Tuesday, November 12, 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.


Want to see all the staff picks?  In Encore (our catalog) search for HPL Staff Picks.
To sign up for this, or any of our newsletters, check out our Newsletter sign up page.

Rasputin's Shadow
Rasputin's Shadow
By Khoury, Raymond
2013-10 - Dutton Books
9780525953135 Check Our Catalog

An ingenious, fast-paced historical thriller from the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The Last Templar." …More


Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep
By King, Stephen
2013-09 - Scribner Book Company
9781476727653 Check Our Catalog

Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, "The Shining," in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. …More


The Widow Waltz
The Widow Waltz
By Koslow, Sally
2013-06 - Viking Books
9780670025640 Check Our Catalog

The author's warm and witty fourth novel is deftly told through the alternating viewpoints of her three remarkable female protagonists as they find the grit to survive devastating losses and reinvent their lives. …More


The Lowland
The Lowland
By Lahiri, Jhumpa
2013-09 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307265746 Check Our Catalog

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of "The Namesake" comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a tale of two brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn by revolution, and a love that lasts long past death. …More


We Are Water
We Are Water
By Lamb, Wally
2013-10 - Harper
9780061941023 Check Our Catalog

We Are Water is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy, from Wally Lamb, the "New York Times" bestselling author of The Hour, I First Believed and I Know This Much Is True. …More


Heart of Texas Volume 3: Nell's CowboyLone Star Baby
Heart of Texas Volume 3: Nell's CowboyLone Star Baby
By Macomber, Debbie
2013-08 - Mira Books
9780778314578 Check Our Catalog

Promise, a ranching community in the Hill Country, has a mysterious past. Yet it's the kind of place that represents the strength of rural America. Because Promise is built on family, friendship, and, above all, "love." This volume includes "Nell's Cowboys" and "Lone Star Baby." Reissue. …More


Percy Gloom
Percy Gloom
By Malkasian, Cathy
2007-06 - Fantagraphics Books
9781560978459 Check Our Catalog

2008 Eisner Award winner for Most Promising Newcomer: an absurd but hopeful cartoon fable for these strange times we live in. …More


King's Mountain
King's Mountain
By McCrumb, Sharyn
2013-09 - Thomas Dunne Books
9781250011404 Check Our Catalog

John Sevier had not taken much interest in the American Revolution. Homesteading in the Carolina mountains, Sevier was too busy fighting Indians and taming the wilderness to worry much about a far-off war, but when an arrogant British officer sends a message over the mountains, threatening to burn the settlers' farms and kill their families, the war becomes personal. …More


Gotcha!
Gotcha!
By Michaels, Fern
2013-06 - Zebra Books
9781420121483 Check Our Catalog

Julie is convinced her greedy daughter-in-law Darlene had something to do with the mysterious circumstances surrounding her son Larry's death. She desperately wants to get a confession out of Darlene, and to ensure the safety of Larry's daughter, Olivia. As Myra, Annie, and their cohorts dig deeper into Darlene's shady dealings, events unfurl in a way that no one could have predicted, bringing to light the true meaning of loyalty and courage. …More


The Girl You Left Behind
The Girl You Left Behind
By Moyes, Jojo
2013-08 - Pamela Dorman Books
9780670026616 Check Our Catalog

From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me Before You," a spellbinding love story of two women separated by a century but united in their determination to fight for what they love most. …More


The Time of Your Visitation
The Time of Your Visitation
By Nelson, Edith J.
2011-07 - Xlibris Corporation
9781462870691 Check Our Catalog

…More


Doomed
Doomed
By Palahniuk, Chuck
2013-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385533034 Check Our Catalog

The continued adventures of Madison, the heroine of DAMNED, who escapes Hell and comes back to Earth. …More


Critical Mass
Critical Mass
By Paretsky, Sara
2013-10 - Putnam Adult
9780399160561 Check Our Catalog

"Vic is at her stubborn, reckless, compassionate best in this complicated page-turner about selfish secrets passed down through generations. Paretsky has been on a roll lately, her long-running, trailblazing series at its most dynamic since the early days." -- Booklist …More


Loss of Innocence
Loss of Innocence
By Patterson, Richard North
2013-10 - Quercus
9781623650926 Check Our Catalog

From acclaimed author Richard North Patterson comes a sweeping family drama of dark secrets and individual awakenings, set against the backdrop of the tumultuous summer of 1968. …More


Born in Fire
Born in Fire
By Roberts, Nora
2013-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425266090 Check Our Catalog

First in a stunning new trilogy featuring the Concannon sisters of County Clare, Ireland. Maggie, the sister who marches to her own tune, is a gifted glassblower who hides the wounds of her troubled past by perfecting her craft. When she is discovered by a Dublin gallery owner, Maggie finds in him much more than a devoted patron. …More


Storm Front
Storm Front
By Sandford, John
2013-10 - Putnam Adult
9780399159305 Check Our Catalog

"The best thing about Sandford's writing is that it is still fresh. He writes with enthusiasm and never coasts on his merits or uses any tricks of the trade. "Mad River "is just as refreshing as the first novel he ever wrote." - Huffington Post …More


Let Me Hold You
Let Me Hold You
By Schuster, Melanie
2013-09 - Kimani Press
9780373863273 Check Our Catalog

…More


Accused: A Rosato & Associates Novel
Accused: A Rosato & Associates Novel
By Scottoline, Lisa
2013-10 - St. Martin's Press
9781250027658 Check Our Catalog


"New York Times" bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction when she introduced her all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates, thrilling readers with her twisty, fast-paced plots and capturing their hearts with her cast of strong and relatable female characters. Now Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy Carrier, and Anne Murphy are back with all cylinders firing in "Accused." …More


Winners
Winners
By Steel, Danielle
2013-10 - Delacorte Press
9780385343220 Check Our Catalog

Even the most perfect lives can be shattered in an instant. In this moving, emotionally charged novel, Danielle Steel introduces readers to an unforgettable cast of characters striving to overcome tragedy and discover the inner resources and resilience to win at life--once again. …More


The Mountain of Light
The Mountain of Light
By Sundaresan, Indu
2013-10 - Washington Square Press
9781451643510 Check Our Catalog

…More


Tragic
Tragic
By Tanenbaum, Robert K.
2013-08 - Gallery Books
9781451635553 Check Our Catalog

District attorneys Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi work to expose the corrupt and murderous leader of the longshoremen's union. …More


The Goldfinch
The Goldfinch
By Tartt, Donna
2013-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316055437 Check Our Catalog

"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art" …More


A Nantucket Christmas
A Nantucket Christmas
By Thayer, Nancy
2013-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345545350 Check Our Catalog

From the lighthouse sporting a huge wreath to the Christmas Stroll along its quaint streets, holidays on Nantucket are always magical. However, while the town might be aglow like a scene from Dickens tale, unfortunately for newly married island newcomer Nicole Somerset, Christmas means a dreaded visit from her step-daughter. Headstrong Kennedy brings with her a family of her own--husband Archer and adorable 3 year old son, Maddox--but Kennedy's yet to get over her parents' divorce. Pregnant and highly emotional, in an attempt to reconcile her father and mother, Kennedy sets in motion a scheme to sabotage Nicole's meticulous holiday preparations. When Kennedy's glamorous mother appears on the Somerset doorstep, Kennedy thinks her devious plan might just work. Holidays may be a perfect time for reconciliation, but they are also known for miracles. Even before the gifts are unwrapped, other visitors will make unexpected appearances and sweet little Maddox gets his most fervent Christmas wish. …More