Monday, November 2, 2015

New Books





To see the full list of our new books 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
2015-11 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410483478 Check Our Catalog
"THE FEVER holds true to its title: It's dark, disturbing, strangely beautiful and utterly unshakeable" -- Gillian Flynn.

In this impossible-to-put-down "panic attack of a novel,"* a small-town high school becomes the breeding ground for a mysterious illness.

Deenie Nash is a diligent student with a close-knit family; her brother Eli is a hockey star and her father is a
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Dirty Money
Dirty Money
By Ashley
Author Jaquavis
2008-02 - Urban Books
9781601620774 Check Our Catalog

When her world is brutally destroyed, Anari is consumed with desire for revenge. She and her best friend Monica enter a life of drugs, fast money, and betrayal, only to adapt to the lifestyle that pushed them in the game in the first place.
HPL patron:  Anari and her best friend Tanya hide their true identities and become Tony and Monica.  They did it all for …More


Hood Misfits Volume 2
Hood Misfits Volume 2
By Brick & Storm
Author Brick
Author Storm
2014-12 - Urban Books
9781601626400 Check Our Catalog
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The Secret Chord
The Secret Chord
By Brooks, Geraldine
2015-10 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410482952 Check Our Catalog
One of our most supple and insightful novelists. Jane Smiley, "The New York Times Book Review"

A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "People of the Book" and "March."

With more than two million copies of her novels sold, "New York Times" bestselling author Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and
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The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut's Windlass
The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut's Windlass
By Butcher, Jim
2015-09 - Roc
9780451466808 Check Our Catalog
Jim Butcher, the #1"New York Times"bestselling author of The Dresden Files and the Codex Alera novels, conjures up a new series set in a fantastic world of noble families, steam-powered technology, and magic-wielding warriors

Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses
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Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
By Campbell, Bonnie Jo
2015-10 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393248456 Check Our Catalog

Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is a keen observer of life and trouble in rural America, and her working-class protagonists can be at once vulnerable, wise, cruel, and funny. The strong but flawed women of Mothers, Tell Your Daughters must negotiate a sexually charged atmosphere as they love, honor, and betray one another against the …More


Christmas Bells
Christmas Bells
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2015-10 - Dutton Books
9780525955245 Check Our Catalog
"New York Times "bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, past and present, with a wondrous novel inspired by the classic poem Christmas Bells, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

I heard the bells on Christmas Day/ Their old familiar carols play/ And wild and sweet/ The words repeat/Of peace on earth, good-will to men

In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Parchment and Old Lace: A Scrapbooking Mystery
Parchment and Old Lace: A Scrapbooking Mystery
By Childs, Laura
Author Moran, Terrie Farley
2015-10 - Berkley Books
9780425266687 Check Our Catalog
The "New York Times" bestselling author of" Gossamer Ghost" returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery

Carmela couldn't imagine a finer evening than dinner at Commander's Palace with her beau, Detective Edgar Babcock. The food and the company are equally
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Blood Men
Blood Men
By Cleave, Paul
2010-07 - Atria Books
9781439189610 Check Our Catalog
Edward Hunter has it all--a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright future... and a very dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer was caught, convicted, and locked away in the country's most hellish of penitentiaries. That man was Edward's father. Edward has struggled his entire life to put the nightmares of his childhood behind him. But a week before Christmas, violence once again …More


Cemetery Lake: A Thriller
Cemetery Lake: A Thriller
By Cleave, Paul
2013-06 - Atria Books
9781451677836 Check Our Catalog
A chilling case of unsolved murders and mistaken identities unravels when a lake in a Christchurch cemetery releases its grip on the murky past in this exciting crime thriller from the internationally bestselling author of "The Laughterhouse."

"Cemetery Lake" begins in a cold and rainy graveyard, where Private Detective Theodore Tate is overseeing an exhumation--a routine job for the
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The Cleaner
The Cleaner
By Cleave, Paul
2012-12 - Atria Books
9781451677799 Check Our Catalog
Joe is in control of everything in his simple life--both his day job as a janitor for the police department and his "night work." He isn't bothered by the daily news reports of the Christchurch Carver, who, they say, has murdered seven women. Joe knows, though, that the Carver killed only six. He knows that for a fact, and he's determined to find the copycat. He'll punish him for the one, then …More


The Killing Hour: A Thriller
The Killing Hour: A Thriller
By Cleave, Paul
2013-04 - Atria Books
9781451677812 Check Our Catalog
Imagine waking up covered in blood--but it's not your blood. There's a nasty bump on your head, and you can't remember a thing about last night. The morning paper reports that two young women were brutally murdered. You recognize their names. Pieces of the night before come back to you through the haze. And now you're the suspect in their grisly deaths. Welcome to Charlie's world.

