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35 Of The Best Coloring Books You Can Get On Amazon

Outside the Lines, Animorphia, Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book, and other books that are sure to ~draw~ your attention.

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1. A relaxing coloring book that will let you de-fucking-stress in the most profane way possible.

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Promising review: "I don't have enough words in my vocabulary to describe how awesome the drawings are in this book. Sometimes I want something intricate to focus on while the world around me is being annoying. Sometimes I want something quick and easy. And some days I just want to color in pictures with silly words. This book allows me to do all of the above." —MissyBissy

Price: $4.72

2. A colorable look at Harry Potter for anyone who wished Harry's hair was purple and Hedwig was green.

Promising review: "My son loves it and ultimately, that's what matters most. The pictures are great and well-detailed. He colors with colored pencils, so there's no bleed-through, obviously, but the pages are thick. I think markers would do equally well." —Barb WebbPrice: $10.94
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Promising review: "My son loves it and ultimately, that's what matters most. The pictures are great and well-detailed. He colors with colored pencils, so there's no bleed-through, obviously, but the pages are thick. I think markers would do equally well." —Barb Webb

Price: $10.94

3. A sloth-centric book cute enough to make you cry tears of joy, Kristen Bell-style.

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Promising review: "Came across this gem! Pictures are all awesome, they tear out easily, and look beautiful no matter what media you're using to color with! Am ordering one more ASAP!" —B1u3sky

Price: $6.99

4. An activity book best filled in between swigs of your booziest home cocktail.

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Promising review: "This is a fun, entertaining activity book. My friends and I are in our mid-twenties and enjoy pulling this out every now and again. It even comes with a pull-out set of beer goggles! The quality is nice and the pages are thick, overall great purchase." —CupcakeAlice

Price: $8.65

5. A complex series of ocean scenes to tackle when you're looking to dive into some deeper coloring experiences.

This is no beginner's coloring book: It's printed on thick, ivory paper that lets you color with pens without worrying about it bleeding through. The designs are intricate and beautiful. At the back, there's a long page that unfolds centerfold-style.Promising review: "Johanna Basford is the designer who started my hobby of adult coloring books with her genre-defining book, Secret Garden and her equally fantastic follow-up Enchanted Forest. With her newest book, she builds upon the stunningly beautiful and extremely intricate designs that I have come to expect from her. The subject of the coloring book is the ocean. There are so many designs, including: sailing ships, mermaids, fish, sea mammals, jellyfish, and shipwrecks. Each page is a wonderful experience in coloring. There seems to be about 80 designs to color, which is less than in both of her earlier books. The book is also a hunt for hidden items and there is a key for what you are looking for as well as where they can be found. There is a picture of an octopus that reminds me way too much of Homer Simpson. I may have to color its head yellow with white and blue tentacles." —iiiireaderPrice: $11.06
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This is no beginner's coloring book: It's printed on thick, ivory paper that lets you color with pens without worrying about it bleeding through. The designs are intricate and beautiful. At the back, there's a long page that unfolds centerfold-style.

Promising review: "Johanna Basford is the designer who started my hobby of adult coloring books with her genre-defining book, Secret Garden and her equally fantastic follow-up Enchanted Forest. With her newest book, she builds upon the stunningly beautiful and extremely intricate designs that I have come to expect from her. The subject of the coloring book is the ocean. There are so many designs, including: sailing ships, mermaids, fish, sea mammals, jellyfish, and shipwrecks. Each page is a wonderful experience in coloring. There seems to be about 80 designs to color, which is less than in both of her earlier books. The book is also a hunt for hidden items and there is a key for what you are looking for as well as where they can be found. There is a picture of an octopus that reminds me way too much of Homer Simpson. I may have to color its head yellow with white and blue tentacles." —iiiireader

Price: $11.06

6. An official Bob's Burgers coloring book to fill in while making up loud and dramatic songs about it.

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The world is ready for your rendition of 'I Love Coloring So Much (It's Scary).'

