Monday, July 1, 2013

HPL's New Books

Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for: 2013.  To see new books from other years try:  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.


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The Time of My Life
The Time of My Life
By Ahern, Cecelia
2013-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062248602 Check Our Catalog

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Robert B. Parker's Wonderland
Robert B. Parker's Wonderland
By Atkins, Ace
2013-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399161575 Check Our Catalog

Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. …More


The Cat Who Went Bananas
The Cat Who Went Bananas
By Braun, Lilian Jackson
2006-01 - Jove Books
9780515139785 Check Our Catalog


Qwill and his clever cats have their work cut out for them in this "New York Times" bestseller when the Theatre Club's new play does not continue past opening night because a member of the cast is suspiciously killed and a rare book is stolen.
If you love bananas you will enjoy this book.  It's up to you to read and find how many places Koko hides the peelings.
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Never Keeping Secrets
Never Keeping Secrets
By Bryant, Niobia
2013-05 - Dafina Books
9780758265319 Check Our Catalog

From the bestselling author of the Mistress series comes a sexy, suspenseful, and thrilling standalone novel. Four friends have spent years apart and don'texpect to meet againNuntil they begin receiving mysterious taunts about theirpersonal secrets. …More


If You Were Here
If You Were Here
By Burke, Alafair
2013-06 - Harper
9780062208354 Check Our Catalog

Magazine journalist McKenna Wright is chasing the latest urban folktale--the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway tracks, seconds before an oncoming train. When McKenna locates a short video snippet that purportedly captures part of the incident, she thinks she has an edge on the competition. …More


Earth Afire: The First Formic War
Earth Afire: The First Formic War
By Card, Orson Scott
Author Johnston, Aaron
2013-06 - Tor Books
9780765329059 Check Our Catalog

One hundred years before "Ender's Game," the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War. Victor beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely. But it wasn't enough to convince skeptical governments that there was a threat. …More


Her Inheritance Forever
Her Inheritance Forever
By Cote, Lyn
2009-09 - Avon Inspire
9780061373435 Check Our Catalog

In 1836 Texas, Alandra Sandoval is determined to run her ranch without a man. Scully Falconer is top hand on a neighboring spread. The Mexican lady and the American cowboy are on separate paths until greedy relatives, a troubled past, and the tides of history bring them together. …More


Zero Hour
Zero Hour
By Cussler, Clive
Author Brown, Graham
2013-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399162503 Check Our Catalog

The dazzling new novel in the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling series from the grand master of adventure. It is called zero point energy, and it really exists--a state of energy contained in all matter everywhere. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it, however--until one scientist discovers a way. …More


The Kill Room
The Kill Room
By Deaver, Jeffery
2013-06 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455517060 Check Our Catalog

A U.S. citizen in the Bahamas is shot by a sniper par excellence--a man capable of delivering a "million-dollar bullet" into the heart of his targets, a mile or more away. The investigation reveals that the victim, a man known to have strong anti-American sympathies, was assassinated by the U.S. government. …More


A Step of Faith
A Step of Faith
By Evans, Richard Paul
2013-05 - Simon & Schuster
9781451628296 Check Our Catalog

Following the "New York Times"-bestseller "The Road to Grace," Evans' hero Alan Christoffersen faces a life-changing crisis on his journey to grace. After personal and business tragedy, Alan is a broken man. He sets out on an extraordinary cross-country journey; with only the pack on his back. …More


By Starlight
By Starlight
By Garlock, Dorothy
2012-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446540094 Check Our Catalog

In early 1930s Montana, a female shopkeeper struggles to make ends meet during the Great Depression. But she's offered a proposition: open an illegal speakeasy in the stores's basement, defy Prohibition, and make enough money to make her worries disappear. …More


Heartbreaker
Heartbreaker
By Garwood, Julie
2011-05 - Pocket Books
9781451648324 Check Our Catalog

""Bless me father, for I will sin. . . ." "In the still shadows of the confessional, a madman tauntingly reveals his plan for a murder he is "going "to commit, pulling Father Thomas Madden into a twisted game by disclosing his next intended victim: Tom's sister, Laurant. In a frantic race to protect her, Tom calls upon his best friend, elite FBI agent Nick Buchanan, to track the predator who is closing in on Laurant. Now, as an electrifying attraction grows between Laurant and Nick, so does the danger--and one false move will cost both of them everything that matters. …More


