The Times asks: What’s on your summer reading list?

Kara Johnston, left, and Alex Malgieri.
Photo by Naomi Pallas

Kara Johnston, left, and Alex Malgieri.

For some, summertime is the busiest season. For others, summer is the chance to ease back. Whichever way your summer sways, we hope you have time to settle in with a good book. What’s on your summer reading list? Tell us your favorites by commenting online.

Kara Johnston, of Swansea

“‘Buddha in the Attic’ [by Julie Otsuka]and ‘Buddhism Is Not What You Think’ [by Steve Hagen].”

Alex Malgieri, of Somerset

“I’ve got my fishing magazines.”

Susan Mercier, manager of Edgartown Books

“‘Island Apart’ by Steve Raichlen, ‘In One Person’ by John Irving, one of my favorite authors of all time, and ‘Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected’ by Kelle Hampton.”

Rose Cecil, bookseller at Edgartown Books

“‘Born to Run’ by Christopher McDougall, Edith Pearlman’s short stories, ‘Binocular Vision,’ which everyone should read, and ‘How to Cook Everything’ by Mark Bittman.”

Marcia Fenn, bookseller at Edgartown Books

“Stephen King’s ’11/22/63′ is awesome. I’m currently reading ‘Cronkite’ by David Brinkley and ‘Girls in White Dresses’ by Jennifer Close.”

Blaise Danio, camp counselor at Sense of Wonder Creations

“‘One Hundred Years’ of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and tons of cookbooks.”

Anne Jensen, of Fort Worth, TX

“‘Huck Finn’ [by Mark Twain].”

Jordan Smith, of Fort Worth, TX

“‘Breaking Night’ by Liz Murray.”