Let’s face it, some trips the loo takes longer than others. Chances are, you don’t want to use the time to meditate. You also probably don’t want to stare at a blank wall. This is why a collection of great bathroom reading material is essential. 

The following are a few of our favorites:

Toilet Paper Origami by Linda Wright

Some might tell you the only thing you should do with toilet paper is wipe. Linda Wright will show you otherwise. Her book, Toilet Paper Origami, gives you step-by-step instructions to make 30 different origami figures out of toilet paper. Who knew a trip to the loo could spark your creativity?

The Expert’s Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do by Samantha Ettus

Whether it’s changing a tire, applying a lipstick or house training a puppy, there are certain skills that will always hold you in good stead. Samantha Ettus has rounded up 100 of the most essential into bite-sized guides that you can enjoy as quickly or as slowly as you would like.

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

This fabulous novel explores the lives of two people emigrating from an unknown country. It has a bit of fantasy. The characters face difficult and yet happy times. And, the tale sucks you in so you might just extend your trip to the bathroom until the book is finished!

My Name is Ye by Molly Ye

This isn’t a book. Nor is it a printed work. In fact, you’ll probably need your e-reader for this one. But Molly Ye’s blog is witty. It’s loaded with beautiful pictures of food. And, it leaves you feeling so full of life you might think about taking up ice scatting, moving to a farm or booking a one-way-trip to Paris to eat all the Croissant.

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