There can be nothing more relaxing, then spending night with your favorite book. If you love reading as much as we do, then you will need a high-quality reading lamp. However, when it comes to choosing the right one, this can be a challenging process. Among many manufacturers, you need to find a lamp that will not strain your eye and provide you comfort while reading. In this case, we would suggest you try wall mounted lamps. They scatter the light making it suitable for reading.


With the presence of many wall-mounted reading lamps available in the market, selecting the best one can be a daunting task. However, you should dedicate your time and find the best light according to your needs. This is way, we have compiled a list of excellent reading lamps which should be able to satisfy your requirements.

Cambridge 13″ Swing Arm Wall Lamp

Key features:

  • UL listed, the lamp used a medium base bulb, it can be LED, CFL, of classic 3-way bulb up to 150W
  • The size: 13″(H) x 13″(W) x 25″ext, Shade: 8″(H) x 7″(W), Base: 6″(H) x 4.25″(W) x .75″(L)
  • Adjustable modern wall mounted lamp made of metal with a black finish
  • It offers you a calm reading light, and it can be used by your bedside, couch, or chair

The excellent thing about this lamp is its design. You can either hardwire it or plug it in. When it comes to installation, it can give you a bit of pain, especially if you aren’t skilled with this type of work. The light fixture has great quality and looks fantastic. The cleaning is quite easy, and you only have to dust it a couple of times. The Cambridge 13″ Swing Arm Wall Lamp is also affordable, and it’s priced from $46.99.

Kenroy Home 30110BLKP Simplicity Wall Swing Arm Lamp, Matte Black

Key features:

  • It can take 1-150W bulb, not included
  • It features decorative cord cover
  • Dimensions: 13″H x 13″W x 26″ ext.
  • This manufacturer provides free shipping on all lighting accessory

This lamp offers excellent quality for that price. The installation process is straightforward, and even armatures can get it on the wall. The only drawback we found with this lamp is that it’s challenging to turn off after you get in bed. The switch is just too far away. We would recommend you to get a 60W light bulb for the reading because it gives off the right amount of light.

 ECVISION 3W Aluminum LED Light Spotlight Wall Lamp Reading Light Soft Light

Key features:

  • 3W LED light
  • Silver appearance, looks elegant and stylish
  • Suitable for bedroom, study, and desk
  • Provides soft light which is harmless to eyes

If you are looking for a simple lamp to mount on the wall, then this lamp is a perfect choice. It gives off plenty of light to comfortably read in the dark. Keep in mind that light is slightly white than soft yellow, but some people seem to love that. It will take you about ten minutes to mount the entire unit. For the price of $19, this lamp is an excellent value.

Contemporary Wall Lamp Sconce with Free Bulbs

Key features:

  • The adjustable head makes it easy to manipulate the light
  • Shade is made of textile which offers diffused and decorative light
  • The unit comes equipped with two light bulbs and a pull switch
  • You can place this lamp anywhere you want in your bedroom; some people even use it for the closet. It provides plenty of light and offers a warm glow.