Books to Cuddle Up With

You’ve recently been through a nasty breakup, are feeling sick and sniffly, or are just looking for some cuddles from a non-human source.

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We’ve got your back. Or your belly. It depends on whether you prefer being the big spoon or the little spoon, really. Point is, we’ve put together a beautiful list of books that are perfect to fall asleep with and hold. However the sweet friendships and romances in these books turn out, just remember: when you’re a reader, you never have to go to sleep alone.

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About Ilana Masad

Ilana Masad

ILANA MASAD is an Israeli-American writer living in New York. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Printer’s Row, The Toast, The Butter, The Rumpus, Hypertext Magazine, and more. She is the founder of, a podcast for new, emerging, and struggling writers. She is (way too) active on Twitter @ilanaslightly.