Wednesday, March 4, 2015

HPL's New Books


Below is a partial list of our new books. To see the full list, download the Excel file for 2015 .  To see new books from other years try: 2014  2013 , 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.



After Birth
After Birth
By Albert, Elisa
2015-02 - Houghton Mifflin
9780544273733 Check Our Catalog

A widely acclaimed young writer's fierce new novel, in which childbirth and new motherhood are as high stakes a proving ground as any combat zone
A year has passed since Ari gave birth to Walker, though it went so badly awry she has trouble calling it "birth" and still she can't locate herself in her altered universe. Amid the strange, disjointed rhythms of her days and nights and another …More


Silver Thaw
Silver Thaw
By Anderson, Catherine
2015-01 - Signet Book
9780451418340 Check Our Catalog
From the "New York Times "bestselling author of the Coulter and Harrigan Family novels comes a brand-new contemporary romance series about first love, second chances, and hope reborn....
After years of living in fear of her husband, Amanda Banning has left him and moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, for a fresh start. But she's having a tough time providing for herself and her six-year-old
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Forsaken
Forsaken
By Armstrong, Kelley
Illustrator Daumarie, Xaviere
2015-01 - Subterranean Press
9781596066915 Check Our Catalog
Three years after being named Alpha of the North American pack, Elena Michaels is in London battling for respect from the British pack. When it becomes apparent she won't get it, she heads home, expecting a much-needed rest on her family vacation, only to discover a battle brewing of a very different kind.
One of her eight-year-old twins has disappeared, and all evidence points to Malcolm …More


Jam on the Vine
Jam on the Vine
By Barnett, Lashonda
2015-02 - Grove Press
9780802123343 Check Our Catalog
A new American classic: a dynamic tale of triumph against the odds and the compelling story of one woman's struggle for equality that belongs alongside "Jazz" by Toni Morrison and "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
Ivoe Williams, the precocious daughter of a Muslim cook and a metalsmith from central-east Texas, first ignites her lifelong obsession with journalism when she steals a newspaper
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There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories
There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories
By Baxter, Charles
2015-02 - Pantheon Books
9781101870013 Check Our Catalog
From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter's unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments of an eerie yet familiar life.
Penetrating and prophetic, the ten inter-related stories in "There's Something I Want You to Do "are held together by a surreally intricate web of cause
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Twelve Days
Twelve Days
By Berenson, Alex
2015-02 - Putnam Adult
9780399159749 Check Our Catalog
John Wells has only twelve days to stop the United States from being tricked into invading Iran in the new cutting-edge novel of modern suspense from the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author.
Twelve days.
Wells, with his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto, has uncovered a staggering plot, a false-flag operation to convince the President to attack Iran. But they have no hard
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A History of Loneliness
A History of Loneliness
By Boyne, John
2015-02 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374171339 Check Our Catalog

The riveting narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history
Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe Seminary in the 1970s, it is a time in Ireland when priests are highly respected, and Odran believes that he is pledging his life to "the
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Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle
By Zane
2005-03 - Strebor Books
1593090218 Check Our Catalog
This eagerly awaited collection is a stunning and moving anthology of stories, each of which focuses on an aspect of domestic abuse and points toward the steps to be taken to break the cycle that perpetuates it. …More


Moonlight Road
Moonlight Road
By Carr, Robyn
2014-12 - Mira Books
9780778317333 Check Our Catalog
With her beloved younger siblings settled and happy, Erin Foley has empty nest syndrome. At age 35. But maybe it's something in the water--unlikely romances seem to take root in Virgin River . . . helped along by some well-intentioned meddling, of course. Original. …More


Empire: Book 2, the Chronicles of the Invaders
Empire: Book 2, the Chronicles of the Invaders
By Connolly, John
Author Ridyard, Jennifer
2015-02 - Atria Books
9781476757155 Check Our Catalog
"Empire "continues the journey of Syl and Paul as they fight to regain planet Earth from a ruthless alien species, in this next installment of a stunning new science fiction trilogy that "should not to be missed" ("The Guardian").
She is the trophy of a civilization at war with itself.
He is its rebel captive.
Separated by millions of light years, they will fight to be united...
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Flint: Book 5
Flint: Book 5
By Hernandez, Treasure
2009-06 - Urban Books
9781601621474 Check Our Catalog
Flint, Michigan's, Halleigh and Malik--the Bonnie and Clyde of the 21st century--return in the latest exciting installment of this popular series. …More


The Hollow Land
The Hollow Land
By Gardam, Jane
2015-01 - Europa Editions
9781609452469 Check Our Catalog
The barren, beautiful Cumbrian fells provide the bewitching setting for the adventures of Bell and Harry, two children who find enchanting wonder at every turn, as they explore THE HOLLOW LAND. Everyday challenges give a daring edge to this rural work and play. There are ancient mysteries to explore and uncover, like the case of the Egg Witch, and everyone is curious about the Household Name, a …More


