Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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.



Honey Flava
Honey Flava
By Zane
2008-05 - Atria Books
9781416548850 Check Our Catalog

"Honey Flava" features an erotic feast of short stories with enough Asian flava to ignite fireworks. With an African American and Asian mix of sexy characters, Zane picks the most clever and bold male and female writers to deliver a collection like no other. Stories like "Geisha Girl" and "Pins and Needles" give tea and acupuncture a whole new meaning, and the word "Master" is a term of …More


Around the Way Girls
Around the Way Girls
By Joseph, Dwayne S.
Author Hunt, LaJill
Author Glenn, Roy
2007-07 - Urban Books
9781601620088 Check Our Catalog

HPL  patron:  I love all the books that go with this series around the way girls.  All the books tell storys of three girls and somehow they all connect to each other, but I love these books because the stuff the chacks go through happens to people every day.
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Killer Dreams
Killer Dreams
By Johansen, Iris
2007-08 - Bantam
9780553586534 Check Our Catalog

From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Iris Johansen comes her most suspense-filled thriller to date--a pulse-pounding shocker that pits a mother and son against a killer who's the stuff of nightmares.
Jock Gavin makes a return appearance in this dream shattering mystery.  Sophie and her son Michael have to run for their lives with a new "friend" Matt Royd while at …More


Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories
Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories
By Johnson, Craig
2014-10 - Viking Books
9780525427919 Check Our Catalog
Twelve Longmire short stories available for the first time in a single volume--featuring an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips of A&E's "Longmire"
Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award-winning "Old Indian Trick." This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson's bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E
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Bitch Reloaded, Part 2
Bitch Reloaded, Part 2
By King, Deja
2010-03 - King Productions
9780984332526 Check Our Catalog
The femme fatale of the streets is back and she s deadlier than ever. Precious miraculously survives her brush with death, but the celebration is cut short when tragedy strikes. Convinced that Nico Carter is responsible for ripping her world apart, Precious' sole purpose for living is to make him pay in blood. The street life that she left behind calls her name as Precious wreaks havoc on anyone …More


Stackin' Paper
Stackin' Paper
By King, Joy
2009-02 - King Productions
9780975581117 Check Our Catalog
Genesis has been dominating the hood by any means necessary since he was released from juvenile detention at the age of eighteen. After grinding in the streets of Philadelphia for years he finally catches a break. Genesis is able to take the drug game to the next level when he starts doing business with a set of treacherous twin sisters in Atlanta. From the east to the west coast every dough boy …More


Hoodlum
Hoodlum
By Foye, K'Wan
Author K'wan
2005-08 - St. Martin's Griffin
9780312333089 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Street Literature Book Award Medal (Slbam) (2006)

From the bestselling author of "Street Dreams" comes an urban tale about a young man who inherits an underworld empire and ruthlessly puts the streets on lock. …More


Dirty Rowdy Thing
Dirty Rowdy Thing
By Lauren, Christina
2014-11 - Gallery Books
9781476777962 Check Our Catalog
From the "New York Times "bestselling author of "Beautiful Bastard," "Beautiful Stranger," and "Beautiful Player," Book Two of the brand-new Wild Seasons series that started with "Sweet Filthy Boy"--a story of friends, love, and lust.
Despite their rowdy hookups, Harlow and Finn don't even "like" each other...which would explain why their marriage lasted only twelve hours. He needs to be in
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Crackhead II
Crackhead II
By Lennox, Lisa
2012-03 - Atria Books
9781451661750 Check Our Catalog
In the follow-up to the bestselling urban novel "Crackhead" a new boss takes over the South Bronx as Laci and Dink try to make a life away from crime.
In "Crackhead," the South Bronx Bitches, an infamous drug ring, promoted lies, betrayal, and disloyalty resulting in drama and death. Nobody's lives were ever the same.
Dink and Laci are adjusting to life as college students at Boston
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Crack Head: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Crack Head: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Lennox, Lisa
Author Whitney, Leah
Illustrator WWW Mariondesigns Com
2005-04 - Triple Crown Publications
9780974789538 Check Our Catalog
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Tarkin
Tarkin
By Luceno, James
2014-11 - Del Rey Books
9780345511522 Check Our Catalog
"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . ."
Bestselling "Star Wars" veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the" Star Wars: Darth Plagueis" treatment, bringing a legendary character from" A New Hope" to full, fascinating life.
He's the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of
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A Country Christmas: Buffalo ValleyReturn to Promise
A Country Christmas: Buffalo ValleyReturn to Promise
By Macomber, Debbie
2014-10 - Harlequin Mira
9780778316510 Check Our Catalog
A Country Christmas might be the best Christmas of all...
Buffalo Valley
The town of Buffalo Valley, North Dakota--a community in farm country--is undergoing a revival. Vaughn Kyle, who's just out of the army, is looking for a place to live, a life to live. While he's waiting for his ambitious fiancee to make up her mind, he visits Buffalo Valley one snowy day and meets a young woman named
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Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel
Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel
By Macomber, Debbie
2014-10 - Ballantine Books
9780553391152 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
Beloved author Debbie Macomber celebrates the most wonderful time of the year in this heartwarming Christmas novel of romance, hope, and the comforts of home--coming soon as a Hallmark Channel original movie
Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help twenty-four-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track--and, if the right moment strikes, help
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Christmas on 4th Street
Christmas on 4th Street
By Mallery, Susan
2014-10 - Harlequin
9780373778997 Check Our Catalog
After Nicole Perkins opens her store, The Christmas Attic, in Fool's Gold, California, business is booming; and, as a bonus, gorgeous army doctor Gabriel Boylan has offered to help out during the holiday rush. …More


