Thursday, October 30, 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.



The Bone Clocks
The Bone Clocks
By Mitchell, David
2014-09 - Random House
9781400065677 Check Our Catalog The Washington Post dubbed him the novelist who's been showing us the future of fiction. David Mitchell is an eloquent conjurer of intricate, interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and a master prose stylist. Rich with character and realms of possibility, The Bone Clocks is a hypnotic puzzle of a novel that makes you want to take it apart and and put back together the very moment you …More


Rose Gold
Rose Gold
By Mosley, Walter
2014-09 - Doubleday Books
9780385535977 Check Our Catalog Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.
In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara. If they don't receive the
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
By Murakami, Haruki
Translator Gabriel, Philip
2014-08 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780385352109 Check Our Catalog
A "New York Times" #1 Bestseller
"Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" is the long-awaited new novel--a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan--from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami.
Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and
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Low Profile
Low Profile
By Oldham, Nick
2014-08 - Severn House Publishers
9780727883902 Check Our Catalog "A gripping police procedural featuring Detective Chief Superintendent Henry Christie"
Responding to a desperate phone call, Henry Christie stumbles across a gangland-style execution in progress and only just escapes with his own life. One of the murder victims is a successful local jeweller, but the motive for his brutal killing remains unclear.
Meanwhile, ex-cop Steve Flynn is
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The Dog
The Dog
By O'Neill, Joseph
2014-09 - Pantheon Books
9780307378231 Check Our Catalog
***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014***
The author of the best-selling and award-winning "Netherland" now gives us his eagerly awaited, stunningly different new novel: a tale of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai.
Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis. In Dubai at the height of
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Burn
Burn
By Patterson, James
Author Ledwidge, Michael
2014-09 - Little Brown and Company
9780316211031 Check Our Catalog Detective Michael Bennett finally returns to New York City--and to the most unsettling, horrific case of his career. At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good. Back in the city that never sleeps, Bennett takes over a …More


Blood on the Water
Blood on the Water
By Perry, Anne
2014-09 - Ballantine Books
9780345548436 Check Our Catalog As her "New York Times" bestselling novels always remind us, Anne Perry is a matchless guide to both the splendor and the shame of the British Empire at the height of its influence. In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London's grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters of the Western world hold sway--and to the teeming Thames waterfront, where one summer afternoon, Monk …More


Bones Never Lie
Bones Never Lie
By Reichs, Kathy
2014-09 - Bantam
9780345544018 Check Our Catalog "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
The evidence is irrefutable: In sixteen "New York Times" bestsellers over the course of as many years, Kathy Reichs has proven herself "a genius at building suspense" (New York "Daily News"). In forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, Reichs has created a detective fiction heroine who's brilliant to the bone. "Every minute in the morgue with Tempe is golden,"
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Festive in Death
Festive in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2014-09 - Wheeler Publishing
9781410471444 Check Our Catalog Eve Dallas deals with a homicide--and the holiday season--in the latest from #1 "New York Times" bestselling author J.D. Robb.
Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn't count the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas soon discovers a lineup of women who were loved and left by the narcissistic gym rat. While Dallas sorts through the
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Something New
Something New
By Roberts, Nora
2014-07 - Silhouette Books
9780373281824 Check Our Catalog From #1 New York Times bestselling author
NORA ROBERTS
comes two classic stories about following your heart...and falling in love.
Impulse
For once in her life, Rebecca Malone has decided to follow her impulses. After quitting her job and selling all of her belongings, she heads to Greece in search of adventure. So when a sexy local restaurant owner pursues her, she can't resist
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Troubled Waters
Troubled Waters
By Shinn, Sharon
2010-10 - Ace Books
9780441019236 Check Our Catalog Zoe Ardelay receives astonishing and unwelcome news: she has been chosen to become the king's fifth wife. But Zoe is a coru prime ruled by the elemental sign of water, and she must decide how to use her power to rise above the intrigue of the court. …More


