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GOT GOTTESMAN: Our Summer Book Club List

In hopes that our summer Gottesman Book Club List helps grow your own “to be read” lists, we’ve polled a few of our Gottesman Residential agents to share their favorite books. From fiction to nonfiction, see their picks below.


by Matthew McConaughey

I really liked reading Matthew McConaughey’s book Greenlights. It was entertaining, surprising, and impressive to learn all that he has done up to this point in his life. I had no idea!

Anne Giles, Broker Associate

The Happiest Man on Earth

by Eddie Jaku

I am looking forward to reading The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor this summer. This uplifting memoir features hardships and finding the light in the vast darkness.

Jessica Stathos, REALTOR®

The Guest List

by Lucy Foley

The Guest List by Lucy Foley. It’s an easy read set off the coast of Ireland focusing on a celebrity wedding with a thrilling twist that keeps you on your toes.

Lauren Romano, REALTOR®

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

One of my favorite books I’ve read lately is Where the Crawdads Sing. It is a beautifully written novel blending mystery, romance, and nature. It’s the perfect summer read!

Lauren Elizabeth Springer, REALTOR®

Veranda and Southern Living

I love reading my Veranda and Southern Living magazines cover to cover. It’s my go-to in my free time, especially while lounging poolside or on the beach!

Megan Gattis, REALTOR®

Me and Sister Bobbie

by Bobbie Nelson, David Ritz, and Willie Nelson

I’m looking forward to reading Willie and Bobbie Nelson’s book, Me and Sister Bobbie! This sweet book is about sibling love, family hardship, music, and life on the road.

Blake Sayers, REALTOR®

That Summer

by Jennifer Weiner

I’m looking forward to reading Jennifer Weiner’s newly released book, That Summer. It’s a story about surviving our pasts, confronting our futures, and sustaining bonds of friendship.

Tammy Koen, Broker Associate

Elizabeth the Queen

by Sally Bedell Smith

I loved this book. It gave me a deep appreciation for Queen Elizabeth, her sacrifice for the monarchy, and her sense of duty. She was brilliant, very grounded, and calm in the face of many crises. Someone to look up to!

Leah Petri, REALTOR®

The Choice: Embrace the Possible

by Edith Eger

The Choice: Embrace the Possible was amazing! It’s one of the most inspiring books I’ve ever had the pleasure and the experience of reading.

Jocelyn Johnson, REALTOR®