Elyzabeth Navarre, teacher, Linwood
"Right now I am reading 'The Lovely Bones' by Alice Sebold. It's written from the perspective of someone who is already dead."
Ray Bierotti, retired aerospace engineer, Santa Cruz, Calif.
"'The Inspired House' by John Connell. I just started reading it a minute ago."
Kait Head, Free State High School sophomore, Lawrence
"'Catcher in the Rye.' I like that it is told by an average person with a different perspective."
Rosie Decker, information technology consultant, Lawrence
"'The Power of Now.' I'm reading it for the second time. I've seen the author in person, and I think he is an amazing, enlightened teacher."
Jennifer Voldness, Kansas University senior, Lawrence
"'A Little Princess' by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It's been made into a movie a bunch of times. It's my favorite children's book."