Promising review: "This was a great purchase for our teen daughter who loves Bob's Burgers. She actually loves this and has spent a lot of time coloring in it, which is great because most kids these days are glued to their phone or laptops. Coloring is a great stress reliever as well and you have to use your imagination to choose colors and how you want your page to look. The pictures were great and there are a lot of choices." —Shelyn

Price: $11.52

7. A very mature book filled with flatulent animals so you can also let off a little steam.

Promising review: "This coloring book really brings me to my roots. I can truly be myself as I color because I know that I'm not the only one who farts. It truly does release me from the daily stresses of work. Highly recommend!!!" —Hammy the HamsterPrice: $5.99 (also available in unicorns)
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Promising review: "This coloring book really brings me to my roots. I can truly be myself as I color because I know that I'm not the only one who farts. It truly does release me from the daily stresses of work. Highly recommend!!!" —Hammy the Hamster

Price: $5.99 (also available in unicorns)

8. A book filled with coloring pages and prints of paintings by Thomas Kinkade so you can compare your work against the ~Painter of Light~.

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Promising review: "Great book. My daughter and I love it. We love that you have a reference on the page before if you want. Best adult coring book so far because it isn't filled with filler content or small, boring designs. These are amazing." —Farmer

Price: $10.38

9. A Nic Cage-centric coloring book you'll soon realize is a national treasure.

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Promising review: "Is there anything to complain about? Absolutely not other than wishing there was more. Amazing illustrations, beautiful art, AND Cage themed. Boyfriend loved it as a Valentine's Day goodie. Would make a perfect white elephant gift. Nothing says I love you more than Nicolas Cage." —Salsa Shark

Price: $10.69

10. A nostalgic Nicktoons coloring book to enjoy on Saturday morning with a bowl of cereal.

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Promising review: "This coloring book is so much fun. It's a blast from the past for '90s babies. The coloring pages are very clear quality and the paper is pretty thick. It does bleed through a little depending on what you're coloring with. Other than that, I recommend. It has shows like AHHH Monsters, The Wild Thornberries, Rocket Power, Rugrats, Ren and Stimpy, and Rocko's Modern Life. Get this and you won't be sorry!" —Brianna Catherine

Price: $11.98

11. A coloring book filled with the simple designs of Alexander Girard. Each page is one-sided, so you can remove them and proudly display your coloring prowess.

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Promising review: "Who doesn't love adult coloring books? When I saw this Alexander Girard coloring book I knew I had to purchase it. I find this a perfect relaxing activity to do on the plane or in the airport. Since I hate flying, this is perfect. I can easily pack in it my bag with a set of colored pencils and off I go." —Swimbri

Price: $9.93

12. Doodlers Anonymous Epic Coloring Book — a collection of quirky illustrations that will charm people of all ages.

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Promising review: "My husband and I saw a display of adult coloring books at our local bookshop this weekend. We thought to buy a couple and color the night away after the kids were in bed, but nothing the shop was displaying really interested us. We thought we would get tired of drawing only mandalas or birds or cityscapes. I searched Amazon for something different and came across this coloring book. This is exactly what we were looking for. A coloring book with art from many artists with many different themes. We've been coloring in it for the past couple of nights and having so much fun connecting and talking while coloring. Add a glass of wine to make the best stay-at-home date night." —Rach

Price: $13.21

13. An interesting spin on a traditional coloring book that has you use stickers instead of colored pencils to bring subjects to life.

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Similar to paint by number projects, you place stickers in their corresponding places. There are 12 figures to "color" in total.

Promising review: "This is a fun activity if you need to find a way to detach from the world. This book comes with 12 pictures for you to complete. The stickers are towards the back of the book. This was a fun activity to do. The first few pictures take about an hour to complete. I have found that it’s easiest to start from the top of the picture and work your way down. I also recommend using a pair of tweezers to make sure all of your pieces line up. Overall, this is a fun activity and I can’t wait to do another one!" —Mrs. L

