Hitting the Books

Hitting the Books

It's murder by the book in the latest hit Library Lover's mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Death in the Stacks. When a stack of library materials is found at the scene of a hit and run, library director Lindsey Norris finds herself dragged into the investigation as the police try to link the driver of the stolen car to the person who borrowed the books. It's murder by the book in the latest hit Library Lover's mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Death...

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Title:Hitting the Books
Author:Jenn McKinlay
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:0451492676
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:277 pages pages

Hitting the Books Reviews

  • Lesa
    Sep 09, 2018
    Although I missed a couple in Jenn McKinlay's Library Lover's mystery series, it's always satisfying to return to Briar Creek, Connecticut. It's like meeting up with old friends, Library Director Lindsey Norris, her boyfriend, Sully, Captain Mike Sullivan, her children's librarian, Be...
  • Debbie
    Aug 22, 2018
    "Hitting the Books" is a cozy mystery. It's the ninth in a series. You don't need to read the previous books to understand this one, and this book didn't spoil the whodunits of the previous mysteries. This was a clue-based mystery that can be guessed before the end. Someone's out to...
  • Katie Fitzgerald
    Jan 11, 2019
    There were some good twists and turns in this ninth Library Lovers mystery, and though some of them were a bit far-fetched, they worked in the context of this series. As always, I enjoyed the little details about public library work that made their way into the story, including Lindsay...
  • Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
    Aug 02, 2018
    As a fan of Jenn McKinlay?s other series, I was very much looking forward to try her most popular series yet! Since I haven?t read the other books in the series, I was a little worried that I would be lost, but I thought it would be okay since Mysteries tend to standalone rea...
  • Bree
    Oct 06, 2018
    If you are looking to fall in love with a mystery series and characters, I would say this is the series for you. I could see this story being a standalone or read out of order, but I have really enjoyed reading the series in order. It has all the charm and more for cozy mystery fans. J...
  • Lynn
    Sep 16, 2018
    This series continues to be wonderfully entertaining and I'm only sad that I've finished the newest entry in the Library Lover's Mystery saga. Lindsay, Sully, Chief Emma and her friends continue to be a lineup of some of my favorite cozy mystery characters. This newest storyline begins...
  • LORI CASWELL
    Sep 21, 2018
    Dollycas?s Thoughts Library Director Lindsey Norris finds herself in the middle of another murder investigation. While looking out a library window she witnesses a hit and run. The victim survives and there is a second attempt on her life. The car used is found and appears to be s...
  • Mayda
    Oct 13, 2018
    The ninth in the series, this mystery is a cozy with some bite to it. Librarian Lindsey Norris is smack in the middle of a crime scene when she witnesses a hit-and-run accident and rushes to help the victim. She becomes more deeply involved when she offers assistance to the victim, who...
  • Cathy Cole
    Sep 05, 2018
    When you want and need to read something light and fun, you can't go wrong with anything Jenn McKinlay has written, but I say she has a little thriller writer buried deep down inside who's begging to be turned loose. Hitting the Books opens with that hit and run scene, and it made my h...
  • Beth
    Jul 20, 2018
    Hitting the Books was a filled with quirky hometown characters with a fun and easy entertainment vibe that included a good mystery. I enjoyed the hometown, where everyone knows everyone, feel. I'm going to be vague but I did have an issue with specific character's immaturity and na...
  • Barb (Boxermommyreads)
    Aug 27, 2018
    Every time I see a new book releasing in McKinlay's Library Lovers series, I do a little happy dance inside. And then I try my hardest to get an advance copy somehow because I've already waiting a year or so and simply can't wait any longer. Such was the case with "Hitting the Books."...
  • Amanda
    Nov 26, 2018
    Great story that includes a current mystery and a bonus, older mystery! I love this library-centered series and its characters. The reveals at the end had me surprised, and the journey I took to get there kept me captivated. Though Hitting the Books can easily be read as a stand-alone,...
  • James
    Mar 04, 2019
    The 'Library Lover's Mystery' series by Jenn McKinlay is one of my favorite cozy mystery series. By reading the 9th book, Hitting the Books, I'm now current and eagerly awaiting the 10th one due to be released later this year. Although I thought this one was too simple from a mystery p...
