Friday, November 23, 2012

New Books at HPL


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 Giving Quilt
The Giving Quilt
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2012-10 - Dutton Books
9780525953609 Check Our Catalog

"New York Times"-bestselling author Chiaverini's artful, inspiring novel imagines what good would come from practicing the holiday spirit each and every day of the year. …More


Buffalo Bill's Dead Now
Buffalo Bill's Dead Now
By Coel, Margaret
2012-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425252710 Check Our Catalog

Rancher and Indian artifact collector Trevor Pratt has Arapaho Chief Black Heart's western regalia shipped to a museum from Germany, but thieves may have stolen the relics en route to the Arapaho museum. …More


The Orchardist
The Orchardist
By Coplin, Amanda
2012-08 - Harper
9780062188502 Check Our Catalog

Set in the untamed American West, a highly original and haunting debut novel about a makeshift family whose dramatic lives are shaped by violence, love, and an indelible connection to the land. …More


Caliban's War
Caliban's War
By Corey, James S. a.
2012-06 - Orbit
9780316129060 Check Our Catalog

A Martian marine watches as her platoon is slaughtered by a monstrous supersoldier. On Earth, a politician struggles to prevent interplanetary war from re-igniting. And on Venus, an alien protomolecule has overrun the planet, wreaking massive, mysterious changes. …More


Red Mist
Red Mist
By Cornwell, Patricia
2011-12 - Putnam Adult
9780399158025 Check Our Catalog


The new Kay Scarpetta novel from the world's #1 bestselling crime writer.
Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings. The murder of an Atlanta family years ago, a young woman on death row, and the inexplicable deaths of homeless people as far away as California seem unrelated. But Scarpetta discovers connections that compel her to conclude that what she thought ended with Fielding's death and an attempt on her own life is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale. And she is the only one who can stop it. …More


The Race
The Race
By Cussler, Clive
Author Scott, Justin
2011-09 - Putnam Adult
9780399157813 Check Our Catalog

It is 1910, the age of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than fifty days. He is even sponsoring one of the prime candidates-an intrepid woman named Josephine Frost-and that's where Bell, chief investigator for the Van Dorn Detective Agency, comes in. …More


The Tombs
The Tombs
By Cussler, Clive
Author Perry, Thomas
2012-09 - Putnam Adult
9780399159268 Check Our Catalog

Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. …More


The Jewel Box
The Jewel Box
By Davis, Anna
2009-06 - Pocket Books
9781416537366 Check Our Catalog

From the author of "The Shoe Queen" comes a jazz-age tale of love set in the world of London's high society. …More


Lucky Bunny
Lucky Bunny
By Dawson, Jill
2012-10 - Harper Perennial
9780062202505 Check Our Catalog

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Seven Years to Sin
Seven Years to Sin
By Day, Sylvia
2012-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758290410 Check Our Catalog

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The Panther
The Panther
By DeMille, Nelson
2012-10 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446580847 Check Our Catalog

John Corey returns in the new novel from #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author DeMille. Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his FBI agent wife have been posted overseas to Yemen to track down one of the masterminds behind the "USS Cole" bombing. …More


Stranger in the Moonlight
Stranger in the Moonlight
By Deveraux, Jude
2012-08 - Pocket Books
9781416509752 Check Our Catalog

In the second novel in her bestselling Edilean trilogy, Jude Deveraux returns to the idyllic Virginia town where three best girlfriends joyfully reunite as they each seek out their heartfelt dreams and desires. …More


Astray
Astray
By Donoghue, Emma
2012-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316206297 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

Here are fascinating characters have all gone astray: emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of "Room" goes from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings. …More


A Hire Love
A Hire Love
By Dow, Candice
2007-02 - Dafina Books
9780758219381 Check Our Catalog

In this witty, romantic new novel from the author of "Caught in the Mix" and "Ain't No Sunshine," a woman learns that writing her own happy ending comes with a few surprises. …More


The Round House
The Round House
By Erdrich, Louise
2012-10 - Harper
9780062065247 Check Our Catalog 2012 National Book Award Winner-Fiction
BookPage Notable Title


One of the most revered novelists of our time--a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life--Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist "The Plague of Doves" with a story that transports readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. …More


The Marriage Plot
The Marriage Plot
By Eugenides, Jeffrey
2011-10 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374203054 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

It's the early 1980s--the country is in a deep recession, and life after college is harder than ever. Madeleine Hanna, dutiful English major, is writing her senior thesis on Jane Austen and George Eliot, purveyors of the marriage plot that lies at the heart of the greatest English novels. But real life, in the form of two very different guys, intervenes. 416 pp. 400,000 print. (General Fiction) …More


A Winter Dream
A Winter Dream
By Evans, Richard Paul
2012-10 - Simon & Schuster
9781451628036 Check Our Catalog

From the wonderful storyteller and author of the bestselling phenomenon "The Christmas Box, " comes a new holiday novel based on the story of Joseph and the coat of many colors, set during the present day. …More


Borders of the Heart
Borders of the Heart
By Fabry, Chris
2012-09 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781414348629 Check Our Catalog

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The Double Game
The Double Game
By Fesperman, Dan
2012-08 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307700131 Check Our Catalog

Spook-turned-novelist Edwin Lemaster reveals to up-and-coming journalist Bill Cage that he'd once considered spying for the enemy. Soon, Cage discovers that Lemaster's past eerily, and dangerously, begins intersecting with his own. …More


The Last Dragonslayer
The Last Dragonslayer
By Fforde, Jasper
2012-10 - Harcourt Children's Books
9780547738475 Check Our Catalog

In his witty first novel for young readers, "New York Times"-bestselling author Fforde introduces 15-year-old Jennifer Strange, who runs an agency for underemployed magicians in a world where magic is fading away. But when visions of the death of the world's last dragon begin, all signs point to JenniferNand Big Magic. …More


The Woman Who Died a Lot: Now with 50% Added Subplot
The Woman Who Died a Lot: Now with 50% Added Subplot
By Fforde, Jasper
2012-10 - Viking Books
9780670025022 Check Our Catalog

The newest tour de force starring Thursday Next in the "New York Times"-bestselling series. The Bookworld's leading enforcement officer has been forced into a semiretirement following an assassination attempt. …More


Kill Shot: An American Assassin Thriller
Kill Shot: An American Assassin Thriller
By Flynn, Vince
2012-02 - Atria Books
9781416595205 Check Our Catalog

Flynn is back with another nail-biting political thriller that follows the young Mitch Rapp on a deadly mission to hunt down the men responsible for the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack. Rapp has become a liability, and he absolutely cannot be allowed to be taken alive by the French authorities. But it will soon become clear that nothing is more dangerous than a wounded and cornered Mitch Rapp. 448 pp. 850,000 print. (Espionage/Thriller) …More


Forfeit
Forfeit
By Francis, Dick
2005-04 - Berkley
9780425201916 Check Our Catalog

When reporter Bert Checkov falls to his death, his colleague James Tyrone thinks he can prove it was murder. But there's not such thing as a sure thing. …More