Price: $8.57

14. Animorphia — a hard-mode coloring book for people looking to color with a fine-tipped pen.

Promising review: "Cannot say enough great things about this book!! The designs are absolutely amazing!! Soooo much detail, with hidden little creatures and things. The paper quality is pretty good. I use Staedtler and Stabilo, and I have not noticed any leaks, or damage done to other images on opposite pages. This book will definitely keep you busy for hours coloring in all the details that are entangled in all the animals manes, very cool book. Most definitely worth buying." —Zombie KittePrice: $11.93
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Promising review: "Cannot say enough great things about this book!! The designs are absolutely amazing!! Soooo much detail, with hidden little creatures and things. The paper quality is pretty good. I use Staedtler and Stabilo, and I have not noticed any leaks, or damage done to other images on opposite pages. This book will definitely keep you busy for hours coloring in all the details that are entangled in all the animals manes, very cool book. Most definitely worth buying." —Zombie Kitte

Price: $11.93

15. A pregnancy activity book that will be the most fun you can have... until you're allowed to drink again.

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Promising review: "I bought a few of these books to give to pregnant friends. After flipping through the pages, I was ACTUALLY laughing out loud AND wanting to be pregnant again (I'm not even kidding). Forget What to Expect When You're Expecting, this is the most useful and hilarious pregnancy book I've read. Plus it's an easy and cheap go-to for pregnant friends. If there is a human growing inside your body, you need this in your life." —Alisa Gillilan

Price: $10.87

16. Splendid Cities: a trip through various cities (some real and some not) that can you can take with your colored pencils instead of a plane.

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Promising review: "This fun imaginative coloring book is filled with 42 whimsical illustrations of both real and imaginary cities from around the globe, under the sea, and high in the clouds. With every illustration covering two pages this is a wonderful book to spend quality time actually coloring the same picture with your children. My grandchildren love two page illustrations that two of them can color together or color with me." —Jackie Cooper

Price: $9.89

17. A silly coloring book dedicated to something cat owners see a lot: cat butts.

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Promising review: "My friend loves cats and silly things. This was a perfect silly gift for her. When she opened this she got a good laugh looking at all the pictures to color. Great for anyone who loves cats and has a great sense of humor. You can even color and cut out some of the pictures to mail to friends who also like cats and laughing." —Samantha

Price: $5.68

18. A book of whimsical, simple illustrations that offer plenty of room to be colored in, whether it be solid colors, patterns, or gradients.

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Promising review: "I have a growing collection of grown up coloring books and this is one of my favorites. I enjoy that the pictures are not overly detailed so I can get lost in the act of coloring and not thinking too much about staying in the lines. The paper is also nice and thick, so much so that my favorite markers (Stabilo 68s) do not bleed through, plus the pages are perforated for easy removal from the book. I would highly recommend this book!" —Heather

Price: $5.77

19. Outside the Lines — a mish-mash of illustrations from over 100 different artists with unique styles.

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Promising review: "I'm a 16-year-old with a very artistic and creative mind and I went searching for a coloring book to not only color, but to provide me with inspiration for my own artwork. The cover for this book is what grabbed my attention. It looks like EXACTLY what I like to doodle and observe. When I got the book, I excitedly opened it up and soaked in all the beautiful artwork. Some of the art in this book is too good to color so I tore it out and hung it on my wall. The book is perfect for coloring and really lets you add your own touch to other artist's work." —Braxton Simpson

Price: $15.27

20. A Buffy the Vampire coloring book that'll slay all your stress from staking out that graveyard for potential vampires.

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Promising review: "The designs are great fun and have a good amount of detail. It is fairly obvious that the artwork was done by a team of illustrators as there is a great different in feel and style between designs. What is really interesting is that the back of the book tells you abut each illustrator and gives them credit for each page that they provided." —iiiireader

Price: $10.19

21. Unicorns Are Jerks — a coloring book that subverts your expectations about the sparkly magic horses society thinks are so pure.

