Top 10 Coloring Books for Adults 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Best Coloring Books for Grown-Ups

 
Woman coloring in coloring bookWhile many adults have long known that coloring as a past-time is fun and therapeutic, that fact has more recently come to light as a trend. Now many more grown-ups are utilizing coloring books as a way to put aside their day-to-day worries and get life back into perspective.

What’s here: On this page are the ten best coloring books for adults during the Christmas holiday season of 2016 and into 2017. The list is ranked from 1 to 10, and is based on popularity, then choosing those with the highest consumer ratings. The books are from various authors and offer different concepts and themes – if you are in the market for one, there is sure to be a pick here that will strike your fancy.

For shoppers: For each of the coloring books on this page, merchants are hand-picked to provide online shopping options. Stores are chosen based on pricing, safe and easy shopping, as well as product availability. Reviews for each book are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Adult Coloring Book Designs
2. Johanna’s Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book
3. Tangled Gardens Coloring Book
4. Pusheen Coloring Book
5. Good Vibes Coloring Book
6. Harry Potter Magical Places & Characters Coloring Book
7. Adult Coloring Books: Animals
8. Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book
9. Adult Coloring Book: Butterflies and Flowers
10. Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring Book

1. Adult Coloring Book Designs

First in line of the top 10 coloring books for adults is one by a very apt name – Adult Coloring Book Designs.

Stress relief at its finest. This adult coloring book is all about intricate paisley patterns, beautiful gardens, and cool animals, like cats and peacocks.

There are designs within designs, so the creative process takes concentration. Kind of transcendent and soothing.

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Coloring Book Adults Design Mandala Art Beautiful Pattern Relax Stress Relieving

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Adult Coloring Book Designs: Stress Relief Coloring Book:(Paperback)

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Adult Coloring Books Design Twiggler Nature Crafts Stress Relief Garden Patterns

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2. Johanna’s Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book

Price: $7.50
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Love this one for the holidays! Johanna’s Christmas comes in next of the best coloring books for adults for 2016 and into 2017.

Holly, ivy, and pine are Christmas familiars. And this coloring book is riddled with those symbols, and so many others for the holidays. There are Christmas trees, beautifully wrapped gifts, and gingerbread cookies galore. Lovin’ how elaborate the pictures are.

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Johanna's Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book for Adults by Johanna Basford Paper

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Johanna's Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book for Adults By Johanna Basford 2016

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Johanna's Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book by Johanna Basford [Paperback] NEW

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3. Tangled Gardens Coloring Book

Tangled Gardens Coloring Book comes in third on the list.

If you’ll notice, gardens are one of the most popular topics in adult coloring books. Flowers are fun to color in funky, quirky colors. And they look beautiful in full bloom, no matter what tones you use. Tangled Gardens features an entire awesome section on color schemes and artistic mediums.

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Tangled Color and Draw: Tangled Gardens Coloring Book : 52 Intricate Tangle...

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Tangled Gardens Coloring Book: 52 Intricate Tangle Drawings to Color with Pens,

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Tangled Gardens Coloring Book: 52 Intricate Tangle Drawings to Color with Pens,

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4. Pusheen Coloring Book

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Pusheen also makes an appearance among the 2016-2017 best adult coloring books.

Pusheen, in case you didn’t know, is a fat cat with an adorable face and an adventurous spirit. He gets into all sorts of trouble and fun, from swimming among mermaids, to becoming a “cat-icorn.” And he loves ice cream!

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Pusheen Coloring Book

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Pusheen Coloring Book

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Pusheen Coloring Book by Claire Belton (Paperback)

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5. Good Vibes Coloring Book

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Appropriately named, Good Vibes enters in at #5 of the top coloring books for grown ups this year.

When you need a reminder to breathe and relax, this coloring book has your back. Elaborate, hippie-esque designs frame a bunch of laidback, thought-provoking sayings like, “enjoy this moment” and “be the awesome you wish to see in the world.”

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Good Vibes Coloring Book (Coloring Is Fun)

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Adult Coloring Book Stress Relieving patterns adults Colouring Books

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Good Vibes Coloring Book by Thaneeya McArdle Paperback Book (English)

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6. Harry Potter Magical Places & Characters Coloring Book

One of my personal favorites among the best adult coloring books this year – Harry Potter Magical Places & Characters.

Anything Harry Potter immediately brings the soundtrack to mind. Which would actually be a great CD to play while coloring in this book of Magical Places & Characters. Lovin’ the Great Hall at Hogwarts, laden with food and butter beer.

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Harry Potter Magical Places & Characters Coloring Book by Inc. Scholastic Paperb

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Harry Potter Magical Places and Characters Coloring Book (2016, Paperback)

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Harry Potter Magical Places & Characters Coloring Book

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7. Adult Coloring Books: Animals

Adult Coloring Books: Animals arrives next on the list.

For adults who love animals AND stress relief, this coloring book is packed with wild critters from around the world. There is definitely a big focus on Africa though, as many amazing animals reside on that continent. Love the ostrich!

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Adult Coloring Books: Animals - Stress Relief Coloring Book (Paperback)

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Adult Coloring Books Animals Stress Relief Nature Animal Designs Wildlife Relax

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Coloring Book For Adults Animal Stress Relief Adult Coloring Book Relax Therapy

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8. Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

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Probably the overall most purchased on the list for adults is this one – Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book.

As someone who owns this coloring book, I have to say that it is an amazing tool for stress relief after a long day. Sit down, relax, and let your mind wander while your hands color in beautiful scenes of an intricate Secret Garden. The best part? Thick, bleed-proof pages!

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford 2013

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

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SECRET GARDEN Inky Treasure Hunt Coloring Book Johanna Basford adult NEW zen

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9. Adult Coloring Book: Butterflies and Flowers

Holding the 9th spot on the list is Adult Coloring Book: Butterflies and Flowers.

Butterflies a-fluttering. Flowers a-blooming. Nothing could be more relaxing than the promise of springtime. This coloring book features intricate, beautifully patterned pictures of nature in all its amazing springtime glory. From gardens rife with butterflies, to rose bushes in blossom.

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Adult Coloring Book: Butterflies and Flowers : Stress Relieving Patterns (Vol...

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Butterflies and Flowers Adult Coloring Book Stress Relieving Patterns Relaxing

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Adult Coloring Book:Butterflies and Flowers:Stress Relieving Patterns(Volume 7)

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10. Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring Book

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The final item on the 2016-2017 list of the top ten coloring books for adults is another favorite of mine – Harry Potter Magical Artifacts.

Another for bigtime Harry Potter fans (such as myself). This coloring book focuses on line work in Magical Artifacts, with fine details in some of the patterns. You will find over 80 pages of cool stuff from the world of HP, like wands, broomsticks, the Sorting Hat, and golden snitches.

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Harry Potter Artifacts Coloring Book by Inc. Scholastic Paperback Book (English)

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Harry Potter Artifacts Coloring Book by Scholastic ( Paperback)

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New 2016 Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring Book

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/31/16.

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