Station Eleven
Station Eleven
By Mandel, Emily St John
2014-12 - Thorndike Press
9781410474179 Check Our Catalog

An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly-acclaimed previous novels.
One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time--from the actor's early …More


Woman with a Gun
Woman with a Gun
By Margolin, Phillip
2014-12 - Harper
9780062266521 Check Our Catalog

This compelling thriller, from new york times bestseller Phillip Margolin, centers on an intriguing photograph that may contain long-hidden answers to the mystery of a millionaire's murder.
At a retrospective on the work of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is fascinated by the exhibition's centerpiece: the famous Woman with a Gun, which launched the artist's …More


The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
By Martin, George R. R.
Author Garcia, Elio M., Jr.
Author Antonssen, Linda
2014-10 - Bantam
9780553805444 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER - THE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN HISTORY OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS BEYOND - WITH HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW MATERIAL FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin's masterwork--the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time--warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with ""The World of Ice & Fire"."
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Menage's Way: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Menage's Way: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Martin, Victor
Editor Whitney, Leah
2004-08 - Triple Crown Publications
9780970247223 Check Our Catalog
Menage Unique Legend's life, though it continues to be filled with material possessions and easy sex, spirals steadily out of control in this action-packed, page-turning sequel to "A Hood Legend. " Through it all, he pretends to be in control and keeps his game face on, even after experiencing personal losses and tragic events. In the midst of insisting on having it "My way," he questions the …More


Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
By McCaig, Donald
2014-10 - Atria Books
9781451643534 Check Our Catalog
Authorized by the Margaret Mitchell Estate, here is the first-ever prequel to one of the most beloved and bestselling novels of all time, "Gone with the Wind." The critically acclaimed author of "Rhett Butler's People "magnificently recounts the life of Mammy, one of literature's greatest supporting characters, from her days as a slave girl to the outbreak of the Civil War.
""Her story began
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Hello from the Gillespies
Hello from the Gillespies
By McInerney, Monica
2014-11 - New American Library
9780451466723 Check Our Catalog
THE PERFECT READ FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
It's time for the annual holiday letter from the Gillespie family....
New from the author of "The House of Memories"
For the past thirty-three years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the world an end-of-the-year letter titled "Hello from the Gillespies." It's always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela
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Chaser
Chaser
By Miasha
2009-07 - Touchstone Books
9781416589860 Check Our Catalog
From the bestselling author of "Never Enough" comes a novel about two young lovers who will stop at nothing to succeed. "Chaser" is set in the gritty, urban world of wreck-chasing, where even ex-cons can earn doctors' salaries. …More


How to Build a Girl
How to Build a Girl
By Moran, Caitlin
2014-09 - Harper
9780062335975 Check Our Catalog

What do you do in your teenage years when you realize what your parents taught you wasn't enough? You must go out and find books and poetry and pop songs and bad heroes--and build yourself.
It's 1990. Johanna Morrigan, fourteen, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there's no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde--fast-talking, …More


The Last Anniversary
The Last Anniversary
By Moriarty, Liane
2014-06 - HarperCollins Publishers
9780060890681 Check Our Catalog
Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one she let get away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island -- home of the …More


The Spirit Bird
The Spirit Bird
By Nelson, Kent
2014-11 - University of Pittsburgh Press
9780822944362 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Drue Heinz Literature Prize (2014)

Winner of the 2014 Drue Heinz Literature Prize
The flight path of "The Spirit Bird" traces many landscapes and different transitory lives. A young man scratches out a living from the desert; a woman follows a rarely seen bird in the far reaches of Alaska; a poor single mother sorts out her life in a fancy mountain town. Other protagonists yearn to cross a racial divide, keep developers from a
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