Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New Books at HPL


Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for 2014.  To see new books from other years try: 2013 , 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.



Americanah
Americanah
By Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
2013-05 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307271082 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2014)Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2014)National Book Critics Circle Award (2013)

A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to starta new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected. …More


Dead Heading: A Sloan and Crosby Mystery
Dead Heading: A Sloan and Crosby Mystery
By Aird, Catherine
2014-06 - Minotaur Books
9781250041135 Check Our Catalog When Jack Haines reports a break-in at his greenhouse, the motive of the intruder is unclear. Other than the destruction of some expensive orchids, no damage has been done, and nothing seems to be missing. But Detectives Sloan and Crosby sense something sinister, and soon their suspicions are confirmed. Similar reports are multiplying and sabotage is the word on everyone's lips.
The pair is
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A Beauty So Rare
A Beauty So Rare
By Alexander, Tamera
2014-04 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764206238 Check Our Catalog Pink is "not" what Eleanor Braddock ordered, but maybe it would soften the tempered steel of a woman who came through a war--and still had one to fight.
Plain, practical Eleanor Braddock knows she will never marry, but with a dying soldier's last whisper, she believes her life can still have meaning and determines to find his widow. Impoverished and struggling to care for her ailing
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Walking on Air
Walking on Air
By Anderson, Catherine
2014-02 - Signet Book
9780451418333 Check Our Catalog From "incomparable" ("Fresh Fiction") author Catherine Anderson comes a novel of lost souls, second chances, and love everlasting....
Random, Colorado, is just another stop on the road for solitary gunslinger Gabriel Valance. Known for his drinking, gambling, and womanizing, he prefers to remain a stranger to anyone who crosses his path. But when an upstart gunslinger catches Gabe off guard
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Save the Date
Save the Date
By Andrews, Mary Kay
2014-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250019691 Check Our Catalog …More


One Night Stand
One Night Stand
By Banks, Kendall
2011-03 - Life Changing Books
9781934230268 Check Our Catalog The author of "Rich Girls" presents an explosive urban novel about a jilted woman seeking revenge on those who have double-crossed her. …More


Babayaga
Babayaga
By Barlow, Toby
2013-08 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374107871 Check Our Catalog Will is a young American ad executive in Paris. Except his agency is a front for the CIA. It's 1959 and the cold war is going strong. But Will doesn't think he's a warrior--he's just a good-hearted Detroit ad guy who can't seem to figure out Parisian girls. …More


Roosevelt's Beast
Roosevelt's Beast
By Bayard, Louis
2014-03 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805090703 Check Our Catalog A reimagining of Teddy and Kermit Roosevelt's ill-fated 1914 Amazon expedition--a psychological twist on the smart historical thriller that first put Louis Bayard on the map. …More


In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
By Bell, Matt
2013-06 - Soho Press
9781616952532 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Indies Choice Book Awards (2014)

In this epic, mythical debut novel, newlyweds escape the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and almost uninhabited lakeshore, where they plan to raise a family. But as their every pregnancy fails, the child-obsessed husband begins to rage at this new world. …More


Bittersweet
Bittersweet
By Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda
2014-05 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9780804138567 Check Our Catalog Suspenseful and cinematic, "Bittersweet" exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider's hunger to belong. …More


Murder of Crows
Murder of Crows
By Bishop, Anne
2014-03 - Roc
9780451465269 Check Our Catalog After winning the trust of the terra indigene residing in the Lakeside Courtyard, Meg Corbyn has had trouble figuring out what it means to live among them. As a human, Meg should be barely tolerated prey, but her abilities as a cassandra sangue make her something more. The appearance of two addictive drugs has sparked violence between the humans and the Others, resulting in the murders of both …More


Deadliest of Sins
Deadliest of Sins
By Bissell, Sallie
2014-04 - Midnight Ink
9780738736228 Check Our Catalog
Recently appointed special prosecutor Mary Crow is sent to Campbell County, North Carolina, to investigate a possible anti-gay conspiracy between a recent murder and a homophobic preacher. But what starts as an effort to curb hate-crimes turns into a nightmare of abuse and abduction.
As Mary delves deeper into Campbell County's history, she uncovers menacing information about the infamous …More