The Kitchen House
The Kitchen House
By Grissom, Kathleen
2010-02 - Touchstone Books
9781439153666 Check Our Catalog

"Gone with the Wind" is turned inside out in this tragic, page-turning novel in which a white indentured servant girl lives and works with black slaves. …More


Comfort & Joy
Comfort & Joy
By Hannah, Kristin
2006-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345483799 Check Our Catalog

In this modern-day fairy tale, a "New York Times" bestselling author pens the heartwarming story of a woman at a crossroads, caught between two lives, who finds a second chance at happiness. …More


Dark Angel
Dark Angel
By Harper, Karen
2011-04 - Mira Books
9780778329879 Check Our Catalog

One morning Leah Kurtz goes to wake her adopted infant daughter and instantly knows something is terribly wrong. She is convinced that her baby has been switched with another child. Afraid that no one will believe her, Leah turns to an unlikely ally, despite the fact that her Amish community frowns on its members seeking help in the outside world.
Dr. Mark Morelli studies the genetic illnesses that plague the Amish, but he has other, private reasons for coming to Maplecreek...reasons that may be tied to the mysterious disappearance of Leah's daughter.
Together, Leah and Mark must uncover a conspiracy--before there are deadly consequences. …More


Dead Ever After
Dead Ever After
By Harris, Charlaine
2013-05 - Ace Books
9781937007881 Check Our Catalog

The final Sookie Stackhouse novel. Sookie finds it easy to turn down the request of former barmaid Arlene when she wants her job back at Merlotte's. After all, Arlene tried to have Sookie killed. But her relationship with Eric is not so clear cut. He and his vampires are keeping their distance . . . and a cold silence. …More


Jingle Bell Bride
Jingle Bell Bride
By Hart, Jillian
2012-10 - Love Inspired
9780373877751 Check Our Catalog

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The Asylum
The Asylum
By Harwood, John
2013-05 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780544003477 Check Our Catalog

A brilliant new Gothic thriller from the acclaimed author of "The Ghost Writer" and "The Seance." …More


And the Mountains Echoed
And the Mountains Echoed
By Hosseini, Khaled
2013-05 - Riverhead Books
9781594631764 Check Our Catalog

Hosseini, the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," has written a new novel about how people love, how they take care of one another, and how choices resonate through generations. From Kabul to Paris to San Francisco to the Greek island of Tinos--the story expands gradually outward, becoming more emotionally complex and powerful with each turning page. …More


Once Upon a Tower
Once Upon a Tower
By James, Eloisa
2013-05 - Avon Books
9780062223876 Check Our Catalog

Inspired by the story of Rapunzel, "New York Times"-bestselling author James continues her series of fairy tale-inspired romances. …More


Soon: The Beginning of the End
Soon: The Beginning of the End
By Jenkins, Jerry B.
2004-05 - Tyndale House Publishers
9780842384070 Check Our Catalog

The End of War
In the aftermath of World War III, the world is resolved as never before to eliminate war. The United States of America has followed the lead of the new international government to ensure that global conflict is wiped from the earth. All nations have agreed to eliminate the most serious threat to world peace. The solution? Outlaw religion.
No religion. Peace on earth.
Paul Stepola plays a key role in the world's backlash against religious extremists. As an agent working for the National Peace Organization, Paul relishes his job. The law has forced religion underground, but that's not enough for Paul. With unlimited resources, he is determined to expose religious zealots-flush them out, expose them, and destroy them. But when his life is turned upside down, he is forced to see the world in a whole new way.
This one man's search to find the truth points him to sinister conspiracies. Startling revelations. Supernatural events.
When will the world discover the astonishing climax to these events? When will the nations learn they are experiencing a new beginning...the beginning of the end?
Soon.
The Beginning of the End.
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Knife of Dreams
Knife of Dreams
By Jordan, Robert
2006-11 - Tor Books
9780812577563 Check Our Catalog

In the 11th volume of Jordan's extraordinary masterwork of fantasy, the dead are walking, men die impossible deaths, and it seems as though reality itself has become unstable: All are signs of the imminence of Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, when Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, must confront the Dark One as humanity's only hope. …More


Lord of Chaos
Lord of Chaos
By Jordan, Robert
1995-11 - Tor Books
9780812513752 Check Our Catalog

This sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Fires of Heaven plunges readers again into an extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable w orld. Jordan sweeps his readers up in layer after layer of complex, interwoven tales of adventure, introducing us to some new characters and keeping up with others familiar from earlier books in the series. …More