Thursday, November 6, 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.



In Your Dreams
In Your Dreams
By Higgins, Kristan
2014-09 - Harlequin
9780373779314 Check Our Catalog Everyone loves Jack Holland, but Emmaline Neal needs him. Her ex-fiance is getting married in Malibu and, obviously, she can't go to the wedding alone. In Manningsport, New York, tall, blond and gorgeous Jack Holland is practically a cottage industry when it comes to rescuing desperate women. He knows the drill, Em figures, so he won't get the wrong idea.
What Jack needs is an excuse to leave
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Winter Street
Winter Street
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2014-10 - Little Brown and Company
9780316376112 Check Our Catalog In bestseller Elin Hilderbrand's first Christmas novel, a family gathers on Nantucket for a holiday filled with surprises.
Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four, all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray. Patrick, the eldest, is a hedge fund manager with a guilty conscience. Kevin, a bartender, is secretly sleeping with a
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Close to Home
Close to Home
By Jackson, Lisa
2014-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758258595 Check Our Catalog From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson comes an atmospheric and riveting novel of suspense that uncovers the horrifying secrets buried within a ramshackle house. . .
Vowing to make a fresh start, Sarah McAdams has come home to renovate the old Victorian mansion where she grew up. Her daughters, Jade and Gracie, aren't impressed by the rundown property on the shores of Oregon's …More


The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing
The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing
By Jacob, Mira
2014-07 - Random House
9780812994780 Check Our Catalog For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Mona Simpson, and Jhumpa Lahiri comes a winning, irreverent debut novel about a family wrestling with its future and its past.
With depth, heart, and agility, debut novelist Mira Jacob takes us on a deftly plotted journey that ranges from 1970s India to suburban 1980s New Mexico to Seattle during the dot.com boom. "The Sleepwalker's Guide to
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The Day the Streets Stood Still
The Day the Streets Stood Still
By Coleman, JaQuavis
2014-09 - Urban Books
9781601625397 Check Our Catalog This fast-paced, gripping novel from "New York Times"-bestselling author Coleman takes readers through the streets and into the lives of three individuals who are connected by one tragic event. …More


The Perfect Witness
The Perfect Witness
By Johansen, Iris
2014-10 - Thorndike Press
9781410471352 Check Our Catalog She had the perfect life.
She had the perfect cover.
She was the perfect witness.
Until they found her.
From the blockbuster bestselling author of the Eve Duncan novels comes a new, stand alone thriller about a woman with a photographic memory who has lived her life in the Witness Protection Program. What she once saw put her entire family in jeopardy and now, years later, her cover
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Broadchurch
Broadchurch
By Kelly, Erin
2014-09 - Minotaur Books
9781250055507 Check Our Catalog In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are …More


Angels Walking
Angels Walking
By Kingsbury, Karen
2014-09 - Howard Books
9781451687477 Check Our Catalog From" "#1" New York Times" bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the first in a brand-new series about second chances--a dramatic story about a washed up baseball player, the love he left behind, and the miracles that might save them both.
When former national baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, all he can think about is putting his life back together the way it was
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Shopaholic to the Stars
Shopaholic to the Stars
By Kinsella, Sophie
2014-10 - Dial Press
9780812993868 Check Our Catalog #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series with Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky's husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can't wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with …More


The Good Girl
The Good Girl
By Kubica, Mary
2014-11 - Thorndike Press
9781410473073 Check Our Catalog Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, at first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin …More


Best to Laugh
Best to Laugh
By Landvik, Lorna
2014-09 - University of Minnesota Press
9780816694532 Check Our Catalog

No one steps up to life's banquet, holds out her tray, and orders, "Grief, please " But as a child, Candy Pekkala was served a heaping helping of it. Every buffet line has a dessert section, however, and when a cousin calls with a Hollywood apartment to sublet, it seems as though Candy is finally offered something sweet. It's good-bye to Minnesota and hello to California, where a girl who
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The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty
The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty
By Lebel, Steve
2014-07 - Argon Press
9780991055401 Check Our Catalog We have all heard of the fabled perfect being, the Greek God. Well, how about a geek god? Named Bernie, yet. Fresh with his diploma from God School, determined but unsure, bright but without confidence, Bernie faces the challenge of building his own universe. If only it were that easy... An old school rival will do whatever it takes to ensure Bernie's failure, even if it means destroying his …More


