Thursday, May 26, 2016

New Fiction 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.
Most Wanted
Most Wanted
By Scottoline, Lisa
2016-04 - Thorndike Press Large Print
9781410485304 Check Our Catalog
Donor 3319 Profile: Tall. Blonde. Blue eyes. Medical Student. Wanted for Serial Murder.
"Spellbinding. Another tour de force from Scottoline. It drew me in, in a single breath."--Mary Kubica, bestselling author of "The Good Girl"
Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a difficult choice they had never …More


The Book of Aron
The Book of Aron
By Shepard, Jim
2016-05 - Vintage
9781101872741 Check Our Catalog
Small and sullen, Aron is eight years old when his family moves from a rural Polish village to hectic Warsaw. At first gradually and then ever more quickly, his family's opportunities for a better life vanish as the occupying German government imposes harsh restrictions. Officially confined to the Jewish quarter, with hunger, vermin, disease and death all around him, Aron makes his way from …More


Carla Rising
Carla Rising
By Sherwood, Topper
2015-08 - Appalachian Editions
9780962748677 Check Our Catalog
The story of Carla Rising follows the injustice and violence endured by a real community of coal miners in the 1920s. This rugged band stands up to callous industrialists and corrupt law-enforcement officials to win decent working conditions, fair pay and greater regard for human life. Having escaped her overbearing mother's mountain life, Carla Rising finds herself caught between two rival …More


The Ninth Life: A New Cat Mystery Series
The Ninth Life: A New Cat Mystery Series
By Simon, Clea
2016-03 - Severn House Publishers
9780727885715 Check Our Catalog
"Introducing Blackie, an unusual feline hero, and his companion Care in the first of this dark new mystery series."

Three figures, shadowy against the light. That's all I remember from my past life, as I am dragged, dripping and half-drowned, from the flood. My saviour, a strange, pink-haired girl, is little help. She can barely care for herself, let alone the boy she loves. And
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Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice
Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice
By Sittenfeld, Curtis
2016-04 - Random House
9781400068326 Check Our Catalog
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, "Eligible" both honors and updates Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice." Tackling gender, class, courtship, and family, Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today.

This version of the Bennet family and Mr. Darcy is one that you have and haven't met before: Liz is a magazine
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Sex Appeal
Sex Appeal
By Smith, Meta
2009-11 - Pocket Books
9781416551409 Check Our Catalog
Sex, scandal, money, murder, and revenge....

An electrifying page-turner from the author of "Whip Appeal."

Once, Ebony Knight was the hottest high-class dominatrix in Miami. She controlled millionaire "slaves" with the crack of a whip -- and made money hand over fist. Then her so-called best friend, sleazeball lawyer Carmelita Sanchez, framed Ebony for murder, had her
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Tempt Me at Midnight
Tempt Me at Midnight
By Smith, Maureen
2010-11 - Kimani Press
9780373861910 Check Our Catalog
Lexi Austin is living a fantasy as a masked stranger sweeps her into his arms. But the man turns out to be Quentin Reddick, Lexi's best friend since college. He may be irresistible, but she thinks he's also the world's hardest-partying bachelor. Can he show Lexi he's now a one-woman man? Original. …More


The Lucky One
The Lucky One
By Sparks, Nicholas
2008-09 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446579933 Check Our Catalog
In his 14th book, bestselling author Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life. Is there really such thing as a lucky charm? The hero believes he's found one in the form of a photograph of a smiling woman he's never met. …More


Mothering Sunday: A Romance
Mothering Sunday: A Romance
By Swift, Graham
2016-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101947524 Check Our Catalog
A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life.

Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since she was sixteen. For almost all of those years she has been the clandestine lover to Paul Sheringham, young heir of a neighboring house. The
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A Sticky Situation
A Sticky Situation
By Swinson, Kiki
2008-06 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157091 Check Our Catalog

As a successful parole officer, Maxine has sent countless parolees back to prison. But, when Maxine lets her guard down, Seth sees a jump off in the works. While ignoring Seths dealing in order to realize her ambitions of owning a small business everything seems to be going smoothly until Seth's codefendent, "ride or die chick" Samantha becomes a distraction. As both women compete for Seth's …More


Still Wifey Material, Part 4
Still Wifey Material, Part 4
By Swinson, Kiki
2008-11 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157107 Check Our Catalog

After deciding to leave the Witness Protection Program, Kira gets disturbing news that those closest to her have all been murdered. Wanting a new beginning, she moves to Houston. Little does she know that the streets in Houston, and the men who run them, are just as dangerous as the hometown she fled.
HPL patron: Starts where book 3 of sequel ends. There is …More


Wifey 4 Life
Wifey 4 Life
By Swinson, Kiki
2010-03 - Melodrama Publishing
9781934157619 Check Our Catalog
Kira's quiet life in the islands is interrupted when she's called back to Virginia to attend a funeral. Kira's plans for a short, incognito trip are derailed when news of her arrival spreads. Now there's a bounty on her head, and several snakes are ready to cash in. …More


Thug in Me
Thug in Me
By Williams, Karen
2011-04 - Urban Books
9781601624437 Check Our Catalog
This edgy page-turner follows the hard luck of a man falsely accused of murder, and the explosive secrets and shocking romance that engulf his life. …More


A Little Life
A Little Life
By Yanagihara, Hanya
2015-03 - Doubleday Books
9780385539258 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2016), Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2016), Kirkus Prize (2015), Man Booker Prize (2015), National Book Awards (2015)

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

"Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. Truly an
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Mislaid
Mislaid
By Zink, Nell
2016-01 - Ecco Press
9780062364784 Check Our Catalog

In 1960s Virginia, college freshman and ingenue Peggy falls for professor and poet Lee, and what begins as an ill-advised affair results in an unplanned pregnancy and marriage. Mismatched from the start she's a lesbian; he's gay Peggy eventually finds herself in crisis and runs away with their daughter, leaving their son behind.
Estranged from the rest of the family, Peggy and her daughter …More