Just because your space is super small doesn’t mean you can’t carve out a cozy little nook for yourself that you can curl up and read a good book in. Whether it’s under the stairs, in an attic, or built within a window, there are plenty of options to give you that comfy space you’re looking for. Sit back and gaze at five of our favorites…

Built within the Mapledene Road house, designed by Platform 5 Architects, a glass box juts out from the structure creating a dreamy, sun-filled window seat for you to get your read on.

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Photos by Paul Dyer

From San Francisco-based Siol, this hidden, plush rug-covered reading nook waits behind a door with a molded plywood platform that’s similar to the curve of a skateboard ramp.

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Photo by David Engelhardt

Remember this tiny reading nook tucked away in a 240-square foot, New York City apartment? Tim Seggerman made the most of every nook and cranny he could find in the Upper West Side studio.

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Architect David Hotson turned this vaulted top floor space into a modern bedroom where one side has an alcove bed situated under a wedged space that extends up to the attic. Perfect for reading your favorite book.

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Photo by Åke E:son Lindman

This New York City loft, designed by Martin Raffone LLC Interior Design, has a long and narrow profile, but with clever design tricks, it’s full of areas to kick back and relax. Check out this reading corner in the bedroom that’s situated on a raised landing that leads to the bathroom.