The only thing better than getting lost in a book is having your own cozy space devoted to literary escapes. We’ve looked high and low for the best reading nooks for budding bookworms and come up with a doozy of a list—from a backyard fort to a secret Harry Potter hideaway. Flip through the album below for inspirational ways to turn any corner (or unused closet!) into the reading nook you’ve always needed.

Canopy Escape

Top off your reading time with the help of a tip-top DIY canopy. Small + Friendly made it happen with only a few spare sheer curtains and an embroidery hoop. The result? A reading throne fit for a king.

photo: Small + Friendly

How would you style your reading nook? Share your tips in the Comments below! 

— Abigail Matsumoto