Thursday, May 12, 2016

New Books at HPL





To see if the book is in, or to place a hold, click on the "Check our Catalog" link.  To see the full list of our new books download the Excel file for 2016 .  To see new books from other years try: 2015, 2014 , 2013 , 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, or 2006.
Sizzling Sixteen
Sizzling Sixteen
By Evanovich, Janet
2010-06 - St. Martin's Press
9780312383305 Check Our Catalog

This 16th Stephanie Plum adventure will wear the blockbuster crown for grand scale fun, it's a surefire bet. Someone wants to kill Vinnie, but who? The list is long, and it's up to Stephanie to whittle it down to one.
Typical Stephanie Plum, fast read, popcorn for the brain!
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Terrible Virtue
Terrible Virtue
By Feldman, Ellen
2016-03 - Harper
9780062407559 Check Our Catalog

In the spirit of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank, the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood an indomitable woman who, more than any other, and at great personal cost, shaped the sexual landscape we inhabit today.
The daughter of a hard-drinking, smooth-tongued free …More


Long Man
Long Man
By Greene, Amy
2014-02 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307593436 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (2015), SIBA Book Award (2015), Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction (2014)

In the summer of 1936, the TVA plans to build a dam in a Tennessee town at the same time a little girl goes missing--possibly stolen by a drifter determined to blow up the dam. …More


Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House
Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House
By Grissom, Kathleen
2016-04 - Simon & Schuster
9781476748443 Check Our Catalog
A novel of family and long-buried secrets along the treacherous Underground Railroad.

The author of the "New York Times" bestseller and beloved book club favorite "The Kitchen House "continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad.

Published in
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The Excellent Lombards
The Excellent Lombards
By Hamilton, Jane
2016-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455564224 Check Our Catalog
From the internationally bestselling author of "The Book of Ruth "and "A Map of the World, "a heartfelt coming-of-age story that Karen Joy Fowler calls "a timeless classic...a book you will read and reread."


Mary Frances "Frankie" Lombard is fiercely in love with her family's sprawling apple orchard and the tangled web of family members who inhabit it. Content to spend her days
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The Ancient Minstrel: Novellas
The Ancient Minstrel: Novellas
By Harrison, Jim
2016-03 - Grove Press
9780802124562 Check Our Catalog
Among the most indelible American novelists of the last hundred years . . . Harrison] remains at the height of his powers. Dwight Garner, "The New York Times" on "The River Swimmer"

"New York Times" bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, adored by both readers and critics. In "The Ancient Minstrel," Harrison delivers three novellas that
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Girls from Da Hood 8
Girls from Da Hood 8
By Hernandez, Treasure
Author Weber, Natalie
2016-04 - Urban Books
9781622869930 Check Our Catalog
Gabby Davenport spent the first fifteen years of her life in the suburbs, living a privileged and sheltered existence. When her mother dies unexpectedly, she is forced to move from her middle class neighborhood into Cumberland Projects in Brooklyn. Gabby's life will never be the same.

Mika, the queen bee of the projects, doesn't appreciate the arrival of this private-school good girl.
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Heartbreaker
Heartbreaker
By Howard, Linda
2016-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885685 Check Our Catalog
"Michelle Cabot has inherited her father's Florida cattle ranch - and a mountain of debt."

To make matters worse, a huge chunk of that debt is owed to the neighbouring rancher, her nemesis John Rafferty.

Nothing shocks Rafferty more than discovering that the spoiled, pampered rich girl he once despised is painstakingly trying to run the Cabot ranch herself, working the land
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The Evening Chorus
The Evening Chorus
By Humphreys, Helen
2015-02 - Mariner Books
9780544348691 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Governor General's Literary Awards (2015)

"The Evening Chorus" serenades people brutally marked by war, yet enduring to live and relish the tiny pleasures of another day. With her trademark prose exquisitely limpid Humphreys convinces us of the birdlike strength of the powerless. Emma Donoghue Downed during his first mission, James Hunter is taken captive as a German POW. To bide the time, he studies a nest of redstarts at the edge of …More


Revenge
Revenge
By Jackson, Lisa
2016-02 - Zebra
9781420136036 Check Our Catalog
Dear Reader,

In the early 1990s, I visited eastern Oregon for the first time. Inspired by its breathtaking scenery, I wrote "Love Letters," a trilogy about a town called Rimrock--whose secrets come to light when the patriarch of its wealthiest family is murdered. Now here it is, collected in one volume, with a new cover, and a new title, "Revenge"

Over the years, Jonah
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First Fix Your Alibi: British Police Procedural
First Fix Your Alibi: British Police Procedural
By James, Bill
2016-04 - Creme de La Crime
9781780290829 Check Our Catalog
"When a major drugs dealer seeks vengeance for the death of his family, policemen Harpur and Iles must do all they can to prevent a bloodbath"

Following the murder of his wife and son, tycoon drugs dealer Mansel Shale is determined to get vengeance and he wants another drugs baron, Ralph Ember, to help him. Having heard of the movie Strangers on a Train, in which two men agree to
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Hide Away
Hide Away
By Johansen, Iris
2016-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250075826 Check Our Catalog