In
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Host
Host
By Cook, Robin
2015-10 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399172144 Check Our Catalog
The explosive new thriller from"New York Times "bestselling author and master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook.

Lynn Peirce, a fourth-year medical student at South Carolina's Mason-Dixon University, thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend, Carl, enters the hospital for routine surgery, her neatly ordered life is thrown into total chaos. Carl
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The Dungeon House: A Lake District Mystery
The Dungeon House: A Lake District Mystery
By Edwards, Martin
2015-09 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781464203183 Check Our Catalog
The magnificent Dungeon House and gardens overlook Cumbria's remote western coast with its mix of beaches, dunes, and fells, Roman ruins, and nuclear plant. Twenty years ago the wealthy Whiteleys called it home. But not a happy one. Malcolm Whiteley had begun to disintegrate under financial and emotional pressures. He suspected various men in their social circle of being his wife's lover. After a …More


The Chase
The Chase
By Evanovich, Janet
Author Goldberg, Lee
2014-02 - Bantam Books
9780345543080 Check Our Catalog

FBI Agent Kate O'Hare is a force of nature, and she's lived for one thing and one thing only: to put the slippery conman known as Nicolas Fox behind bars. Nick is a fed's worst nightmare: exceptionally talented in his line of work, known the world over for being able to pull off some of the most dangerous, high-profile cons. In a cruel twist of fate, Kate's bosses at the FBI force her to …More


The Scam: A Fox and O'Hare Novel
The Scam: A Fox and O'Hare Novel
By Evanovich, Janet
Author Goldberg, Lee
2015-09 - Bantam
9780345543165 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER

Nicolas Fox is a charming con man and master thief on the run. Kate O Hare is the FBI agent who is hot on his trail. At least that's what everyone thinks. In reality, Fox and O Hare are secretly working together to bring down super-criminals the law can't touch. Criminals like brutal casino magnate Evan Trace.

Evan Trace is running a
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Front Runner: A Dick Francis Novel
Front Runner: A Dick Francis Novel
By Francis, Felix
2015-10 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399168239 Check Our Catalog
Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest Dick Francis thriller by the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Damage."

In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of
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Rogue Lawyer
Rogue Lawyer
By Grisham, John
2015-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385539432 Check Our Catalog
On the right side of the law. Sort of.

Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, who's also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and
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A Lesson in Hope
A Lesson in Hope
By Gulley, Philip
2015-09 - Center Street
9781455519842 Check Our Catalog
Sam Gardner has been pastor of Hope Friends Meeting for just four months when ninety-eight-year-old member Olive Charles passes away. What's more shocking news is that Olive has left her entire estate--worth nearly one million dollars--to the meeting. At first the gift sounds to Sam like a like a godsend. Yet as word of the unexpected windfall spreads, it stirs up a storm of conflicting opinions …More


Philadelphia: Street Justice
Philadelphia: Street Justice
By Hernandez, Treasure
2015-07 - Urban Books
9781622869176 Check Our Catalog
When Billie was eight years old, her father was murdered. Ever since that day, she has vowed to bring every criminal to justice, especially the man responsible for her father's death. Twenty years later, Billie is still on a mission to rid the streets of criminals. If she can't do it legally, then she takes matters into her own hands." …More


Force of Blood
Force of Blood
By Heywood, Joseph
2011-09 - Lyons Press
9780762772841 Check Our Catalog
Grady Service, Detective for Michican Upper Peninsula's DNR, investigates a case on the shores of Lake Superior involving "bleeding sand" and a centuries-old mystery surrounding a Native American archaeological site . . . not to mention an enormous forest fire. …More


Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator
Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator
By Hickam, Homer
2015-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780062325891 Check Our Catalog

The long-awaited prequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Rocket Boys the basis for the movie October Sky
Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam Sr. the future parents of Homer Hickam Jr. were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields, graduating just as the Great Depression began. When Homer asked for her hand, Elsie instead headed to Orlando where she sparked with a dancing …More


Caught Up
Caught Up
By Holmes, Shannon
2015-08 - Akashic Books
9781617753749 Check Our Catalog
"Holmes...is a noted pioneering street lit author. His smooth-flowing narrative mixes crime, sex, and sassy street language, giving his protagonists a true life-in-the-streets feel. This will more than satisfy serious readers of urban fiction."

--"Library Journal" (Starred Review, Pick of the Month)

"I read this book in one sitting....It's a great way to escape and be
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Dance of the Bones: A J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker Novel
Dance of the Bones: A J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker Novel
By Jance, J. A.
2015-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780062297662 Check Our Catalog

J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker, two of New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance's most acclaimed series characters, join forces for the first time in one of the most suspenseful works of her career
Prospector Amos Warren and Big Bad John Lassiter, his young protege, were as close as father and son until a violent argument tore them apart. The next day, Amos disappeared, never to be …More