What do you think is the most peaceful setting to read a book?

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (10 posts)
  1. chuckandus6 profile image79
    chuckandus6posted 3 years ago

    What do you think is the most peaceful setting to read a book?

    Mine would be next to water,river ocean lake stream something magical about reading there.


  2. M. T. Dremer profile image94
    M. T. Dremerposted 3 years ago

    Next to an open window while it is raining. I used to read in a screened-in porch, which became my favorite spot. But being next to a window so you can feel the breeze and hear the changes in weather is, in my opinion, the most serene setting.

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image80
      LoisRyan13903posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That is my favorite place to next to a window and listening to rain

  3. Amanda108 profile image92
    Amanda108posted 3 years ago

    Somewhere that surrounds me with a feeling that can only be described as "cozy." Such as curled up in a squishy armchair by a fireplace during winter. Propped in bed while thunder rumbles outside and I'm safe and warm and dry in my home. Quiet is a key component, but I enjoy the sounds of other people reading - pages turning, newspapers wrinkling, the plastic library coverings crackling - so tucked away in a corner of my local library is nice as well.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image79
      chuckandus6posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      love description i love the smell of old books and the feel of the tattered pages,so i agree with the library

  4. connorj profile image81
    connorjposted 3 years ago


    Well for me I would prefer to sit and read in a rather comfortable chair on a relatively peaceful patio covered in a canopy of "bougainvillea" with my Belgian Mally and shepherd by my side during a cool eve or morn. Although I love my better-half profoundly, I would quickly become distracted by her company; thus, if I was alone with our beasts I think my reading time would be optimal.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image79
      chuckandus6posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      its funny i agree that i become devulged more in a book if noone is around

  5. LoisRyan13903 profile image80
    LoisRyan13903posted 3 years ago

    I too like the sound of water and one of my top choices is reading on a beach.  However i is about a four drive to one.  I have a chair that sits next to a window in my house and love to sit in it and listen to the rain.  I have several water fountains-the small tabletop ones and have them going.  The sound of water is very relaxing.  Then I like to read in bed.  I work night shift and like to turn on my kindle and read a chapter or two of an e-book before I go to bed.  Sometimes I go in my attic or on my porch to red.  The porch is built in and the attic is finished, I have a beanbag chair up there.  Of course when I am at the gym or in my attic workout room-I like to read while walking on the treadmill or riding the exercise bike.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image79
      chuckandus6posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      that does sound relaxing, i cannot read on device though has to be a real book for me

    2. LoisRyan13903 profile image80
      LoisRyan13903posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I do both, but prefer the real thing as well because reading on a device sometimes put too much strain on my eye.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)