Bookish and Gothamist wanted to see where you’re reading this summer, and your great entries didn't fail to inspire us! What were the best original photos of favorite reading spots you shared? Check out the grand prize winner and four runners up below! All 5 winners will receive a copy of "Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel."


The grand prize winner receives a collection of books from Bookish’s New York City-themed summer reading Essentials list and an advance reader's copy of "Inside the Dream Palace", a new book by Sherill Tippins about the history of the Chelsea Hotel. The four runners up will also receive an advance reader copy of "Inside the Dream Palace".

Even if you didn't win this time around, make sure to visit Bookish and build your reading list—and check back on Gothamist for lots of great contests and giveaways!