Guilty by Association
Guilty by Association
By Simmons, Pat
2011-12 - Moody Publishers
9780802403681 Check Our Catalog
The Jamieson Family Legacy series follows the lives of the two Jamieson brothers in Boston, Kidd and Ace and their cousin Cameron from St. Louis.
"Guilty by Association" is the story of Kevin "Kidd" Jamieson. Kidd has a chip on his shoulder because of his absentee father. How dare his father insist that his sons carry his last name when he did nothing but abandon his family? As far as he's …More


Queen Bee Goes Home Again
Queen Bee Goes Home Again
By Smith, Haywood
2014-09 - St. Martin's Press
9781250003515 Check Our Catalog In "Queen Bee Goes Home Again "by bestselling author Haywood Smith, it's been ten years since Linwood Scott had to move back home to Mimosa Branch, Georgia the first time. Now, with her work in real estate at a stand-still because of the economy, and her ex-husband and his alimony payments (and his former stripper-current wife) nowhere to be seen, Linwood finds herself back in the place she'd …More


The Candy Shop
The Candy Shop
By Swinson, Kiki
2010-01 - Dafina Books
9780758238917 Check Our Catalog
In this drama-filled page-turner, an "Essence"-bestselling author presents the raw tale of one woman's struggle with her demons, and the depths she will go to feed her addiction to street candy.
HPL patron: Kiki tells all about how Faith loses it all because of a drug addiction.  I had hoped it would have a happy ending, but Kiki had a dose of reality for you.  Not …More


Still Candy Shopping
Still Candy Shopping
By Swinson, Kiki
2010-01 - KS Publications
9780984529001 Check Our Catalog Faith Simmons checks into a rehab but quickly checks out after she receives bad news from her ex-husband. Back on the streets she will run into a new breed of sharks and her life will hang in the balance once again. …More


Party Girl
Party Girl
By Tucker, Pat
2012-02 - Strebor Books
9781593094027 Check Our Catalog After her car breaks down, Hope Reed accepts a ride from two neighborhood thugs. Later they are pulled over and arrested for a deadly convenience store robbery--and Hope is arrested too. An unforgettable novel, "Party Girl" asks the question: Is being at the wrong place at the wrong time reason enough to ruin your life? …More


Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel
Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel
By Ulinich, Anya
2014-07 - Penguin Books
9780143125242 Check Our Catalog "Funny, painful, outrageous . . . Anya Ulinich is the David Sedaris of Russian-American cartoonists."
--Gary Shteyngart
Anya Ulinich turns her sharp eye toward the strange, often unmooring world of "grown-up" dating in this darkly comic graphic novel. After her fifteen-year marriage ends, Lena Finkle gets an eye-opening education in love, sex, and loss when she embarks on a string of
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The Paying Guests
The Paying Guests
By Waters, Sarah
2014-09 - Riverhead Books
9781594633119 Check Our Catalog The "New York Times" bestselling novel that has been called "a tour de force" ("Wall Street Journal)," "unputdownable" ("The Washington Post"), "a delicious hothouse of a novel" ("USA Today"), "effortless" ("The Economist"), "seductive" ("Vanity Fair") and "pitch perfect" ("Salon")
"Superb, bewitching...Forget about "Fifty Shades of Grey"; this novel is one of the most sensual you will ever
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Haunted
Haunted
By White, Randy Wayne
2014-08 - Putnam Adult
9780399169762 Check Our Catalog Hannah Smith returns in the stunning new adventure in the "New York Times"-bestselling series from the author of the Doc Ford novels.
The house is historic, some say haunted. It is also slated to be razed and replaced by condos, unless Hannah Smith can do something about it. She's been hired by a wealthy Palm Beach widow to prove that the house's seller didn't disclose everything he knew
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Daddy's Little Girl
Daddy's Little Girl
By Williams, Brittani
2008-12 - Q-Boro Books
9781933967691 Check Our Catalog Two women who are accustomed to being treated like royalty by the men in their lives find that everything comes with a price. …More


The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel
The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel
By Wolf, Dick
2014-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780062064851 Check Our Catalog Ten days after the Mexican presidential election, twenty-three bodies are discovered beheaded on the United States border, each marked with a carving of a Hummingbird. Detective Cecilia Garza of the Mexican intelligence agency recognizes it: it is the signature of an assassin called Chuparosa. Garza has been pursuing the killer for years, yet knows little about him, except that he's heading to New …More