Tuesday, September 2, 2014

HPL's New Books


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.



Last to Know
Last to Know
By Adler, Elizabeth
2014-07 - Minotaur Books
9781250019929 Check Our Catalog Evening Lake: an idyllic, peaceful, western Massachusetts getaway with a close-knit community of families. Detective Harry Jordan sees his lake home as a respite from solving crimes on the streets of Boston...until crime comes to Evening Lake. Harry Jordan is out for a walk when the night is rocked by an explosion: the Havnel house is engulfed in a conflagration and Bea Havnel is seen fleeing, …More


Visions: A Cainsville Novel
Visions: A Cainsville Novel
By Armstrong, Kelley
2014-08 - Dutton Books
9780525953050 Check Our Catalog As #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Kelley Armstrong's new Cainsville series continues, Olivia's power to read omens leads to the discovery of a gruesome crime with troubling connections to her new hometown.
"Omens," the first installment in Kelley Armstrong's exciting new series, introduced Olivia Taylor-Jones, daughter of notorious serial
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The Cartel 4: Diamonds Are Forever
The Cartel 4: Diamonds Are Forever
By Ashley
Author JaQuavis
2012-10 - Urban Books
9781601625236 Check Our Catalog The Diamond family have survived murder, deceit and betrayal. Through it all, they're still standing and a new era has begun. Young Carter has retired and moved away from the madness - that is, until he gets an unexpected visitor at his home. …More


Girls from Da Hood 4
Girls from Da Hood 4
By Ashley
Author JaQuavis
Author Ellis, Ayana
2008-03 - Urban Books
9781601620439 Check Our Catalog Disaya Morgan has never had anything, so she figures she's got nothing to lose when she gets involved in a dangerous game of mind-blowing sex and quick cash--but Disaya learns fast that in this game, no one wins. …More


The Forsaken
The Forsaken
By Atkins, Ace
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399161797 Check Our Catalog The extraordinary new novel in "New York Times"-bestselling author Ace Atkins' acclaimed series about the real Deep South--"a joy ride into the heart of darkness" ("The Washington Post").
Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two
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When Day Breaks
When Day Breaks
By Banks, Maya
2014-06 - Berkley Books
9780425263785 Check Our Catalog THE ALL-NEW KGI NOVEL BY "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELING AUTHOR AUTHOR MAYA BANKS
The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can't...
Eden is said to be
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Lucky Us
Lucky Us
By Bloom, Amy
2014-07 - Random House
9781400067244 Check Our Catalog ""My father's wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.""
So begins this remarkable novel by Amy Bloom, whose critically acclaimed "Away" was called "a literary triumph" ("The New York Times"). "Lucky Us" is a brilliantly written, deeply moving, fantastically funny novel
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Mean Streak
Mean Streak
By Brown, Sandra
2014-08 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455581122 Check Our Catalog From #1 New York Times best-selling author Sandra Brown comes a heart-pounding story of survival, that takes the age-old question, "Does the end justify the means?" and turns it on its head.
Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing,
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Wayfaring Stranger
Wayfaring Stranger
By Burke, James Lee
2014-08 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410467768 Check Our Catalog From "America's best novelist" ("The Denver Post"): A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast.
It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon
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Burnt Tongues
Burnt Tongues
By Palahniuk, Chuck
Editor Thomas, Richard
Editor Widmyer, Dennis
2014-08 - Medallion Press
9781605427348 Check Our Catalog Transgressive fiction authors write stories some are afraid to tell. Stories with taboo subjects, unique voices, shocking images--nothing safe or dry.
Burnt Tongues is a collection of transgressive stories selected by a rigorous nomination and vetting process and hand-selected by Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club, as the best of The Cult workshop.
These stories run the
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One Kick
One Kick
By Cain, Chelsea
2014-08 - Simon & Schuster
9781476749785 Check Our Catalog From the author of the critically acclaimed "New York Times" bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers: The first in a nail-biting new series featuring Kick Lannigan, a young woman whose complicated past has given her a very special skill set.
Famously kidnapped at age six, Kick captured America's hearts when she was rescued five years later. Now, twenty-one, she …More


Kitty-Kitty, Bang Bang
Kitty-Kitty, Bang Bang
By Cairo
2011-11 - Strebor Books
9781593093037 Check Our Catalog It was her cutthroat ambition and ruthlessness that got Katrina--or Kat for short--out of the hood and on top of her game. Having once used her alluring charm and exotic beauty to lure men to their deaths, Katrina has had a change of heart. She's settled for a simpler life--and life couldn't be any sweeter. At least that's what she wants to believe. …More


