Thursday, April 2, 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.



The Fever
The Fever
By Abbott, Megan
2014-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316231053 Check Our Catalog
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.
The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a
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The Exile: Book One of the Fae
The Exile: Book One of the Fae
By Adams, C. T.
2015-03 - Tor Books
9780765336873 Check Our Catalog

Brianna Hai runs an occult shop that sells useless trinkets to tourists--and real magic supplies to witches and warlocks. The magical painting that hangs in Brianna's apartment is the last portal between the fae and human worlds.


A shocking magical assault on her home reveals to Brianna that her father, High King Liu of the Fae, is under attack. With the help of her gargoyle, Pug,
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Christopher's Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger
Christopher's Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger
By Andrews, V. C.
2015-01 - Pocket Books
9781476790626 Check Our Catalog
Picking up where "Christopher's Diary: Secrets of Foxworth "leaves off, Kristin Masterwood and her boyfriend up the ante--by going into her attic to re-enact scenes described in Christopher Dollanganger's journal.
Jealousy, tragedy, survival, and revenge--the discovery of Christopher's diary in the ruins of Foxworth Hall brings new secrets of the Dollanganger family to light and obsesses a new
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Mightier Than the Sword
Mightier Than the Sword
By Archer, Jeffrey
2015-03 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410475091 Check Our Catalog
"Mightier than the Sword" opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV "Buckingham's" maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?
When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned …More


Murder Mamas
Murder Mamas
By Ashley
Author JaQuavis
2011-10 - Urban Books
9781601625007 Check Our Catalog
The Murder Mamas, Robyn and Aries, have relocated to Los Angeles, and it doesn't take long to link up with Hollywood's biggest drug kingpin. He hires them to take out a snitch and a judge, but the plans backfire and they only complete half of the job. When Robyn gets caught by the authorities, their world falls apart. 288 pp. …More


Murderville 2: The Epidemic
Murderville 2: The Epidemic
By Ashley
Author JaQuavis
2012-07 - Cash Money Content
9781936399079 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Street Literature Book Award Medal (Slbam) (2014)

"New York Times"-bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis are back with the second installment in the epic Murderville series. Love, murder, loyalty, and money fill this hood tale as they continue this international street saga. …More


The Mermaid's Child
The Mermaid's Child
By Baker, Jo
2015-03 - Vintage
9780804172639 Check Our Catalog
In this fantastical novel, the acclaimed author of "Longbourn" brings us the magical story of a young girl in search of her mother...who just might be a mermaid. Malin has always been different, and when her father dies, leaving her alone, her choice is clear: stay, and remain an outsider forever, or leave in search of the mythical inheritance she is certain awaits her. Apprenticed to a series of …More


Sheisty: Triple Crown Publications Presents
Sheisty: Triple Crown Publications Presents
By Baker, T. N.
Editor Jackson, Kathleen
Editor Hilliard, Chloe A.
2004-02 - Triple Crown Publications
9780974789590 Check Our Catalog

Epiphany Wright, Keisha Moore and Shana Scott spent their teenage years as the best of friends growing up in the hood of Southside Jamaica Queens. Now as adults, their friendship is put to the test when envy, built up animosity, hidden betrayal and the bad boys in their lives cause havoc. Every day becomes a struggle to keep the clique tight. Every day something beats against the tried, …More


In His Keeping: A Slow Burn Novel
In His Keeping: A Slow Burn Novel
By Banks, Maya
2015-01 - Avon Books
9780062312488 Check Our Catalog

Arial knows the rules that keep her safe. She's been following them since she was a little girl: Do not tell. Do not show. But in a moment of terror, facing an attacker intent on taking more than just her life, Ari has no choice but to unleash the psychic powers she's been hiding since childhood.
Now, with her abilities revealed, a bigger threat looms--something that makes her question …More


Just the Way You Are
Just the Way You Are
By Barton, Beverly
2015-01 - Zebra
9781420135589 Check Our Catalog
The South sizzles in "New York Times "bestselling author Beverly Barton's sultry tale of a woman torn between two brothers. . .
Mary Beth Caine has always been the good girl in her small Mississippi town. But when a big, protective, shamelessly sexy stranger offers to console her on the night of her disastrous engagement party, Mary Beth lets him--only to discover that Parr Weston also happens …More


Death of a Liar
Death of a Liar
By Beaton, M. C.
2015-02 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455504787 Check Our Catalog
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she …More


Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
By Bechdel, Alison
2012-05 - Houghton Mifflin
9780618982509 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
L.A. Times Book Prize (2012), Lambda Literary Awards (2013), Triangle Awards (2013)

