Books We Love

In between showings and open houses, closings and negotiations, our team somehow manages to still wind down with a good book (or two or three). Here are some of our favorite recommendations, and we're always adding more…

"Born a Crime," Trevor Noah

"Born a Crime," Trevor Noah

"The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed."

"Becoming," Michelle Obama

"Becoming," Michelle Obama

"In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her."

"Where the Crawdads Sing," Delia Owens

"Where the Crawdads Sing," Delia Owens

"At once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder."

"One More Hug," Megan Alexander

"One More Hug," Megan Alexander

"A heartwarming picture book that shows us there's always time for one more hug as a young boy starts his day and his journey through life."

"Educated," Tara Westover

"Educated," Tara Westover

"An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University."

"Little Fires Everywhere," Celeste Ng

"Little Fires Everywhere," Celeste Ng

"A riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives."

"Renegades Write the Rules," Amy Jo Martin

"Renegades Write the Rules," Amy Jo Martin

"Author Amy Jo Martin is the founder of Digital Royalty and the woman who pioneered how professional sports integrate social media. She shows how to build a faithful following and beat the competition clamoring for people's attention by continually delivering value."

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