Everyone loves to cuddle up with a good book at the end of the day, it’s a great way to relax. These are some of our favourite bedtime books to cuddle up with:
1. You’re the one that I don’t want
Lucy and Nate meet in Venice, fall madly in love, and kiss under the Bridge of Sighs at sunset where legend says any couples that do that are destined to be together forever. Ten years later the pair have lost contact, but when Lucy moves to New York the pair keep bumping in to one another. But what if Nate isn’t The One? How is she going to get rid of him? Because forever could be a very long time… This book is really easy to read, with a slightly more realistic approach to “the one”.
A story set in Victorian England. Louisa Cosgrove finds herself locked away in Wildthorn Hall an insane asylum that takes away her liberty and her real name. She needs to work out how she got put there and how to escape her new prison. A great book with some great plot twist that keeps you interested all the way through
The first book in a larger series taking old fairy tales in a new direction. Set way in the future cyborg Cinderella spends her days making money to support her step-families lavish lifestyle. The entire series is unlike anything I’ve read, it really made for a fun story and the whole collection creates an elaborate universe to get stuck into.
4. Love, Rosie/ Where Rainbows End
Before the successful film was released, Love, Rosie was a book. The plots are very similar but the book allows for more exposition and spans a longer timeline. A cute story about two people that just keep missing each other, filled with heartbreak, laughter, and happy endings.
5. Personally, I blame my fairy godmother
Jessie Woods has the perfect life, a great job, a great man, and an amazing pink house. It is the complete fairy tale ending, but in the blink of an eye everything goes down the drain and she has to live with her step-family to try and put her life back together. A quirky reversal of the rags to riches story that is great to read just before bed.
6. The little book of Hygge
Bedtime books that help you live your life a little bit happier, it gives insight into how to achieve true happiness. It is a stress reliever that can give you some tips on how to be happier in life.
7. The summer without men
Mia’s husband decides after 30 years of marriage that he wants to take a break to explore an affair with a younger woman. After a brief breakdown she decides to take herself away for the summer to spend time with her mum, her neighbour, and teach a poetry class. This is a very inspiring book following the age-old war of the battle of the sexes.
8. Dear Amy
A thrilling story following an agony aunt getting letters from a girl that went missing 20 years before. Another local girl has also gone missing in a very familiar way. Can Margot solve the girl’s disappearance before it’s too late, or has she just put herself in danger? Absolutely haunting Helen Callaghan keeps you guessing all the way through.