The Perfect Gift for a Book Lover – A Reading Bed Pillow


Do you have a friend who is a compulsive reader? Do they use every waking moment when they are not supposed to do anything else to read? And, the most important thing of them all, is their birthday coming up? If you answered ‘yes’ to all these three questions, then I have just the greatest idea about what you should offer them as a gift: a reading bed pillow.


A firm support for your friend’s back

Reading in bed is something that everyone does to a smaller or larger degree. If your friend loves reading so much, it is clear that they spend quite a lot of time reading in bed. While this is clearly a pleasant activity, in time, without proper support for the back and neck, severe pains can occur, and that may greatly affect the possibility to read in bed for prolonged periods of time. A reading bed pillow solves the problem by being designed to be firmer and therefore offering better support for the back, even when the person sits in the same position for prolonged periods of time.




Support for the arms

While not all the reading pillows on the market have the same design, I can tell you which one I think it is best for someone who reads a lot: a reading pillow with arm support. Not only your back and neck are becoming strained when you spend a lot of time in bed reading, but your arms and hands, which hold the book, are suffering, as well. A reading pillow with proper arm support helps a great deal and you can easily notice the difference. Your friend will surely notice it, too, so this is yet another reason why a reading bed pillow can be the perfect gift for a book lover.

For some more info about the best reading positions, you should read this article and this post.




Choosing the material

As I mentioned earlier, you will discover that there are quite a few reading pillow designs and models readily available, so choosing one should depend on a few important factors. Now I am going to cover the material used for making these pillows. The inexpensive type is made of cotton or polyester and it is quite comfortable. However, if you do not mind spending a bit more, what you can do is to pick a memory foam model. This type of pillow is more durable and offers superior comfort because it molds after your body, so that you have the best experience.