  • Yvonne Taylor
    Dec 05, 2018
    Love this series. This one was my favorite in this series. ...
  • Ruth Ellen
    Oct 28, 2018
    I enjoyed this book very much. I always look forward to this series. Pick it up and read for yourself. Lindsey has moved in with Sully. But certain traits are annoying her as she ponders some of them. She witnessed a friend being hit by a white car. As the police are looking for the d...
  • Taryn
    Aug 27, 2018
    When head Librarian Lindsey witnesses a hit and run she immediately dives into action and runs to help the victim. Theresa ends up with a broken leg but otherwise seems to be okay and is thankful to be alive. When she suffers several more "accidents" Lindsey begins to worry that someon...
  • Carol
    Aug 15, 2018
    Lindsey Norris is the Briar Creek head librarian. During the library?s crafternoon group hour, Lindsey noticed a car speeding through town hitting one of the residents, Theresa Houston. Theresa is lucky as she only suffers from a broken leg. But then Theresa is attacked in her ...
  • Linda
    Sep 16, 2018
    I really enjoyed this cozy! It?s a pageturner that I didn?t want to put down, and finished it it two days! This is the first time I?ve read a Library Lover?s Mystery, and I enjoyed the characters. This story can definitely stand alone without reading previous books, however, no...
  • QNPoohBear
    Nov 24, 2018
    Lindsey Norris is nursing a book hangover and staring out the window during Crafternoon Club when she witnesses a crazy driver hit local tennis coach Theresa Huston! Thanks to Lindsey's quick thinking, Chief Officer Emma Plewicki arrives on the scene and Theresa is carted off by ambula...
  • Kristina
    Sep 10, 2018
    Hitting the Books by Jenn McKinlay is the ninth book A Library Lover?s Mystery series. Lindsey Norris is the library director for Briar Creek Public Library in Briar Creek, Connecticut. Linsey is tired from a late night of reading so during crafternoon she finds herself staring out t...
  • Christine
    Aug 04, 2018
    In this latest edition of the library lovers series Lindsey has just moved in with her boyfriend sully and is still adjusting . During her afternoon with the crafternoon group she witnesses a hit and run outside the library . It turns out that the car belongs to the ex girlfriend of th...
  • Micky Cox
    Jul 22, 2018
    I absolutely love this series! Interesting characters with unique personalities and it is primarily based around the library! Each book has a growth in the characters relationships to each other and to newcomers in the book as well as a delightful mystery to solve! In this case, the qu...
  • Betty
    Aug 07, 2018
    Jenn McKinley has been on my TBR list for a long time. This book appear on myshelf, I decided to requested even though it is the 9th book in the Library Lovers series. I will definitely read her again. I was able to follow it but reading the previous books would have help me understand...
  • Under the Covers Book Blog
    Sep 11, 2018
    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. As a fan of Jenn McKinlay?s other series, I was very much looking forward to try her most popular series yet! Since I ha...
  • K.A. Davis
    Aug 19, 2018
    HITTING THE BOOKS, by Jenn McKinlay, is the ninth book in the Library Lover?s Mystery series and every bit as entertaining as the preceding books! You can always count on Ms. McKinlay to provide a story that?s filled with humor, romance, suspense, and puns to pull the reader in and...
  • Jerri Cachero
    Sep 09, 2018
    The ninth book in the Library Lover's mysteries doesn't disappoint! I enjoyed trying to figure out "whodunit" and didn't figure it out until the villain was revealed...that was great! When Lindsey sees a woman hit by a car, she becomes involved in a complicated mystery. Lindsey has ...
  • Amy
    Oct 20, 2018
    I keep picking up these books because I want to like them, but then I read them. I know Ms. McKinlay tries to add some realistic library touches, and I appreciate that, but she mostly gets them wrong. In this one, she asks, correctly, for the police chief to get a subpoena or search wa...
  • Book
    Aug 13, 2018
    This latest adventure in librarian Lindsey Norris? life is the ninth Library Lover?s Mystery by Jenn McKinlay. Lindsey witnesses the hit and run of Theresa Huston and gets pulled into the quest to figure out who wants her dead. Theresa is engaged to Larry Milstein, a wealthy bus...
  • Kayt18
    Sep 12, 2018
    The best in what has already been one amazing series. Just love it! ...
  • Melissapalmer404
    Oct 07, 2018
    Book #79 Read in 2018 Hitting the Books by Jenn McKinlay This is the latest in a great cozy mystery series, which focuses on Lindsay, a librarian in a small town. She usually gets herself involved in the crimes that her town has and is usually helped out by her boyfriend Sully and ...