Tuesday, July 9, 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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Joyland
Joyland
By King, Stephen
2013-06 - Hard Case Crime
9781781162644 Check Our Catalog

A stunning new novel from one of the bestselling authors of all time. Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, "Joyland" tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder. …More


Deeply Odd
Deeply Odd
By Koontz, Dean R.
2013-05 - Bantam
9780553807738 Check Our Catalog

Following the explosive success of "Odd Apocalypse," here is the gripping new adventure of Odd Thomas, Koontz's most celebrated character. In a sinister encounter with a rogue truck driver tricked up like a rhinestone cowboy, Odd has a disturbing vision of a shocking multiple homicide that has not yet been committed. …More


The Dirty Divorce
The Dirty Divorce
By Miss KP
2012-05 - Urban Books
9781601624994 Check Our Catalog

Drugs are a way of life for Rich Sanchez, a powerful sexy drug lord hailing from Washington, D.C. His desire for fast money and the extravagant things that it brings puts his family in harm's way. …More


The Dirty Divorce 2
The Dirty Divorce 2
By Miss KP
2010-11 - Life Changing Books
9781934230770 Check Our Catalog

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The Fiddler
The Fiddler
By Lewis, Beverly
2012-04 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764209772 Check Our Catalog

When Amy DeVries, thoroughly modern and disillusioned, sets out on a road trip, she unexpectedly meets an Amish man--and community--that changes her life forever. …More


The Inn at Rose Harbor
The Inn at Rose Harbor
By Macomber, Debbie
2012-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345528926 Check Our Catalog

A heartwarming new series based in the Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove, where a charming cast of characters finds love, forgiveness, and renewal behind the doors of the cozy Rose Harbor Inn. …More


Her Valentine Hero
Her Valentine Hero
By Martin, Gail Gaymer
2013-01 - Love Inspired
9780373877959 Check Our Catalog

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Redeeming Grace
Redeeming Grace
By Miller, Emma
2012-10 - Love Inspired
9780373877782 Check Our Catalog

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Wise Men
Wise Men
By Nadler, Stuart
2013-02 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316126489 Check Our Catalog

When Hilly finds himself falling for Lem's niece, Savannah, his affection for her collides with his father's dark secrets. The results shatter his family, and hers. Years later, haunted by his memories of that summer, Hilly sets out to find Savannah. Nadler tells a beautifully told multigenerational story about love and regret. …More


Spider's Web
Spider's Web
By Osborne, Charles
Author Christie, Agatha
Author Osborne, Charles
2000-11 - Minotaur Books
9780312266509 Check Our Catalog

In the bestselling tradition of "Black Coffee" and "The Unexpected Guest", a classic Christy mystery is finally available in novel form. Clarissa discovers a body in the drawing room and must hide it from her husband and the police while attempting to uncover the identity of the murderer. …More


Choke Point
Choke Point
By Pearson, Ridley
2013-06 - Putnam Adult
9780399158841 Check Our Catalog

When a journalist reveals the existence of an Amsterdam-based sweatshop that employs and enslaves young girls, private security firm Rutherford Risk is hired to find it and shut it down. But with enemies around every corner, combat veteran John Knox can't tell the good from the bad. …More


Chocolate Sangria
Chocolate Sangria
By Price-Thompson, Tracy
2007-03 - One World
9780345494931 Check Our Catalog

Juanita Lucas is a young woman living in a housing project in Brooklyn. Although she has a very light complexion, she is proud of her blackness, even as she takes a beating from the very sistahs she tries so hard to emulate. Her only friend, Scooter Morrison, is an upwardly mobile brother who also happens to be young, gifted, and gay. Then a chance encounter with two fine Puerto Rican men changes Juanita's and Scooter's lives in ways they could never have imagined. There is Conan, a hardworking man who wrestles with both his love for Juanita and his guilt over his brother's death; and Jorge, an unscrupulous bad-boy thug who has no problem using what he's got to get what he wants, until he comes dangerously close to getting scorched by his own flames.
Fast-paced, suspenseful, and unpredictable, "Chocolate Sangria explores the hearts of two lovers who get caught in the great cultural divide--
and the devastating consequences of keeping secrets, telling lies, and betraying those you love.
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Ceremony in Death
Ceremony in Death
By Robb, J. D.
Author Roberts, Nora
1997-04 - Berkley
9780425157626 Check Our Catalog

