Thursday, November 13, 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.



Mercy
Mercy
By Picoult, Jodi
2001-04 - Washington Square Press
0743422449 Check Our Catalog
Police chief of a small Massachusetts town, Cameron McDonald makes the toughest arrest of his life when his own cousin Jamie comes to him and confesses outright that he has killed his terminally ill wife out of mercy.
Now, a heated murder trial plunges the town into upheaval, and drives a wedge into a contented marriage: Cameron, aiding the prosecution in their case against Jamie, is suddenly …More


The Girl Next Door
The Girl Next Door
By Rendell, Ruth
2014-10 - Scribner Book Company
9781476784328 Check Our Catalog
In this psychologically explosive story from "one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation" ("People"), the discovery of bones in a tin box sends shockwaves across a group of long-time friends.
In the waning months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. Throughout the summer of 1944--until one father forbids
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Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles
Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles
By Rice, Anne
2014-10 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307962522 Check Our Catalog
A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return...From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller.
"What can we do but reach for the embrace that must now
contain both heaven and hell: our doom again and again and
again..." --from
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Festive in Death
Festive in Death
By Robb, J. D.
2014-09 - Putnam Adult
9780399164446 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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Blood Magick
Blood Magick
By Roberts, Nora
2014-10 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425259870 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...
Book Three of The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy
"Blood Magick"
County Mayo is rich in the traditions of Ireland, legends that Branna O'Dwyer fully embraces in her life and in her work as the proprietor of The Dark Witch
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Lila
Lila
By Robinson, Marilynne
2014-10 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374187613 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
National Book Awards (2014)

National Book Award Finalist
A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Gilead "and "Housekeeping
"
Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.
Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps
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A Christmas Prayer
A Christmas Prayer
By Roby, Kimberla Lawson
2014-10 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455526048 Check Our Catalog
Alexis Fletcher hasn't had a merry Christmas in five years-not since her mother passed away. Every December she remembers the joy her mother brought to everyone during the holiday season and feels the pain of her absence, even more so now that she and her sister are barely speaking. More than anything, Alexis wishes her family could be whole again. However, with her wedding fast approaching, …More


Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day
Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day
By Ross, Ann B.
2014-08 - Viking Books
9780670024377 Check Our Catalog
Fan favorite Etta Mae Wiggins takes center stage in the latest novel in the "New York Times" bestselling Miss Julia series
Bestselling author Ann B. Ross is back with another lively adventure set in Miss Julia's Abbotsville. For the first time, though, she writes from the perspective of another resident: the hardscrabble, heart-of-gold Etta Mae Wiggins. Etta Mae is frustrated with her
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Deadline
Deadline
By Sandford, John
2014-10 - Putnam Adult
9780399162374 Check Our Catalog
The thrilling new novel in the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling series.
In Southeast Minnesota, down on the Mississippi, a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. "Issues" is correct. The proposal up for a vote before them is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. The vote is
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Some Luck
Some Luck
By Smiley, Jane
2014-10 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307700315 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
National Book Awards (2014)

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award
From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize" " a powerful, engrossing new novel--the life and times of a remarkable family over three transformative decades in America.
On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five wildly different children: from Frank, the handsome, willful first
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Desert God: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
Desert God: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
By Smith, Wilbur
2014-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780062276452 Check Our Catalog

The #1 International Bestseller
Game of Thrones meets ancient Egypt in this magnificent epic from one of the world's biggest-selling authors. Conjuring the magic, mystery and bloody intrigue of a fascinating lost world, Desert God presents Wilbur Smith at the helm of one of the greatest stories of all time.
On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita--a freed slave and advisor to …More


To Everything a Season
To Everything a Season
By Snelling, Lauraine
2014-10 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764211041 Check Our Catalog
Beloved Author Lauraine Snelling Returns Again to Her Popular Red River Valley Setting
Trygve Knutson is devoted to his family and his community. With his job on the construction crew, he is helping to build a future for the North Dakota town of Blessing. Though he loves his home, he sometimes dreams of other horizons--especially since meeting Miriam Hastings.
Miriam is in Blessing to get
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The Emperor's Blades
The Emperor's Blades
By Staveley, Brian
2014-11 - Thorndike Press
9781410473141 Check Our Catalog
In "The Emperor's Blades" by Brian Staveley, the emperor of Annur is dead, slain by enemies unknown. His daughter and two sons, scattered across the world, do what they must to stay alive and unmask the assassins. But each of them also has a life-path on which their father set them, destinies entangled with both ancient enemies and inscrutable gods. …More


