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If you want to relax and immerse yourself in a good book, start by settling into your fave reclining armchair.


If you want to relax and immerse yourself in a good book, start by settling into your fave reclining armchair. There are countless timeless reads and modern classics that you can enjoy in a recliner. Looking for inspiration? We’ve shared several popular books below…

1. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman – written by the much-loved TV presenter, this is a light-hearted murder mystery set in a retirement village in Kent. You’ll soon be engrossed by Osman’s clever and witty storytelling of four friends in their eighties, who meet up each week to investigate unsolved murders.

2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – this renowned, evocative best-selling murder mystery has been described as hauntingly beautiful. A coming-of-age story with themes of survival and nature, it’s a powerful read that will grip you and leave you feeling mesmerised. And the twist at the end will really surprise you…


3. Heartstone by C J Sansom – if you’re a fan of historical fiction then Sansom is your man! The legendary Shardlake detective novels start in Tudor England, and although the plots are fictitious, the story is set against a background of real-life events at the time. In this novel, it’s 1545 and Henry VIII’s invasion of France has failed badly.


4. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson – this international best-seller, Scandi noir classic is part of a trilogy that’s captivated the world. A complex novel, it is a murder mystery and a love story, entwined with a family saga and corruption. You’ll soon become absorbed, and you’ll find it very hard to put your book down!


5. The Seven Sisters series by Lucinda Riley – embark on several journeys of love and loss that will take you across the globe. The mysterious Pa Salt, an eccentric billionaire, passes away and leaves important information for his seven adopted daughters. Each daughter is named after a star in The Pleiades (Seven Sisters).

6. The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger – if you enjoy mind-bending science fiction books about time travel and romance, then this rollercoaster ride of a love story will not disappoint! It’s an emotional, heart-breaking tale about a couple forced to live apart due to a genetic condition that causes one person to time travel.

Of course, these are all trending modern classics, including Sunday Times Best Sellers. But it’s always worth revisiting historical authors too, such as Austen, Bronte, Dickens, Hemingway, Orwell and so on. There are thousands of authors to choose from and countless stories out there waiting to be read. Simply pick your genre and google.

If you want to be able to relax and enjoy the latest number one novel, then you need to choose the right type of reclining armchair. Comfort is so important when you’re trying to read. Whether you’re a Kindle fan or a paperback fanatic, if you enjoy reading, you could be spending a lot of time seated in your armchair. Just remember to choose a style and cover material that suits your living room décor and blends in with other furniture items.

Compare the benefits of different chair models, such as Push Recliners with Latch Recliners and Power Recliners with Massage Recliners. Rise Recliners are a good option for older people or anyone with mobility issues. There are also models that rock and swivel too.

And don’t forget, your choice of novel is the key to making the most of your quality time. And let’s face it, most of us struggle to find enough ‘me time’ these days! So, make sure you choose wisely when it comes to both your reading material and your reclining armchair.

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