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    Apr 23, 2020

    22 Coloring And Activity Books For Adults That Are Actually Awesome

    Who said activity books were just for kids?

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    1. The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles will keep your mind busy trying to solve which words fit the clues of the publication's Sunday puzzles.

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    This book contains 44 of the regular Sunday puzzles the newspaper is well-known for publishing, plus six famous "Millennium" crossword puzzles — the biggest puzzles they have ever published

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $11.11.

    2. Disney Dreams Collection Thomas Kinkade Studios Coloring Book immerses you into the world of some truly magical paintings, and leaves you in charge of adding the color.

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    This coloring book puts you in the position of painter, even if you're coloring the enchanted pictures in this book with crayons or markers. It's filled with 63 black-and-white versions of Thomas Kinkade's paintings, so you can bring these magical images to life in your own way!

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $10.99.

    3. Crush and Color: Jason Momoa: A Coloring Book of Fantasies With an Epic Dreamboat sends you on the trip of your dreams to a tropical island with this celebrity crush favorite. Dreaming of warm days, sipping on a frozen drink, with Mr. Momoa in a lounge chair by my side, HBU?

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    Finally, you can take your dreams of exploring a tropical island with Jason Momoa and make them, well, at least somewhat of a reality with these 35 hand-drawn pages ready for you to color in. Perhaps when we're done socially-distancing, Jason will bring you on an IRL tropical adventure. We can dream, right?

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $13.99.

    4. Sudoku Over 900 Puzzles provides exactly what its name says — over 900 varying levels of sudoku puzzles that'll keep you occupied and entertained.

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    If Sudoku is your thing, this book filled with over 900 Sudoku puzzles is sure to keep you busy for a long time. They come in varying levels of difficulty, so you can try out the harder ones on days you're up for a challenge, and save the easier ones for days you don't want to think too much.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $7.

    5. Brain Games: Crime Scene Investigations might just make you feel like you're living out your childhood vision of becoming a detective or a cop by solving crime-related puzzles and logic games.

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    Ever wondered, even just a little, what it might be like to do some detective/police work? Now you can do so without having to leave your house! This book contains over 150 puzzles that utilize your verbal, visual, and logic skills all centered around crime scene investigations.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $8.

    6. Large Print Word Search Puzzles 2 makes for a great activity book for those who love word searches, but wish they could complete them without having to squint their eyes at tiny, little letters to complete them.

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    For those who are fans of word searches, this book is a great way to keep entertained and pass the time indoors. The best part of this book is that the letters are large and easy-to-read. So you won't have to strain your eyes while looking for words!

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $14.95.

    7. Neon Coloring Kit: Unicorns is good if you love all things mystical and want a coloring book that's a bit different from the typical black-and-white illustrated pages. Plus, it comes with neon markers, so you don't have to worry about buying those!

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    A book that's truly great for all ages — using the neon highlighters that come with the book, simply color in the 30 images of unicorns and other mystical illustrations, and watch them come to life. Plus, the pages are tear-out, so you can display them once they're complete.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $9.95.

    8. The Official Bob's Burgers Coloring Book teleports fans into the world of the show by allowing them to bring their favorite characters to life and keep them laughing with plenty of funny puns throughout.

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    The only thing better than the fact that this is a book filled with coloring pages of your favorite characters from the hilarious television show is the fact that it's infused with great puns so it'll keep you laughing as you color. There's truly no better way to unwind.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $15.72.

    9. Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles contains over 200 grid-based puzzles that'll provide hours of logic-testing fun.

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    If you're someone who likes putting your logic to the test, this book is filled with over 200 grid-based puzzles of varying difficulties — it comes complete with an answer key as well as the average time it takes to solve each puzzle, so you can see how your results stack up against others.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $13.46.

    10. Creative Haven Best-Dressed Pets Coloring Book may be the absolute cutest, most precious coloring book you'll ever own — that is if you make the smart decision to add these precious dressed pets to your collection.

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    You may have seen cat coloring books, and you may have seen dog coloring books. Have you seen cats and dogs dressed up??? AS A COLORING BOOK? Well, now you have. 31 images of adorable cats and dogs wearing outfits. They don't want treats, they don't need a litter box change, they just want to be colored in — that's it!

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $5.99.

    11. Mental Perk: A Friends Quiz Book will put all those hours you spend watching Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Chandler, Joey, and Ross to the test — do you know the series as well as you think you do?

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    Think you know everything about Friends? Like absolutely everything? Put your knowledge to the test — literally. This book is filled with 25 individual quizzes (400 questions throughout the whole book), separated by 15 general knowledge rounds and 10 rounds of specific subjects. Plus, there's tie-breaker rounds so if you're playing with another Friends fanatic, you can see who really knows their stuff.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $6.99.