DARK SECRETS

World-famous forensic sculptor Eve Duncan has landed in a well-guarded hospital room in Carmel, California. But hidden danger looms for Eve, her beloved Joe Quinn, and Cara Delaney, the young girl they've both sworn to protect. With Cara's enemies on the move, Eve has no choice but to flee the hospital no matter what the doctors say. Her protective instincts in full
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The Other Side of Silence
The Other Side of Silence
By Kerr, Philip
2016-03 - Marian Wood Books/Putnam
9780399177040 Check Our Catalog
From "New York Times" bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much anticipated return of Bernie Gunther in a series hailed by "The Daily Beast" as the best crime novels around today.
Once I'd been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly everyone locked up was innocent. Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down …More


Trife Life 2 Lavish
Trife Life 2 Lavish
By King, Deja
2009-02 - King Productions
9780975581179 Check Our Catalog
Tierra Thompson has a chip on her shoulder and an ax to grind. She was born in the hood, and at twenty-one she's grown tired of calling it home. After hustling and being hustled by the dealers around the way, the hard truth is setting in and Tierra has to decide if she's willing to sell her soul to escape the grittiness of the streets.
Nichelle Martin has been Tierra's best friend since …More


The Murder of Mary Russell: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
The Murder of Mary Russell: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
By King, Laurie R.
2016-04 - Bantam
9780804177900 Check Our Catalog
Laurie R. King's bestselling Mary Russell Sherlock Holmes series weaves rich historical detail and provocative themes with intriguing characters and enthralling suspense. Russell and Holmes have become one of modern literature's most beloved teams. But does this adventure end it all?

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock
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Under the Dome
Under the Dome
By King, Stephen
2009-11 - Scribner Book Company
9781439148501 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Colorado Blue Spruce Award (2011)

On a beautiful fall day, the town of Chester's Mill, Maine, is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. No one knows what this barrier is and when--or if--it will go away. …More


Battlestorm
Battlestorm
By Krinard, Susan
2016-03 - Tor Books
9780765332103 Check Our Catalog

"Battlestorm" an all-new urban fantasy from "New York Times" bestselling author Susan Krinard, author of "Mist "and "Black Ice."
Centuries ago, the Norse gods and goddesses fought their Last Battle with the trickster god Loki and his frost giants. All were believed lost, except for a few survivors...including the Valkyrie Mist, forgotten daughter of the goddess Freya.
But the battle isn't …More


Murder at the 42nd Street Library: A Mystery
Murder at the 42nd Street Library: A Mystery
By Lehane, Con
2016-04 - Minotaur Books
9781250009968 Check Our Catalog

This first book in an irresistible new series introduces librarian and reluctant sleuth Raymond Ambler, a doggedly curious fellow who uncovers murderous secrets hidden behind the majestic marble facade of New York City's landmark 42nd Street Library.
"Murder at the 42nd Street Library" follows Ambler and his partners in crime-solving as they track down a killer, shining a light on the dark …More


Wildfire in His Arms
Wildfire in His Arms
By Lindsey, Johanna
2015-06 - Gallery Books
9781501105418 Check Our Catalog
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Johanna Lindsey's passionate new tale about a gunfighter running from his past who finds his future when he escorts a beautiful outlaw to her hanging. Featuring one of Lindsey's most intriguing heroes: the dangerous and mysterious Degan Grant from "One Heart to Win."

With his work in Montana completed now that the Callahan-Warren feud has ended in
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Before the Wind
Before the Wind
By Lynch, Jim
2016-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307958983 Check Our Catalog
Following "The Highest Tide, Border Songs, "and "Truth Like the Sun, "Jim Lynch now gives us a grand and idiosyncratic family saga that will stand alongside Ken Kesey's "Sometimes a Great Notion."

Joshua Johannssen has spent all of his life surrounded by sailboats. His grandfather designed them, his father built and raced them, his Einstein-obsessed mother knows why and how they work
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The Man Who Smiled
The Man Who Smiled
By Mankell, Henning
Translator Thompson, Laurie
2006-09 - New Press
9781565849938 Check Our Catalog
A BookPage Notable Title

The long-awaited fourth mystery in the bestselling Kurt Wallander series finds the detective deep in crisis after killing a man in the line of duty. Vowing to quit the police force, he instead becomes involved in solving a friend's murder.
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Titans
Titans
By Meacham, Leila
2016-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455533831 Check Our Catalog
A sweeping new drama from the beloved, bestselling author of "Roses."
Texas in the early 1900s, its inhabitants still traveling by horseback and barely familiar with the telephone, was on the cusp of an oil boom that, unbeknownst to its residents, would spark a period of dramatic changes and economic growth. In the midst of this transformative time in Southern history, two unforgettable …More


Burning Down the House
Burning Down the House
By Mendelsohn, Jane
2016-03 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101875452 Check Our Catalog
It begins with a child . . . So opens Jane Mendelsohn's powerful, riveting new novel. A classic family tale colliding with the twenty-first century, "Burning Down the House" tells the story of two girls. Neva, from the mountains of Russia, was sold into the sex trade at the age of ten; Poppy is the adopted daughter of Steve, the patriarch of a successful New York real estate clan, the Zanes. She …More