Bed & Binging - Top 5 Fiction Books to Read in Bed
The world of books is an amazing one. It's wonderful how you can lay down on the softest bedding every night and say goodbye to all the life stress so easily by just opening up a book.
You escape reality and automatically transform yourself to a whole another world, with different characters and different situations. Not only this, reading can also completely turn your mood around and is the perfect activity to indulge in right before sleeping.
While we can go on and on about the positive effects of reading before sleep, we thought instead, we’d recommend you the perfect books (or worlds) that you can read up before sleeping.
Harry Potter Series – JK Rowling
Put on your bed sheets, lay down in bed and get ready for the journey of a lifetime! If you’re an OG fan like us, then you’ll know the feeling of following Harry around as he explores the dark secrets of Hogwarts and fights the evilest of villains alongside his friends and YOU. Every time we read this series, it’s always like the very first time! If you haven’t read this yet - here is your que to start. Experience adventure, fantasy, friendship, love and so much more. Once you start reading The Sorcerers Stone, you won’t be able to stop until you’ve read all the way up till the Deathly Hallows – we promise!
The Whisper Man – Alex North
If you’re a fan of thrillers – this one is for you! Bear in mind that we’d suggest you keep all types of soft blankets nearby! Why? It's because you’re bound to get chills as you read up this intriguing narrative, so the more snuggled up you are, the better! It follows the story of a young man and his relationship with his son after the death of his wife. In the backdrop is a sinister story of young boys disappearing and the re-emergence of an old serial kidnapper. How the two seemingly different tales get connected is truly captivating to experience. It’s a short read and you won’t be bored for even a minute, while remaining on the edge of your bed throughout.
It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
Who doesn’t like a cliched and fun romcom, especially while cuddled up in the comfort of super soft bed sheets, right? That’s one thing we’re always in the mood for, especially when it combines the themes of romance and coming-of-age. Following the story of a rich city girl Piper as she gets cut off from her step father and is banished to a small port-town in hopes that she finds her path there. Its amusing, lighthearted and very entertaining as Piper navigates living in a small town as compared to her life in the city! Get rid of all your life tensions and banish yourself to this small town too and enjoy the quest of Piper as she finds her true roots, falls in love and discovers her career path!
The Midnight Library – Matt Haig
Have you ever lay down in bed, covered your face with a duvet cover, and just regret so many decisions you’ve made and want to turn back and do things differently? Then you should read this book as soon as you can! It tells the story of a Midnight Library – an intermediary stage between life and death. Nora finds herself in this library filled with thousands of books, and each book contains a life she would’ve lived if she had made different choices. If you feel that life is unfulfilled, snuggle up under a soft comforter and read this book for motivational life lessons that conclude that you are where you are for a reason.
To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee
While we’re at it, we thought why not take a detour and head down the classics route. If you haven’t read this one, then you’re greatly missing out on this classic fiction, which makes it a must-read as you lay on the softest bedding! A popular read of American Literature, the hard themes of racial inequality, prejudice and the importance of family are bound to make you think deeply about the state of our society long after you have completed the read. The lessons taught by Atticus Finch are appropriately fitted beyond the pages of the novel and are applicable to our real world too.