Dreamy Reading Nooks

See more of this cozy Montana retreat here. Photo by Audrey Hall.

What’s summer without a good book and a cozy place to curl up and daydream? The pages of Mountain Living offer plenty of ideas for transforming a corner of your mountain hideaway into a perfect reading nook. 

Wouldn’t you find it difficult to read with this view of a Telluride hillside just outside? See more here. Photo by Thomas McConnell.

Need a new page-turner? Browse the bookshelves in one of these great little mountain-town bookshops. From Thermopolis, Wyoming, and Springdale, Utah, to Deer Lodge, Montana, and Ouray, Colorado, there’s an independent bookseller just waiting to suggest a great summer read.   

It would be easy to spend all day lounging in this turned-wood chair. See the whole house here. Photo by Emily Minton Redfield.

To learn more about these relaxing summer reading spots, and to find captivating new ideas for your high-country home, click here.

We love this library’s shearling-and-oak chair and antler stool. Tour the rest of the house here. Photo by Audrey Hall.