Tuesday, December 17, 2013

HPL's New Books


elow 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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Night Film
Night Film
By Pessl, Marisha
2013-08 - Random House
9781400067886 Check Our Catalog

Seven years after Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Pessl returns with a novel as twisted and intelligent as that lauded debut. …More


White Fire
White Fire
By Preston, Douglas J.
Author Child, Lincoln
2013-11 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455525836 Check Our Catalog

Preston and Child (Two Graves, 2012, etc.) bring back FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast, expert in the psychology of serial killers and other criminal deviants. …More


The Wolves of Midwinter
The Wolves of Midwinter
By Rice, Anne
2013-10 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780385349963 Check Our Catalog

Rice, in her signature elegantly descriptive style, does not disappoint in this follow-up to 2012's "The Wolf Gift", slowly doling out details about recurring characters like an hourglass, one grain at a time. …More


The Whole Golden World
The Whole Golden World
By Riggle, Kristina
2013-11 - William Morrow & Company
9780062206459 Check Our Catalog

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Thankless in Death
Thankless in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2013-09 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399164422 Check Our Catalog

In the latest suspense thriller in the #1 "New York Times" bestselling series, the year 2060 is drawing to a close in New York City and loved ones are coming together for Thanksgiving. But sometimes the deepest hatreds seethe within the closest relationships, and blood flows faster than water. …More


Born in Ice
Born in Ice
By Roberts, Nora
2013-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425266106 Check Our Catalog

Even though the harsh winters of western Ireland keep visitors away from Brianna's bed-and-breakfast inn, she expects Grayson Thane, a successful American mystery author, who plans to spend the winter alone writing his new novel. But sometimes fate has a plan of its own. Sometimes fire can be born in ice. The second installment of Roberts's Irish trilogy featuring the Concannon sisters. …More


Dark Witch
Dark Witch
By Roberts, Nora
2013-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425259856 Check Our Catalog

From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we're drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love. …More


Summer Pleasures: Second Nature/One Summer
Summer Pleasures: Second Nature/One Summer
By Roberts, Nora
2007-06 - Silhouette Books
9780373285464 Check Our Catalog

Two classic yet sizzling tales of summer pleasures and unexpected love by "New York Times" bestselling author Nora Roberts are collected in this two-in-one volume. Includes "Second Nature" and "One Summer." Reissue. …More


Whispered Promises: The Art of DeceptionStorm Warning
Whispered Promises: The Art of DeceptionStorm Warning
By Roberts, Nora
2013-09 - Silhouette Books
9780373281725 Check Our Catalog

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The Terminal Experiment
The Terminal Experiment
By Sawyer, Robert J.
2011-08 - Ace Books
9780441020805 Check Our Catalog


Dr. Peter Hobson has created three electronic simulations of his own personality. But they all have escaped from Hobson's computer into the web-and one of them is a killer. …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


Bellman & Black
Bellman & Black
By Setterfield, Diane
2013-11 - Atria Books
9781476711959 Check Our Catalog

Caught up in a moment of boyhood competition, William Bellman recklessly aims his slingshot at a rook resting on a branch, killing the bird instantly. It is a small but cruel act, and is soon forgotten. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, William seems to have put the whole incident behind him. It was as if he never killed the thing at all. But rooks don't forget . . . …More


Stella Bain
Stella Bain
By Shreve, Anita
2013-11 - Little Brown and Company
9780316098861 Check Our Catalog

An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. …More


Tatiana
Tatiana
By Smith, Martin Cruz
2013-11 - Simon & Schuster
9781439140215 Check Our Catalog

In "Tatiana," Martin Cruz Smith, the master of the international thriller "(The New York Times)" creates the most compelling heroine of his career and the most realistic, damning portrait of modern Russia in contemporary literature. …More


Still Candy Shopping
Still Candy Shopping
By Swinson, Kiki
Author McCall, Amaleka
2014-02 - Dafina Books
9780758293770 Check Our Catalog

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The Valley of Amazement
The Valley of Amazement
By Tan, Amy
2013-11 - Ecco Press
9780062107312 Check Our Catalog

Amy Tan's The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women's intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village. …More


Tom Clancy's Endwar
Tom Clancy's Endwar
By Clancy, Tom
Author Michaels, David
2008-02 - Berkley Books
9780425222140 Check Our Catalog

Based on the bestselling video game, this new series created by a #1 "New York Times" bestselling author takes readers onto the battlefields of World War III with the technical savvy and explosive action that Tom Clancy fans have come to expect. This first installment is available in a tall Premium Edition. Original. …More


The Supreme Macaroni Company
The Supreme Macaroni Company
By Trigiani, Adriana
2013-11 - Harper
9780062136589 Check Our Catalog

In The Shoemaker's Wife Adriana Trigiani swept her readers across generations of an Italian family, from the Italian Alps at the turn of the twentieth century to the cobblestone streets of Little Italy. In The Supreme Macaroni Company, she weaves a heartbreaking story that begins on the eve of a wedding in New York's Greenwich Village, travels to New Orleans, and culminates in Tuscany. Family, work, romance, and the unexpected twists of life and fate all come together in an unforgettable narrative that Adriana Trigiani's many fans will adore. …More


Football Widows
Football Widows
By Tucker, Pat
2011-10 - Strebor Books
9781593093150 Check Our Catalog

When NFL coaches gear up for war on the gridiron, their wives are left to fend for themselves. NFL wife B.J. Almond has had enough. When she walks in to find her head coach husband in bed with one of his assistant coaches' wives, she is livid. But what really sets her off is when she discovers the other wives knew about the affair all along. Now she's furious and hungry for revenge. 240 pp. 15,000 print. …More


The Glamorous Life 2: All That Glitters Isn't Gold
The Glamorous Life 2: All That Glitters Isn't Gold
By Turner, Nikki
2013-11 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250001443 Check Our Catalog

At the top of her game, Bambi built EventsRUS, from the ground up, doing high end events for anybody who was somebody. Bambi's main goal was to stack more than enough money to ensure that her husband, Lynx, would never have to distribute illegal narcotics another day in his life. But once Lynx is released from prison, all her high hopes and dreams turn into a horrible nightmare. She sadly learns that Lynx has an insatiable love and growing appetite, for his mistress: gambling, that threatens to bring both of them to ruin. Caught between the venture capitalist bankers, the underground financers and having loyalty and love to her man, Bambi has to make life changing decisions and deceptions. And the wrong move could cost her everything. …More


Lover Reborn
Lover Reborn
By Ward, J. R.
2012-10 - Signet Book
9780451238283 Check Our Catalog

From a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. Tohrment, the Brother who had it all, but lost everything to the enemy, is destined for a second chance at love and life. But will the past and his bitterness hold him back? …More


Candlelight Christmas
Candlelight Christmas
By Wiggs, Susan
2013-10 - Mira Books
9780778314745 Check Our Catalog

As single father Logan O'Donnell prepares to give his son, Charlie, the best Christmas ever on the shores of Willow Lake, he just may be in for a Christmas surprise himself, in the form of sharp-witted and independent Darcy Fitzgerald. …More