12 Lazy Summer Reading Nooks To Lounge In
A good book essential for summer, but finding a comfortable (and stylish!) chair that you can sink into for hours is equally as important. You need a space where you can relax, get comfortable and be unbothered by the demands of the world outside of your novel. Here are some worthy contenders from the H&H archives to inspire your reading nook this summer.
Weathered wooden Muskoka chairs are perfect for escaping the city’s hustle bustle and enjoying the calm view of the lake in between chapters.
A wicker porch swing topped with plenty of pillows is just begging you to curl up with a juicy romance novel and glass of vino.
A breezy hammock in blue ticking stripes invites lazy summer afternoons spent doing some light reading — like flipping through the latest issue of House & Home!
Two teak lounge chairs and a candle-filled lantern set a romantic mood for a steamy page-turner. Looming indigenous grass allows for some privacy.
A white wicker loveseat that looks out onto the lake sets the scene for a great read. Patterned poufs leave room for other enthusiastic readers.
In this charming Barbados home, a pink and white macramé hammock hovers on the master bedroom balcony, giving the indoor bed some tough competition for an afternoon nap.
This bright and airy patio is partially covered, making it a great reading and living space even on those dreary rainy days.
Hanging in a lush forest, this hammock offers a secluded spot to pour over a captivating tome. The bright yellow, black and white fabric brightens up a dark corner in the woods.
How cozy is this? A wicker egg chair and plush faux fur blanket is the perfect size for you and your paperback, so no one can interrupt your “me” time.
Any one of these poolside lounge chairs that would more than suffice as a summer reading spot. When the summer heat — or your spicy read — gets too hot to handle, you can simply take a dip in the pool.
An expansive deck is the perfect spot to hold summer book club meetings. Cozy throws will keep you warm on chilly summer nights when you can’t seem to put your book down.
Taking cues from a sultry South Beach resort, this luxurious backyard — complete with white-hot cabanas — looks like the ultimate spot to unwind with a beach read.