The Wolf
The Wolf
By Carcaterra, Lorenzo
2014-07 - Ballantine Books
9780345483942 Check Our Catalog In this thrilling novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra--the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Sleepers, Gangster, " and "Midnight Angels--"organized crime goes to war with international terrorism in the name of one man's quest for revenge.
My name is Vincent Marelli, though most people call me The Wolf. You've never met me, and if you're
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Angels Make Their Hope Here
Angels Make Their Hope Here
By Clarke, Breena
2014-07 - Little Brown and Company
9780316254007 Check Our Catalog Russell's Knob is not paradise. But already in 1849 this New Jersey highlands settlement is home to a diverse population of blacks, whites, and reds who have intermarried and lived in relative harmony for generations. It is a haven for Dossie Bird, who has escaped north along the Underground Railroad and now feels the embrace of the Smoot family.
Duncan Smoot presides as accidental
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The Stager
The Stager
By Coll, Susan
2014-07 - Sarah Crichton Books
9780374268817 Check Our Catalog "The Stager "is a comedy of rabbits and real estate in the D.C. suburbs from Susan Coll, the author of Acceptance and Beach Week
Dominique is one very bitter rabbit. His owner, Lars Jorgenson, is a former tennis pro who has blown out both knees, become obese, and is now addicted to a cocktail of prescription drugs containing the letters X and Z, one weird side-effect …More


The Quest
The Quest
By DeMille, Nelson
2013-09 - Center Street
9781455576425 Check Our Catalog After receiving a tip from a dying priest, four unlikely partners begin a quest to find the Holy Grail in the jungles of Ethiopia. …More


Hustlin' Divas
Hustlin' Divas
By Diamond, De'nesha
2010-11 - Dafina Books
9780758247551 Check Our Catalog
From the award-winning, national bestselling author ("Desperate Hoodwives") hailed as the Duchess of Street Lit comes a steamy, sexy, gritty tale about Memphis's ride-or-die chicks, who'll do whatever it takes to get what they want.

HPL Patron:  Good book, can't wait to …More


Tabula Rasa: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire
Tabula Rasa: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire
By Downie, Ruth
2014-08 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781608197088 Check Our Catalog The medicus Ruso and his wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, this time helping to tend the builders of Hadrian's Great Wall. Having been forced to move off their land, the Britons are distinctly on edge and are still smarting from the failure of a recent rebellion that claimed many lives. Then Ruso's recently arrived clerk, Candidus, goes missing. A native boy thinks he …More


Nasty
Nasty
By Dr XYZ
2009-09 - Strebor Books
9781593092610 Check Our Catalog Extremely nasty things happen when a rich divorcee, an ambitious music mogul, and an extremely horny high school virgin all cross paths in a delicious web of insatiable lust, obsession, and revenge.
Nicola is beautiful, wealthy -- and newly divorced. Angry and bitter with the world over her life's failures, she goes on a sexual rampage and destroys everything in her path. She begins
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Your Fathers, Where Are They? and the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?
Your Fathers, Where Are They? and the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?
By Eggers, Dave
2014-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101874196 Check Our Catalog From Dave Eggers, best-selling author of "The Circle," a tightly controlled, emotionally searching novel. "Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?" is the formally daring, brilliantly executed story of one man struggling to make sense of his country, seeking answers the only way he knows how.
In a barracks on an abandoned military base, …More


Henna House
Henna House
By Eve, Nomi
2014-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781476740270 Check Our Catalog An evocative and stirring novel about a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite Jews of the mid-twentieth century, from the acclaimed author of "The Family Orchard."
In the tradition of Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent," "Henna House" is the enthralling story of a woman, her family, their community, and the rituals
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When the World Was Young
When the World Was Young
By Gaffney, Elizabeth
2014-08 - Random House
9781400064687 Check Our Catalog Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents' Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn't like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of "Wonder Woman" comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit--especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney's irresistible novel captures postwar
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The Silkworm
The Silkworm
By Galbraith, Robert
2014-06 - Mulholland Books
9780316206877 Check Our Catalog Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller "The Cuckoo's Calling." …More


Fast Track
Fast Track
By Garwood, Julie
2014-08 - Thorndike Press
9781410467638 Check Our Catalog A corrupt congressman, a mother's secrets, and a sizzling romance ignite passion and suspense in the new novel from #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Julie Garwood.
Cordelia Kane has always been a daddy's girl--her father raised her alone after her mother died in a car crash when Cordelia was just two years old. So when he has a serious heart attack, Cordelia is
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