Thursday, April 9, 2015

New Books at HPL


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.



Act of God
Act of God
By Ciment, Jill
2015-03 - Pantheon Books
9780307911704 Check Our Catalog
Jill Ciment's books have been hailed as "stunning," "powerful," and "provocative." Alice Sebold has called her works "beautifully written." Now the author of "Heroic Measures "("Smart and funny and completely surprising . . . I loved every page." --Ann Patchett; "Brave, generous, nearly perfect." --"Los Angeles Times") has given us a contemporary noir novel that starts out a comedy of errors and …More


The Assassin
The Assassin
By Cussler, Clive
Author Scott, Justin
2015-03 - Wheeler Publishing Large Print
9781410476265 Check Our Catalog
The new thriller in the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling Isaac Bell series from grand master of adventure Clive Cussler.
As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin--shooting with extraordinary
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The Years
The Years
By Delbanco, Nicholas
2015-01 - Little a
9781477827321 Check Our Catalog

"The Years" is about the passage of time: from youth to middle age to the winter of life. Forty years after their intense but doomed college romance, Lawrence and Hermia meet again on a Mediterranean cruise. They fall in love even more deeply, but being in their sixties, with plenty of baggage, they wonder if marriage is the right move. When Lawrence visits Hermia s home on Cape Cod, she has …More


Boss Divas
Boss Divas
By Diamond, De'nesha
2014-08 - Dafina Books
9780758292513 Check Our Catalog
Bullets have no names and collateral damage is the game as the women of the Dirty South push to secure total control. Vice Lord Chief Lucifer goes after the upstart Crippettes gang one by one - but locking down her power will put everything she lives to protect at risk. …More


The Siege Winter
The Siege Winter
By Franklin, Ariana
Author Norman, Samantha
2015-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780062282569 Check Our Catalog

England, 1141. The countryside is devastated by a long civil war that has left thousands dead. With no clear winner in the conflict, castles and villages change hands from month to month as the English king, Stephen, and his cousin, the empress Matilda, battle for the crown.
Emma is the eleven-year-old redheaded daughter of a peasant family. When mercenaries pass through their town, they …More


When the World Was Young
When the World Was Young
By Gaffney, Elizabeth
2015-03 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410476715 Check Our Catalog
Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents' Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn't like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of "Wonder Woman" comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit--especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney's irresistible novel captures postwar Brooklyn through Wally's eyes, opening
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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
By Gaiman, Neil
2015-02 - William Morrow & Company
9780062330260 Check Our Catalog

From one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved storytellers of our time comes a major new collection of stories and verse
"We each have our little triggers . . . things that wait for us in the dark corridors of our lives." So says Neil Gaiman in his introduction to Trigger Warning, a remarkable compendium of twenty-five stories and poems that explore the transformative power of …More


Crash & Burn
Crash & Burn
By Gardner, Lisa
2015-02 - Dutton
9780525954569 Check Our Catalog
The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author's latest stand-alone thriller, with a cameo by her fan-favorite character, Boston Detective D.D. Warren
"My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn't. "
Nicole Frank shouldn't have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one thought allows her
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The Nightingale
The Nightingale
By Hannah, Kristin
2015-02 - St. Martin's Press
9780312577223 Check Our Catalog
In love we find out who we want to be.
In war we find out who we are.
FRANCE, 1939
In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon
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The Girl on the Train
The Girl on the Train
By Hawkins, Paula
2015-04 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410477767 Check Our Catalog
Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason', she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. …More


C.O.W.L. Volume 1: Principles of Power
C.O.W.L. Volume 1: Principles of Power
By Higgins, Kyle
Author Siegel, Alec
Illustrator Reis, Rod
2014-11 - Image Comics
9781632151117 Check Our Catalog
"A flawless execution and a damned good read." - Booklist (Starred) Welcome to the "Chicago Organized Workers League"- the world's first Super-Hero Labor Union While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable "brotherhood" of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet-a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great …More


The Buried Giant
The Buried Giant
By Ishiguro, Kazuo
2015-03 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307271037 Check Our Catalog
From the author of "Never Let Me Go" and the Booker Prize-winning "The Remains of the Day"
The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find …More


Fifty Shades Freed
Fifty Shades Freed
By James, E. L.
2012-04 - Vintage Books
9780345803504 Check Our Catalog
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian's singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees. …More