From the bestselling author of "Fun Home," a poignant and hilarious graphic memoir of Bechdel becoming the artist her gifted mother always wanted to be. …More


Murder on the Champ de Mars
Murder on the Champ de Mars
By Black, Cara
2015-03 - Soho Crime
9781616952860 Check Our Catalog
Paris, April 1999: AimEe Leduc has her work cut out for her--running her detective agency and fighting off sleep deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new "bEbE." The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor "manouche" (Gypsy) boy. But he insists his dying mother has an important secret she needs to tell AimEe, something to do with …More


The House of Wolfe: A Border Noir
The House of Wolfe: A Border Noir
By Blake, James Carlos
2015-03 - Mysterious Press
9780802122469 Check Our Catalog
On a rainy winter night in Mexico City, a ten-member wedding party is kidnapped in front of the groom's family mansion. The perpetrator is a small-time gangster named El Galan, who wants nothing more than to make his crew part of a major cartel and hopes that this crime will be his big break. He sets the wedding party's ransom at five million US dollars, to be paid in cash within 24 hours.
The
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The Edge of Dreams
The Edge of Dreams
By Bowen, Rhys
2015-03 - Minotaur Books
9781250052025 Check Our Catalog

Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common--nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that …More


Endangered
Endangered
By Box, C. J.
2015-03 - Putnam Adult
9780399160776 Check Our Catalog
"New York Times"-bestselling writer C. J. Box returns with a thrilling new novel, featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett.
She was gone. Joe Pickett had good reason to dislike Dallas Cates, even if he was a rodeo champion, and now he has even more--Joe's eighteen-year-old ward, April, has run off with him.
And then comes even worse news: The body of a girl has been found in a ditch along
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In the Belly of Jonah: A Liv Bergen Mystery
In the Belly of Jonah: A Liv Bergen Mystery
By Brannan, Sandra
2010-09 - Greenleaf Book Group
9781608320509 Check Our Catalog
In the Belly of Jonah is a fast-paced mystery with a likable protagonist and an intricately woven narrative brimming with bizarre yet believable twists. The first in a series, the book expertly lays the groundwork for Liv Bergen, amateur sleuth, and her love interest, FBI Agent Streeter Pierce.
Liv becomes involved in the investigation of the murder of Jill Brannigan, a summer intern at the …More


Just a Cowboy and His Baby
Just a Cowboy and His Baby
By Brown, Carolyn
2012-12 - Sourcebooks Casablanca
9781402270185 Check Our Catalog
Includes an excerpt from The Blue-Ribbon Jalapeno Society jubilee (p. 325]-342). …More


Sensible Shoes
Sensible Shoes
By Sharon Garlough Brown, Garlough Brown
2010-06 - WestBow Press
9781449701895 Check Our Catalog
"Come take a sacred journey. "
Meg Crane has never had a longing for adventure. She's never even traveled more than two hundred miles from home. But when she receives an invitation from the New Hope Retreat Center to travel deeper into the heart of God, Meg finds herself saying yes.
Against her better judgment.
What will she discover if she begins to walk the winding path through the …More


One Wish
One Wish
By Carr, Robyn
2015-02 - Mira Books
9780778317722 Check Our Catalog
www.robyncarr.com
#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr delivers another smart, funny, emotional novel about the complexities of life in the small Oregon town of Thunder Point
Grace Dillon was a champion figure skater until she moved to Thunder Point to escape the ruthless world of fame and competition. And though she's proud of the quiet, self-sufficient life she's created
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In Cahootz: Sequel to Hoodwinked
In Cahootz: Sequel to Hoodwinked
By Carter, Quentin
2006-10 - Triple Crown Publications
9780977880430 Check Our Catalog

Three years after orchestrating the demise of her baby's daddy and his crew, Tukey Tosh resurfaces with the opening of No Draws - a club that sells everything from sex to X.
In an attempt to conquer Kansas City's Ex industry, Tukey uses money, sex and blackmail to get "In Cahootz "with Police Sergeant Cody Brown. Together they form a murderous, robbing Drug Task Force - The D-Unit - whose …More


What We Talk about When We Talk about Love: Stories
What We Talk about When We Talk about Love: Stories
By Carver, Raymond
1989-06 - Vintage
9780679723059 Check Our Catalog
In his second collection of stories, as in his first, Carver's characters are peripheral people--people without education, insight or prospects, people too unimaginative to even give up. Carver celebrates these men and women. …More


Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2015-03 - Dutton Adult
9780525954293 Check Our Catalog
The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker "and "Mrs. Lincoln's Rival "imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with the slave who was her namesake--until she forged a proud identity of her own.
In 1844, Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman
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