Promising review: "I had no idea that unicorns were such jerks until I read this book! For years I have been operating under the false belief that unicorns were wonderful, beautiful, magical creatures who fart rainbows, however this book has revealed the truth. By way of very well drawn pictures on nice coloring paper this book has revealed that unicorns eat your food without asking, monopolize the ball pit, and dine and dash. I recommend to everyone that they buy this coloring book if for no other reason than the wonderful humor aspect." —prea66Price: $7.70
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Promising review: "I had no idea that unicorns were such jerks until I read this book! For years I have been operating under the false belief that unicorns were wonderful, beautiful, magical creatures who fart rainbows, however this book has revealed the truth. By way of very well drawn pictures on nice coloring paper this book has revealed that unicorns eat your food without asking, monopolize the ball pit, and dine and dash. I recommend to everyone that they buy this coloring book if for no other reason than the wonderful humor aspect." —prea66

Price: $7.70

22. An anatomy book you can actually color, so you can simultaneously stress and de-stress about studying.

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Promising review: "This book was amazing for helping me actually learn the structures for Anatomy and Physiology I. I recommend using this book while you are learning the structures in lab. It helps it stick in your brain, and it makes learning fun. I even found myself during the lab exam remembering the colors I used for that particular structure. One thing I also like is they give you a little study outline for the page you are about to color, detailing what they do. It was the best money I could have spent to help me pass lab this summer!" —Alia Nunnally

Price: $18.49

23. A coloring book dedicated to the best decade ever. You'll want to get out your snap bracelet and flannel for this.

Promising review: "This is brilliant and hilarious. It's my new coffee table piece along with a box of crayons. I had completely forgotten about Ross Perot, Teletubbies, and the Taco Bell Chihuahua. It's not complex so coloring within the lines is achievable (even when drunk) but also detailed enough to capture the idiosyncrasies of the depictions. I love the '90s and this book reminded me just how much." —bander27Price: $6.60
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Promising review: "This is brilliant and hilarious. It's my new coffee table piece along with a box of crayons. I had completely forgotten about Ross Perot, Teletubbies, and the Taco Bell Chihuahua. It's not complex so coloring within the lines is achievable (even when drunk) but also detailed enough to capture the idiosyncrasies of the depictions. I love the '90s and this book reminded me just how much." —bander27

Price: $6.60

24. A field guide to creatures of all sizes, so you can feel like Darwin while coloring in animal prints.

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Promising review: "I am so impressed with the quality of this adult coloring book. But it is more than just a coloring book, it is an educational tool. I am an ecologist, but studied biology as an undergraduate. I find the drawings to be very accurate, and the educational content to be superb. I have recommended this book to all my friends who are teachers. I also teach part-time, so have brought the book to show my private students. The ones who are interested in biology, etc are very engaged when I show them the book. The pages are of good quality bond paper, and it's great that there's a thick cardboard backing bonded to the book. Some of the drawings are not very suitable for a lot of drawing, there's not a lot of area but overall this is an incredibly well done coloring and educational book. The author and illustrator should be commended!" —Sprezzatura66

Price: $9.56

25. An adorable coloring book you'll be Pusheen on everyone to check out.

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Promising review: "Such a cute and fun coloring book. I love Pusheen and just had to have this. I'm so glad I got it. The pages are all adorable. The pages are simple enough that kids can color them just fine, but fun enough that adults can enjoy it, too!" —Errin Cooke

Price: $9.20

26. A Boss Babes activity book dedicated to inspiring women in history and pop culture. Coloring has never felt so empowering!

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There are murals of badass women like Dolly Parton and Serena Williams to color, plus fun, feminist activities to complete.

Promising review: "YESSSS!! So many incredible women included, very diverse. Cover is not a normal flimsy cover, feels much more like a nice paperback book. Delighted to own and gift this." —Mikaylin

Price: $7.18

27. Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book you'll be hip-hopping with joy to color.

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The 48-page coloring book has familiar faces like Drake, Common, Earl Sweatshirt, and more.

Promising review: "THE DESCRIPTION DOESN'T EVEN DO IT JUSTICE! I thought it would be like cool but IT'S EVEN BETTER! It has so many funny activities and some amazing artists. I think my only critique is that it doesn't have enough female hip-hop artists, but I guess that gives you an excuse for a vol. 2!" —Chloe Vondyke

Price: $10.81

28. A colorable circus to attack when you need a break from all the clowns in your life.

It comes with 64 pages that can be pulled out and 30 illustrations from Sarah Walsh. Promising review: "I really like these Just Add Color books: They are whimsical, and have the really nice, 'hand drawn' feel to them that I like. Paper is nice, single sided, and perforated. Very cute books IMO." —LesliePrice: $12.18
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It comes with 64 pages that can be pulled out and 30 illustrations from Sarah Walsh.