Cold Betrayal: An Ali Reynolds Novel
Cold Betrayal: An Ali Reynolds Novel
By Jance, J. A.
2015-03 - Touchstone Books
9781476745046 Check Our Catalog
"Revenge isn't the only dish served cold..."
Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her
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Sheisty Chicks
Sheisty Chicks
By K, Kim
2011-12 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157473 Check Our Catalog
Get Money By Any Means Necessary
The Waverly Girls Group Home is supposed to be a place where troubled teens come for reform. But Jazzy, Cha Cha, and Maya have different plans. Though the three girls hail from three different cities, they've had amazingly similar hard knock lives, and the thread that holds them together is their love of money.
Soon, these sheisty chicks are backsliding …More


Leaving Berlin
Leaving Berlin
By Kanon, Joseph
2015-03 - Atria Books
9781476704647 Check Our Catalog
From the bestselling author of" Istanbul Passage"--called a "fast-moving thinking man's thriller" by "The Wall Street Journal"--comes a sweeping, atmospheric novel of postwar East Berlin, a city caught between political idealism and the harsh realities of Soviet occupation.
Berlin 1948. Almost four years after the war's end, the city is still in ruins, a physical wasteland and a political
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The Mist
The Mist
By King, Stephen
2007-10 - Signet Book
9780451223296 Check Our Catalog

The day after a strange and mysterious storm, the citizens of a small town find themselves besieged by throngs of strange, horrifying, and deadly creatures. Originally published as a novella in "Skeleton Crew, The Mist" has been adapted for the big screen by Dimension Films and directed by Frank Darabont ("The Green Mile"), and is set for release on November 21. Original.
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Werewolf Cop
Werewolf Cop
By Klavan, Andrew
2015-03 - Pegasus Books
9781605986982 Check Our Catalog
Zach Adams is one of the best detectives in the country. Nicknamed Cowboy, he s a soft-spoken homicide detective from Houston known for his integrity and courage under fire. He serves on a federal task force that has a single mission: to hunt down Dominic Abend, a European gangster who has taken over the American underworld. After a brutal murder gives them a lead, Zach and his tough guy NYPD …More


Robert B. Parker's Bull River
Robert B. Parker's Bull River
By Knott, Robert
2014-01 - G. P. Putnam's Sons
9780399165269 Check Our Catalog
Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch are back in the saddle with guns blazing in this gritty, intense addition to the New York Times-bestselling series …More


The Dirty Divorce
The Dirty Divorce
By Miss KP
2012-05 - Urban Books
9781601624994 Check Our Catalog
Drugs are a way of life for Rich Sanchez, a powerful sexy drug lord hailing from Washington, D.C. His desire for fast money and the extravagant things that it brings puts his family in harm's way. …More


World Gone by
World Gone by
By Lehane, Dennis
2015-03 - William Morrow & Company
9780060004903 Check Our Catalog

Late spring, 1943. The world is at war but the American mob is in its heyday. Former crime boss Joe Coughlin now works as a consigliere to the infamous Bartolo Crime Family, effortlessly handling its interests in Tampa, Boston, and Cuba. In the decade since he lost his wife in a cascade of bullets, Joe has made a home for himself and his son, and once again forged everything out of nothing: …More


Love Song
Love Song
By Lowell, Elizabeth
2014-12 - Severn House Publishers
9780727884510 Check Our Catalog
Carlson Raven had never seen anyone more beautiful or more courageous than Janna Moran as she struggled against the stormy sea in the Queen Charlotte Islands. When he rescued her from the choppy waters and revived her with the heat of his body, his yearning was as unexpected as it was enduring. Janna felt oddly safe as she awoke in the warmth of a stranger's intimate embrace. Staring into eyes as …More


Last One Home
Last One Home
By Macomber, Debbie
2015-03 - Ballantine Books
9780553391886 Check Our Catalog
Debbie Macomber, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of the Blossom Street and Cedar Cove series, delivers an inspiring new stand-alone novel about the enduring bond between sisters, the power of forgiveness, and a second chance at love.
Growing up, Cassie Carter and her sisters, Karen and Nichole, were incredibly close--until one fateful event drove them apart. After high school, Cassie
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The Reluctant Groom: All Things ConsideredAlmost Paradise
The Reluctant Groom: All Things ConsideredAlmost Paradise
By Macomber, Debbie
2015-01 - Mira Books
9780778317418 Check Our Catalog
www.DebbieMacomber.com
All Things Considered
Judd Matthiessen was married, and it didn't work out. He left his wife, Lanni, and their daughter, which seemed to prove what his father had always said--he was no good. But now the old man's illness brings Judd back to the family ranch. Despite all his bitterness, all his anger, Judd asks Lanni to join him. When she does, he finds that he still
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