Best of Book Riot: 10 Excellent Reading Nooks

To celebrate the end of the year, we’re running some of our favorite posts from the last six months. We’ll be back with all-new stuff on January 7th. 


We recently listed a few great secret bookcase passageways, but bookish architecture isn’t limited to its Nancy-Drew-Mystery-House impression. There’s also the subject of a truly comfie-cozy reading nook. Here are 10 lush or unique or just plain nifty nooks from around the interwebs:

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Beds-as-nooks are really the best nooks, and the cool design of the window provides natural light without glare on the pages. (from Home-Designing)

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If a chair is big enough to completely engulf you, it counts as a nook. (from Delightful Children’s Books)

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Any nook that looks like it’s been carved into the side of a mountain is aces in my book…nook. (from Penelope’s Oasis)

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The squishiest of outdoor nooks. (from Mi Casa Es Su Casa)

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This nook is designed by German architect Thomas Kroger. I love how masculine and clean it is. (from Desire to Inspire)

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Wut. (from Dwell)

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Can’t go wrong with that many pillows. (from Swallowed in the Sea)

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I like that this one gives you the chance to actually hide from people. (from Box of Rain)

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For your chic little cottage. (from Southern Living)

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The nookiest nook that ever did nook. (from Desire to Inspire, photo by R. Brad Knipstein)

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