A Sudden Light
A Sudden Light
By Stein, Garth
2014-09 - Simon & Schuster
9781439187036 Check Our Catalog
The bestselling author of "The Art of Racing in the Rain" presents a long-awaited new novel in which a boy trying to save his parents' marriage uncovers a vast legacy of family secrets.
In the summer of 1990, fourteen-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House. Built from the spoils of a massive timber fortune, the legendary family mansion is constructed of giant whole
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Spark
Spark
By Twelve Hawks, John
2014-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385538671 Check Our Catalog
THE MOST DANGEROUS ASSASSIN IS THE ONE WHO BELIEVES HE IS ALREADY DEAD.
A razor-sharp, high-tech, wildly imaginative new novel from internationally bestselling author John Twelve Hawks, "Spark"features a narrator unlike any in recent fiction--a man whose view of life and death is different from anything you've ever imagined.
Jacob Underwood is a contract employee of the Special Services
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Paris Match
Paris Match
By Woods, Stuart
2014-10 - Putnam Adult
9780399169120 Check Our Catalog
Stone Barrington is back and better than ever in the astonishing new thriller from "New York Times" bestseller Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington has returned to Paris to attend to some business concerns, and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond. An old enemy is still in hot pursuit, and this time he might have a powerful local resource on his side: a gentleman
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Poisson un Poisson Deux Poisson Rouge Poisson Bleu = One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Poisson un Poisson Deux Poisson Rouge Poisson Bleu = One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
By Dr Seuss
Translator Fournier Le Ray, Anne-Laure
2011-12 - Ulysses Press
9781612430294 Check Our Catalog FRE
This is one fish you can take a bath with! Dr. Seuss's all-time favorite "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish is now a Bright and Early Bath Book. Four colorful spreads based on the original story let kids make a splash with funny fish from here to there! …More


Un, Deux, Trois: First French Rhymes [With CD]
Un, Deux, Trois: First French Rhymes [With CD]
By Dunn, Opal
Illustrator Aggs, Patrice
2006-06 - Frances Lincoln
9781845076238 Check Our Catalog FRE
Simple songs and rhymes are an excellent way to familiarize young children with another language. "Un, Deux, Trois, " a collection of 25 traditional nursery rhymes, is a delightful way to introduce French. An illustrated vocabulary features simple words and phrases that are easy to learn and that can be used in games or everyday life. Children are encouraged to repeat the phrases and sing along …More


Day of Doom
Day of Doom
By Baldacci, David
2013-03 - Scholastic Inc.
9780545298445 Check Our Catalog
International bestselling author Baldacci ("Absolute Power") pens the stunning conclusion to the Cahills vs. Vespers series. …More


The Iron Trial
The Iron Trial
By Black, Holly
Author Clare, Cassandra
Illustrator Fischer, Scott
2014-09 - Scholastic Press
9780545522250 Check Our Catalog
From the imaginations of #1 bestselling authors Black (The Spiderwick Chonicles) and Clare (the Mortal Instruments trilogy) comes a heart-stopping plunge into the magical unknown. Callum Hunt completes the Iron Trial and enters the Magisterium a place that's both sensational and sinister, with dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future. …More


The Madman of Piney Woods
The Madman of Piney Woods
By Curtis, Christopher Paul
2014-09 - Scholastic Press
9780545156646 Check Our Catalog
A bestselling Newbery Medalist delivers a powerful companion to "Elijah of Buxton." Benji and Red aren't friends, but their fates are entwined. The boys discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Both of them have encountered a strange presence in the forest. Could the Madman of Piney Woods be real? …More


The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
By Gantos, Jack
2014-09 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374300838 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Kirkus Prize (2014)

The fifth and final book in the groundbreaking Joey Pigza series by Newbery Medalist Gantos ("Dead End in Norvelt") brings the beloved chronicle of this troubled every-boy to a crescendo of chaos and craziness, as everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey just as he starts to get his feet on the ground. …More


The Emperor's Code
The Emperor's Code
By Korman, Gordon
2010-04 - Scholastic
9780545090667 Check Our Catalog

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As the race to find the 39 Clues builds to its explosive finish, Amy and Dan must explore an ancient culture and steal a Clue guarded by thousands of the world's best-trained soldiers. It's the most dangerous Clue search yet. As their enemies crowd in, Amy and Dan find themselves separated for the first time ever. The choice lies before them -
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The Medusa Plot
The Medusa Plot
By Korman, Gordon
2011-08 - Scholastic Press
9780545324090 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Buckeye Children's Book Award (2012), Young Reader's Choice Award (2014)


Are you ready to save the world? The bestselling series returns with an adventure spanning 6 explosive books, 2 secret-filled card packs, and a website that places readers right in the action.
Thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, thought they belonged to the world's most powerful family. They thought the hunt for 39 Clues leading to the source of that power was over. They …More