In a new age of criminal investigation, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is drawn into the most dangerous case of her career. Every step she takes makes her question her own beliefs of right and wrong--and brings her closer to a confrontation with humanity's most seductive form of evil. J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of bestselling author Nora Roberts. …More


The Last Victim
The Last Victim
By Robards, Karen
2012-08 - Ballantine Books
9780345535405 Check Our Catalog

Electrifying suspense, cutting-edge psychological insight, and an unforgettably sensuous love story--these are the trademarks of Robards's sizzling novels. Now the "New York Times"-bestselling author launches a red-hot new paranormal romantic thriller series. …More


Silken Prey
Silken Prey
By Sandford, John
2013-05 - Putnam Adult
9780399159312 Check Our Catalog

The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner. Murder, scandal, political espionage, and an extremely dangerous woman. Lucas is going to be lucky to get out of this one alive. …More


A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg
A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg
By Shaara, Jeff
2013-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345527387 Check Our Catalog

Continuing the trilogy that began with "A Blaze of Glory," "New York Times"-bestselling author Shaara returns to chronicle another chapter in America's Civil War. The action shifts to the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi, where a siege for the ages will cement the reputation of one Union general--and all but seal the fate of the rebel cause. …More


The Last Song
The Last Song
By Sparks, Nicholas
2010-03 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446570961 Check Our Catalog

Seventeen-year-old Veronica Miller remains angry and alienated from her parents, until her mother sends her to spend the summer with her estranged father. The film adaptation of this novel opens in theaters on April 2 and stars Miley Cyrus and Greg Kinnear. …More


The Light Between Oceans
The Light Between Oceans
By Stedman, M. L.
2012-07 - Scribner Book Company
9781451681734 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore. …More


A Social Affair
A Social Affair
By Tucker, Pat
Author Sewell, Earl
2013-02 - Strebor Books
9781593094492 Check Our Catalog

Bored with her humdrum married life, 32-year-old Codi is searching for excitement and discovers that the Internet offers both money and an escape from her earthly life. While online, she meets a charming and handsome man and the two begin a torrid affair with unpredictable consequences. …More


The Silver Star
The Silver Star
By Walls, Jeannette
2013-06 - Scribner Book Company
9781451661507 Check Our Catalog

From one of the bestselling memoirists of all time comes a stunning and heartbreaking novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world in a triumph of imagination and storytelling. …More


Beautiful Ruins
Beautiful Ruins
By Walter, Jess
2013-04 - Harper Perennial
9780061928178 Check Our Catalog

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller "The Financial Lives of the Poets" returns with his funniest and most romantic novel yet. Hailed by critics and loved by readers of literary and historical fiction, "Beautiful Ruins" is the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood 50 years later. …More


Home Sweet Home
Home Sweet Home
By Watters, Kim
2011-05 - Love Inspired
9780373876778 Check Our Catalog

Finally ready to settle down, Abby Bancroft has just inherited a place to put down roots. But her hopes for a successful bed-and-breakfast are placed on hold when she learns that her grandparents' run-down inn is in serious need of TLC. So is Cole Preston, the handsome contractor who offers to help make her dream a reality. His past mistakes won't let him consider settling in the close-knit town. Yet as he and Abby work together to repair the house, they also begin to mend each other's hearts. And they just may find that consulting their hearts is what creating a home is all about. …More


Montana Match
Montana Match
By Whren, Merrillee
2011-12 - Love Inspired
9780373877195 Check Our Catalog

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