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Cosy Reads

Cosy Reads

by Francesca Stainer

Author- Francessca Stainer

With Christmas well and truly upon us, why not relax with a hot drink and indulge in these cosy reads.  This month, we’re learning how to relax, discovering Hygge and understanding our dogs better.  December’s books are also all available to buy from our Christmas shop.

How To Relax


by Thich Nhat Hanh

Another essential read from the zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh, exploring the art of meditation and mindfulness, including tips on how to alter your lifestyle and mind-set for the better. With only 120 pages this guide is an easily digestible handy read that would make a fantastic present for those pre-empting some lifestyle changing new year’s resolutions, or an easy how-to to pick up on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Publisher: Rider



by Louisa Thomsen Brits

The Danish Hygge concept is in the spotlight at the moment, so what better way to immerse yourself in the Hygge state of mind than reading this book whilst snuggled up by the fire.  You’ll be made to think about where you feel most at ease and what you do to unwind, giving you tips on how to nurture that feeling and embrace it, whether it’s lighting a fire, spending time with friends or maximising on your alone time. It includes beautiful imagery that makes you want to indulge in all things Hyggelit and is the perfect gift for a cosy companion.

Publisher: Ebury Press, Penguin Random House UK

The Book of Hygge


The Goodness of Dogs


by India Knight

Calling all dog lovers, this one is for you! India’s book guides us through the essential steps to finding and taking care of our dogs, covering everything from diet to wellbeing. If you know of anyone who has always longed for a dog or even if you already own one, this is an informative, easy to read and entertaining guide for every stage of getting to know man’s best friend. Even if a dog isn’t just for Christmas, this book certainly is.

Publisher: Fig Tree

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