Curl up with a new book or an old favorite in these comfortable chairs, for wherever you read.

Reading nook with Joybird teal chair


Any book lover knows that a great reading experience is about much more than just the plot. It’s that perfect combination of a really good book and an equally comfortable reading position that you never want to leave—that might include an oversized chair that fits you just right, or a cup of hot cocoa that’s within reach as you snuggle deeper into a well-lit reading nook complete with plush pillows.

We can’t help you with the perfect cup of hot cocoa (well, we can try), but we can certainly help you find that perfect reading-nook chair.

We’ve gathered the best recliners, bucket-style seats, armchairs, even a hanging perch for every type of reading nook you have in mind. Try different colors to suit your mood, different fabrics for comfort during hours-long reading marathons, and different styles to update a space. The rest is up to your imagination—consider this an oasis for your inner bookworm.

“The key to making any nook feel like your own is to add a few decor pieces,” says Helen Schultheis, Apt2B’s brand content manager. “Start with a textured rug, layer in fluffy pillows, place your favorite books within reach, and don’t forget a plant or two!”

So, organize your bookshelves, put together an ultimate houseplant collection to create cozy environs, get the perfect pillow support, and pick the ideal reading chair below for the nook of your dreams.

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