Promising review: "I really like these Just Add Color books: They are whimsical, and have the really nice, 'hand drawn' feel to them that I like. Paper is nice, single sided, and perforated. Very cute books IMO." —Leslie

Price: $12.18

29. A chalk-style coloring book that will give you the perfect excuse to buy a huge pack of gel pens.

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Promising review: "This is a great change for my coloring book collection. A friend of mine texted me a pic she did out of this book, and I immediately came to Amazon and ordered it (she and I both love plants/gardening). I love the hand-drawn, chalk style and it has tons of succulent type plants (my favorite). In my colored page, I used a combination of gel pens and colored pencils (Caran D'ache Pablos). I love the way it turned out." —Roseanne M.

Price: $10.19

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30. A collection of complex kitties to color when you need to hit the paw-se button and relax.

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Promising review: "Very fun coloring book. Flora Chang's designs are so appealing and easy to color with drawing elements just the right size. Enjoy!" —Lori Tan

Price: $11.09

31. A Vogue coloring book for people who want to re-write fashion history with their own color schemes.

It has 26 classic covers from 1912 to 1932.Promising review: "A stunning book! As I leafed through the pages, I was riveted by the attention to detail. The motifs on the endpapers begin the journey and as a bonus, can be colored. The Vogue covers provide just enough black lines to color — but not too much — and the paper quality is excellent." —Rose Price: $12.98
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It has 26 classic covers from 1912 to 1932.

Promising review: "A stunning book! As I leafed through the pages, I was riveted by the attention to detail. The motifs on the endpapers begin the journey and as a bonus, can be colored. The Vogue covers provide just enough black lines to color — but not too much — and the paper quality is excellent." —Rose

Price: $12.98

32. A cookbook filled with illustrations just waiting for you to fill in with colored pencils. You can color your way to being a better chef!

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It has 40 recipes for you to try once you're ready to graduate from coloring food to making food.

Promising review: "I have a few other coloring books for adults, but this one is truly a work of art! Not only are the recipes of the same beautiful and amazing quality that we've come to associate with A Cozy Kitchen, but the artwork in this book is practically frame-worthy! The pages are just as beautiful as the photos on the blog, and give you the same 'everything is going to be all right if I just make these chai gingerbread cookies' feeling that the rest of the posts do. This book belongs up there on your shelf along with all of your other great cook books (after you color in your favorite pages)!" —Amazon User

Price: $9.48

33. A coloring book dedicated to mid-century modern, aka the best interior style in my humble and correct opinion.

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It comes with 64 pages that can be pulled out and 30 illustrations from Jenn Ski.

Promising review: "I received this book yesterday and I could not be happier. The subject is not what I am used to, which made me happy. It's full of furniture, lamps, bowls, room design, and memories of my grandparents house. If you grew up in the '70s, you knew people who had this furniture." —LoLo

Price: $7.52

34. An opportunity to bond with your child through coloring — just think of the awesome collabs you can do together.

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One side is more complicated and adult-friendly, while the other side is simpler and easier for younger hands. At the end, you can compare each other's work.

Promising review: "This coloring book is so lovely! We just got it today and we already love it. The care and attention to detail put into making it is evident on each and every page. The perforated pages make it really easy to tear out the pages for parent and child to work on at the same time. I love how my son can be working on a page and I can work on my own right alongside him. The adult pages have more intricate details than the kid pages, but you can still use crayons for much of it if you're so inclined." —Julianne

Price: $9

35. Color Me Jane — a Jane Austen coloring book you can take pride (and prejudice) owning.

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Promising review: "This book is great for stress relief. Lots of pretty scenes, pretty dresses, and all Jane Austen-themed! I bought as a Christmas gift for myself and have enjoyed it in the evening with a cup of tea. The paper is good quality and the drawings are not TOO detailed to easily fill in the color." —C. Heather McFarland

Price: $10.76

Me and my friends on our way to color some aggression out.

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