaimed Sheriff Joanna Brady in an exciting and twisting mystery set against the beauty and isolation of the Arizona desert. …More


Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes
By Johansen, Iris
Author Johansen, Roy
2012-07 - St. Martin's Press
9780312611613 Check Our Catalog

The "New York Times"-bestselling duo is back in a suspenseful novel about the FBI, a once-blind woman with a talent for tracking serial killers, and a multimillion dollar conspiracy to hide a secret that's worth killing for, again and again. …More


Savage Texas: A Good Day to Die
Savage Texas: A Good Day to Die
By Johnstone, William W.
With Johnstone, J. A.
2012-07 - Pinnacle Books
9780786028108 Check Our Catalog

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I Can Do Better All by Myself
I Can Do Better All by Myself
By Joy, E. N.
2011-11 - Urban Books
9781601628060 Check Our Catalog

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Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Some Kind of Fairy Tale
By Joyce, Graham
2012-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385535786 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Joyce's mesmerizing new novel centers around the disappearance of a young girl from a small town in the heart of England. Her sudden return 20 years later, and the mind-bending tale of where she's been, will challenge perceptions of truth. …More


Fireproof
Fireproof
By Kava, Alex
2012-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385535519 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Kava returns in a blaze of glory with a gripping, action-packed thriller featuring special agent Maggie O'Dell, who is leading the search for a serial arsonist whose crimes threaten Maggie dangerously close to home. …More