    12. Cityscapes Glow in the Dark Coloring will alter your city skyline coloring pages between day and night with just the switch of a light.

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    This super cool coloring book will have you livening up beautiful, iconic cityscapes like New York, London, Sydney, and more. Once you're done, your coloring pages will transform from day to night when you turn off the lights. How awesome is that?

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $15.99.

    13. The Unofficial Michelle Obama Activity Book makes for a perfect activity book if you're an avid fan of the former first lady, and would thoroughly enjoy games, coloring pages, fun facts, and more to help pass the time.

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    This entertaining book is perfect for those who, like me, are big fans of the former first lady. It's complete with games like spot-the-difference and matching Secret Service code names. There's some fun coloring pages to keep your creative mind busy. Plus, it features inspiring quotes, trivia, and other fun facts you may or may not have known!

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $7.99/NOOK Book, or $11.66/paperback.

    14. Color Me Drunk: A Drinking and Drawing Activity Book provides a super fun way to pass the time while enjoying a drink at home.

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    Let's be honest, as fun as drinking is in and of itself, it's always more fun when you have something to do WHILE drinking. This drinking-themed coloring book is super cute and fun and the perfect way to to keep entertained next time you're enjoying your favorite drink.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $12.99.

    15. KPOP BTS QUIZ BOOK tests you knowledge on a band with a following so big and so loyal, perhaps you'll be able to use your results to prove you really ARE their biggest fan.

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    Are you a loyal member of the BTS ARMY? Perhaps you listen to their music constantly, watch their videos, and can't get enough of the group. Well, it's time to test your knowledge! This book is filled with 123 fun fact trivia questions so you can show-off you really are their #1 fan.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $8.49.

    16. Paint by Sticker Masterpieces gives you the opportunity to re-create some of history's most iconic pieces of art in a different way — through STICKERS!

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    Have you ever wanted to channel your inner artist, but didn't want to pull out the paint brushes and paint? This paint by sticker book gives you all you need to re-create some of the most famous pieces of art of our time. Quite simply, you're doing what da Vinci didn't. Sure, he painted, but did he paint by sticker? No.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $13.46.

    17. The Anatomy Coloring Book makes it super fun to learn all about anatomical terms and structures while having fun with coloring at the same time.

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    For those who love science and like to keep learning, this anatomy coloring book is the perfect way to stay entertained while teaching yourself about anatomical structures and terminology. The color-key system is liked to detailed illustrations.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $13.72.

    18. Gigantic Paper Planes will give you the tools needed — AKA paper — to make some of the coolest, prettiest paper airplanes you've ever made... ever.

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    Do you love making paper airplanes? Like really love paper airplanes? Well, it's time to step up your game with this book that'll provide you 10 giant folds in 10 patterns in order to make 75 giant paper airplanes that are much prettier than the ones you're making by tearing out paper from a notepad.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $14.95.

    19. Ryan Reynolds Around the World Fan Coloring Book sends you on a trip around the globe with none other than — you guessed it — Ryan Reynolds. Until the day comes that you two can backpack through Europe together, coloring him in different countries and cities will do for now.

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    This wonderful book is filled with 15 pen and ink drawings of Ryan Reynolds quite literally in different backgrounds around the world, just waiting to be brought to life. Until the day comes that we can backpack through Europe with him, this coloring book will suffice.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $7.95.

    20. Adult Activity Book will keep you busy for hours thanks to being filled with over 400 puzzles and games, so you always have something fun to open up and play when boredom strikes.

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    This is the ultimate activity book. It's filled with over 400 puzzle games, mazes, sudoku, word searches, and more! So the word "boredom?" Simply won't exist in your vocabulary after making this purchase.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $12.99.

    21. The Broadway Musical Quiz Book puts your knowledge of all things Broadway to the test, so you can prove once and for all that you're the theater geek you really claim to be.

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    There is a rich, expansive history tied to Broadway and tons of different shows that make Broadway so glamorous. If you think of yourself as a Broadway super fan, this book is perfect for you. It contains nearly 80 quizzes to test your knowledge on every aspect of the Broadway musical.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $19.99.

    22. Secret Garden combines a relaxing, soothing garden-themed coloring book with treasure hunt activities like mazes and patterns to keep your mind busy.

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    This incredible coloring book is filled with 96 pages of garden-themed pages to color, as well as mazes to solve, patterns to complete, and even space for you to add your own illustrations!

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $12.44.

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