Judy Ann Gosz

About: 

This is from March, 2007.

Our guest reader is Judy Ann Gosz of the Seymour Post Office.

How I fit my reading time in: 

Whenever possible. On tape when I'm driving. At night to relax after a day at work.

A favorite place to read: 

I like to read in the morning when the sun is coming up by the window. It's a very peaceful time. Or any place where I can listen to the birds.

One of my favorite books from childhood and why?: 

Probably Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. It was just a down-to-earth book with a wonderful storyline. I still read it.

My top six books: 

Marley and Me by John Grogan. If you've ever had a pet or wanted one it's a story about a dog that will make you laugh and cry.

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich. A book about a woman who goes into the workforce (undercover) and does jobs with very low wages and shows how these people survive.

The Innocent Man, The Last Juror, The Summons, or any other John Grisham book. They will keep you in suspense until the very end.

The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards. About a doctor who delivers his own twins. His son his healthy but his daughter has Down's Syndrome. He tells his nurse to go put her in a home and told everyone else that she died.

Dear John by Nicholas Sparks. About 9/11 and a couple being separated by his tour of duty. Sparks' books are excellent. The Notebook is very good.

For One More Day by Mitch Albom. A story about a mother and a son asks the question--"What would you do if you could spend one more day with a lost loved one?" Five People You Meet In Heaven and Tuesdays With Morrie are also wonderful reading material by the same author.

Additional comments: 

I also agree with Rick Cohler. The books are so much better than the movies as in the Tolkien Trilogy.

I have two new grandsons and can't wait to get them started on reading. The library is a great place.