Crash & Burn
Crash & Burn
By Gardner, Lisa
2015-02 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410475022 Check Our Catalog
My name is Nicky Frank. I'm in hospital after crashing my car. I am afraid. The only thing that I can think about is Vero. I know I have to save her but why couldn't I find her? She's just a little girl. The man standing in my hospital room tells me we are married but there is no Vero. That six months ago I suffered a traumatic brain injury which caused changes to my personality. I have dramatic …More


Still Alice
Still Alice
By Genova, Lisa
2009-01 - Gallery Books
9781439116883 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Indies Choice Book Awards (2010)

In Lisa Genova's extraordinary "New York Times" bestselling novel, an accomplished woman slowly loses her thoughts and memories to Alzheimer's disease--only to discover that each day brings a new way of living and loving. Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth, and Kristen Stewart
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on
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Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History
Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History
By Gill, Joel Christian
Foreword by Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
2014-06 - Fulcrum Group
9781938486296 Check Our Catalog

"Strange Fruit, Volume I" is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry "Box" Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to …More


We Are Pirates
We Are Pirates
By Handler, Daniel
2015-02 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781608196883 Check Our Catalog
A boat has gone missing. Goods have been stolen. There is blood in the water. It is the twenty-first century and a crew of pirates is terrorizing the San Francisco Bay. Phil is a husband, a father, a struggling radio producer, and the owner of a large condo with a view of the water. But he'd like to be a rebel and a fortune hunter. Gwen is his daughter. She's fourteen. She's a student, a swimmer, …More


The Big Seven
The Big Seven
By Harrison, Jim
2015-01 - Grove Press
9780802123336 Check Our Catalog
Jim Harrison is one of our most renowned and popular authors, and his last novel, "The Great Leader," was one of the most successful in a decorated career: it appeared on the "New York Times" extended bestseller list, and was a national bestseller with rapturous reviews. His darkly comic follow-up, "The Big Seven," sends Detective Sunderson to confront his new neighbors, a gun-nut family who live …More


The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train
By Hawkins, Paula
2015-01 - Riverhead Books
9781594633669 Check Our Catalog
Instant #1" New York Times "Bestseller
""The Girl on the Train" has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since "Gone Girl." . . . It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership."--"The New York Times"
"Like its train, the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages."--"The Boston Globe"
""Gone
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Cold Cold Heart
Cold Cold Heart
By Hoag, Tami
2015-02 - Wheeler Publishing Large Print
9781410467706 Check Our Catalog
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Tami Hoag delivers a shocking stand-alone thriller
Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed since she defeated her attacker, but Dana is still physically, emotionally, and psychologically scarred by her ordeal, with aftereffects including PTSD and memory loss. In an attempt to
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Funny Girl
Funny Girl
By Hornby, Nick
2015-02 - Riverhead Books
9781594205415 Check Our Catalog
From the bestselling author of "High Fidelity," "About a Boy," and "A Long Way Down" comes a highly anticipated new novel. Set in 1960's London, "Funny Girl "is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingenue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters. Insightful and humorous, Nick Hornby's …More


Driving the King
Driving the King
By Howard, Ravi
2015-01 - Harper
9780060529611 Check Our Catalog

In this arrestingly powerful novel of 1950s America, Ravi Howard, the award-winning author of Like Trees, Walking, reminds us that no black man, no matter how gifted or famous, could escape the racial tensions threatening to divide the country.
Montgomery, Alabama, December 1945. The fighting in Europe is over and war hero Nat Weary has returned to his hometown, eager to build his taxi …More


In Those Jeans
In Those Jeans
By Jolie, Chantel
2008-05 - Life Changing Books
9781934230848 Check Our Catalog
Have you ever wondered how truthful your mate really is? Chanel Martinez, a five foot nine bombshell with a devastating secret will trick the average playa on the spot. Between credit card scams, wild nights on the town, and her over the top lifestyle, no ordinary man can handle a real relationship with her. In comes Samuel, a Jamaican baller destined to sweep Chanel off her feet. Their short-term …More


Doctor Death: A Madeleine Karno Mystery
Doctor Death: A Madeleine Karno Mystery
By Kaaberbol, Lene
2015-02 - Atria Books
9781476731384 Check Our Catalog
From the coauthor of the critically acclaimed "New York Times" bestseller "The Boy in the Suitcase," a "gripping plot" ("Publishers Weekly," starred review) and captivating historical thriller.
Strong-minded and ambitious, Madeleine Karno is eager to shatter the constraints of her provincial French upbringing. She wants to become a pathologist like her father, whose assistant she is, but this
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Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2015-02 - Ballantine Books
9780345541376 Check Our Catalog
The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman writes razor-sharp novels that cut to the quick. Now comes "Motive, " which pits psychologist Alex Delaware and homicide cop Milo Sturgis against a vicious criminal mind--the kind only Kellerman can bring to chilling life.
Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can't keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from
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