The Black-Eyed Blonde
The Black-Eyed Blonde
By Black, Benjamin
2014-03 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805098143 Check Our Catalog It is the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client is shown in: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, she wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson's disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. …More


Holy Orders
Holy Orders
By Black, Benjamin
2013-08 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805094404 Check Our Catalog "When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State."--Provided by publisher. …More


Murder in Pigalle
Murder in Pigalle
By Black, Cara
2014-03 - Soho Crime
9781616952846 Check Our Catalog June, 1998: Paris's sticky summer heat is even more oppressive than usual as rowdy French football fans riot in anticipation of the World Cup. Private Investigator Aimee Leduc has been trying to slow down her hectic lifestyle--she's five months' pregnant and has the baby's wellbeing to think about now. But then disaster strikes close to home. A serial rapist has been terrorizing Paris's Pigalle …More


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
By Black, Holly
2013-09 - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
9780316213103 Check Our Catalog Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. To save herself and two other survivors, Tana goes straight to the wicked, opulent heart of Coldtown itself. …More


Borderline
Borderline
By Block, Lawrence
2014-05 - Hard Case Crime
9781783290574 Check Our Catalog THE SCORCHING PULP NOVEL BY LAWRENCE BLOCK, AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS
On the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, five lives are about to collide - with fatal results. You'll meet
MARTY - the professional gambler who rolls the dice on a night with...
MEG - the bored divorcee who seeks excitement and finds...
LILY - the beautiful hitchhiker lured into a
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All Day and a Night: A Novel of Suspense
All Day and a Night: A Novel of Suspense
By Burke, Alafair
2014-06 - Harper
9780062208385 Check Our Catalog
A murder case with ties to a convicted serial killer leads a young defense lawyer and an NYPD homicide detective into parallel investigations with explosive and deadly results in this superb mystery from "one of the finest young crime writers working today" (Dennis Lehane).
The latest story dominating New York tabloids--the murder of Park Slope psychotherapist Helen Brunswick--couldn't be …More


Skin Game
Skin Game
By Butcher, Jim
2014-05 - Roc
9780451464392 Check Our Catalog "This stunning, exciting series entry with its heart-stopping action will shock and thrill Butcher fans." --Library Journal …More


The Book Stops Here: A Bibliophile Mystery
The Book Stops Here: A Bibliophile Mystery
By Carlisle, Kate
2014-06 - New American Library
9780451415981 Check Our Catalog You never know what treasures can be found in someone's attic. Unfortunately for bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright, some of them are worth killing for....
Brooklyn Wainwright is thrilled to be appearing on the San Francisco edition of the hit TV show "This Old Attic" as a rare-book expert and appraiser. Her first subject is a very valuable first-edition copy of the classic children's story "The
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The Chance
The Chance
By Carr, Robyn
2014-02 - Mira Books
9780778315995 Check Our Catalog www.robyncarr.com
Share the joys, heartbreaks, challenges and triumphs of the people who inhabit the small Oregon town of Thunder Point with #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr
With its breathtaking vistas and down-to-earth people, Thunder Point is the perfect place for FBI agent Laine Carrington to recuperate from a gunshot wound and contemplate her future. The locals embraced
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Four Friends
Four Friends
By Carr, Robyn
2014-03 - Mira Books
9780778317180 Check Our Catalog From #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr comes the story of four friends determined to find their stride. Ultimately, they'll discover what it means to be a wife, mother, lover, friend...and most important--your true self. …More


Lion Heart
Lion Heart
By Cartwright, Justin
2014-03 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781620401835 Check Our Catalog A contemporary tale of belief, identity, the nature of fiction and the power of romance, "Lion Heart "is Justin Cartwright's most inventive and powerful work to date. …More


Deadly Heat
Deadly Heat
By Castle, Richard
2013-09 - Hyperion Books
9781401324803 Check Our Catalog Determined to find justice for her mother, top NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat continues to pursue the elusive former CIA station chief who ordered her execution over a decade ago. For the hunt, Nikki teams once again with her romantic partner, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Jameson Rook. Their quest for the old spy and the motive behind the past murder unearths an alarming …More