The River
The River
By Lewis, Beverly
2014-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764212451 Check Our Catalog Top Author in Amish Fiction
Formerly Amish, Tilly Lantz Barrows and her younger sister Ruth Lantz find themselves plagued by the memories of their family's trauma when they return to Eden Valley for their parents' landmark wedding anniversary. Each woman carries a burden of past guilt, unknown to the other, along with unresolved relationships with their six married brothers...and aging
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To Love and Protect
To Love and Protect
By Macomber, Debbie
2014-08 - Mira Books
9780778316459 Check Our Catalog www.DebbieMacomber.com
Count on a Cop
Shadow Chasing
The last man Carla Walker's going to count on is a cop--as far as her love life's concerned. Her dad is a police officer, so she's already decided that's "not" the kind of future she wants. She knows about the long hours, the unpredictable calls, the danger.
Carla meets Philip Garrison on vacation, and it's more than a holiday
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
By Mantel, Hilary
2014-09 - Henry Holt & Company
9781627792103 Check Our Catalog
One of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary stories
In "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display.
Stories of dislocation and family fracture, of whimsical infidelities and …More


The Other Language
The Other Language
By Marciano, Francesca
2014-04 - Pantheon Books
9780307908360 Check Our Catalog Hailed by "The New York Times" as "a natural-born storyteller," the acclaimed author of "Rules of the Wild" gives us nine incandescently smart stories, funny, elegant, and poignant by turns, that explore the power of change--in relationships, in geographies, and across cultures--to reveal unexpected aspects of ourselves. …More


Proof Positive
Proof Positive
By Mayor, Archer
2014-09 - Minotaur Books
9781250026392 Check Our Catalog
Ben Kendall was a troubled man. Coming back from Vietnam with PTSD and scars that no one else could see, he hid away from the world, filling his house with an ever-increasing amount of stuff, until finally, the piles collapsed and he was found dead, crushed beneath his own belongings. But what at first glance looks to be a tragic accidental death of a hoarder, may be something much more--and …More


The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (15)
The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (15)
By McCall Smith, Alexander
2014-10 - Pantheon Books
9780307911544 Check Our Catalog The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency often helps people find things they have lost. But they have never had to help a client find "herself"--until now, in this latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling and beloved series.
A kindhearted brother and sister have taken in a woman known only as "Mrs."--a woman with no memory of her name or of how she came to Botswana. And so it's
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Silver Bay
Silver Bay
By Moyes, Jojo
2014-08 - Penguin Books
9780143126485 Check Our Catalog From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome change
Liza McCullen will never fully escape her past. But the unspoiled beaches and tight-knit community of Silver Bay offer the freedom and safety she
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How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
By Netzer, Lydia
2014-10 - Thorndike Press
9781410472571 Check Our Catalog
Lydia Netzer, the award-winning author of "Shine Shine Shine," weaves a mind-bending, heart-shattering love story that asks, "Can true love exist if it's been planned from birth?"

Like a jewel shimmering in a Midwest skyline, the Toledo Institute of Astronomy is the nation's premier center of astronomical discovery and a beacon of scientific learning for astronomers far and wide. Here,
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G-Spot: An Urban Erotic Tale by
G-Spot: An Urban Erotic Tale by
By Noire
2006-08 - One World
9780345486875 Check Our Catalog "Her man demanded loyalty, but her body wouldn't obey.
"Have you ever rolled over in the middle of the night and realized you were doing things you swore you'd never do? Sexing brothers you vowed you'd never touch? Bending backwards and stooping lower than you ever thought you'd stoop? Well if you can feel me even a little bit, then let me hit you with a story that just might blow your mind. .
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Thug-A-Licious: An Urban Erotic Tale
Thug-A-Licious: An Urban Erotic Tale
By Noire
2006-08 - One World
9780345486912 Check Our Catalog
Combining erotica and street lit, #1 "Essence" bestselling author Noire has crafted an urban, erotic masterpiece--a sexy, authentic tale of the price to be paid for unchecked ambition. (Erotica)
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Beautiful You
Beautiful You
By Palahniuk, Chuck
2014-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385538039 Check Our Catalog "A billion husbands are about to be replaced."
From the author of "Fight Club," the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing it for themselves. And doing it. And doing it. And doing it some more . . . Penny Harrigan is a low-level associate in a big Manhattan law firm
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Leaving Time
Leaving Time
By Picoult, Jodi
2014-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345544926 Check Our Catalog Throughout her blockbuster career, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that "not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us" ("The Boston Globe"). Now, in her highly anticipated new novel, she has delivered her most affecting work yet--a book unlike anything …More