Adult coloring books have skyrocketed into American living rooms over the past few years, gaining a popularity so unexpected the world's biggest pencil manufacturer recently reported a global pencil shortage.

The advent of the adult coloring book has taken many forms; Ones bound entirely of swear words, ones for adults dealing with breakups, and even ones devoted to Queen Beyonce and King Drake (praise 6 god). We just eat 'em up and ask for more. 

Maybe they are the new jigsaw puzzle. Maybe people like to rip them out and frame them as a creative display of home decor. Maybe they just bring people back to a simpler time, and maybe they make for a cost-friendly gift. Speaking of gifts, here are 18 coloring books guaranteed to satisfy all your different friends.


1. Attain "focus, clarity, and peace" by shading in the blooms of Coloring Flower Mandalas:

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2. Do you love pugs? Of course you love pugs. Snag yourself a copy of Real Character: A Pug Coloring Book ASAP for ultimate pugtastic relaxation:

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3. I've been waiting for this Hot Guys Coloring Book since I was like, 12:

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4. J.K. Rowling's Official Harry Potter Colouring Book, shipped straight from London (you know it's legit because they spell it "colouring"):

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5. Speaking of fandoms, A Game Of ThronesA GAME OF THRONES!

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6. If the colorer in your life happens to double as a vintage car aficionado, the Vintage Racing Coloring Book is just the ticket (ha ha):

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7. Caught the travel bug? Passport To Imagination could just be the quick fix you need while sitting in your depressing work cubicle:

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8. Unless you're only interested in Paris, in which case the dainty doodles of Secret Paris are right up your alley:

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9. Or grab the You're Weird coloring book, full of little monsters kids and adults alike will enjoy:

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10. This Pin-Up Girls coloring book is hot, for adults only!

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11. A Stoner Coloring Book For Adults is the ideal gift for the pothead in your life (or for yourself, whatever, no judgements):

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12. Or, say your "friend" likes weed and dinosaurs equally, Dinosaurs Smoking Weed is the best of both worlds:

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13. NSFW! Strike a balance between relaxation and sultry fun with this steamy Sex Position Coloring Book:

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14. Or if you're all, "f*ck balance", then the Colorotica Real Adult Coloring Book is the erotic paper playground of your dreams. It's very erotic, though. You've been warned.

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15. The AWESOME Coloring Book really is...AWESOME:

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16. Snag a Tattoo Coloring Book for your favorite art school dropout:

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17. Print these hand-drawn state map images and maybe learn a lil somethin about geography while you're painting away:

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18. Ok, this might be the best one yet because these guys make you a Custom Coloring Book based on photographs you send. BRB, putting together all my fave Nic Cage pictures. 

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