Word Games and Puzzles
Pocket Posh Easy Sudoku 5
Paperback ISBN: 1449450865
Offering 100 Sudoku puzzles specifically created to be simple and quick to solve, Pocket Posh Easy Sudoku 5 is perfect for puzzlers of all skill levels. This collection of 100 Sudoku puzzles created for fast and easy solving is perfect for the advanced puzzler wanting a swift puzzle to solve or a beginner looking to tackle a realistic challenge. With more than 5 million copies in print, the Pocket Posh puzzle series is a great way to exercise your mind--and look great while doing it! A free trial subscription to The Puzzle Society adds extra value.
The Big Book of Brain Games
1000 Play Thinks of Art, Mathematics & Science
Paperback ISBN: 0761134662
About the original 1000 PlayThinks,Will Shortz of The New York Times said it best: “The most wide-ranging, visually appealing, entertaining, gigantic collection of brainteasers since Sam Loyd’s Cyclopedia of Puzzles almost a century ago.” Inside The Big Book of Brain Games, you will find an obsessive collection of 1,000 challenges, puzzles, riddles, illusions—originals as well as must-do classics—it’s like salted peanuts for the brain. With jampacked pages and a full-color illustration for each entry, the book, opened anywhere, is a call to action. (And it’s guaranteed to make you smarter.) Twelve basic categories include Geometry, Patterns, Numbers, Logic and Probability, and Perception. An easy-to-read key at the top of each game ranks its difficulty on a scale of 1 to 10, while indices in the back cross-reference the puzzles. (You’ll find the answers back there, too.)
The Curious History of the Crossword
Paperback ISBN: 1937994457
2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the original crossword puzzle. Arthur Wynne was a British journalist working for a NY newspaper in 1913. He wanted to do a new game for the back of the newspaper, so he devised a diamond grid with no black squares. He called it a “Word Cross,
David L. Hoyt's Word Rodeo A-to-Z
Paperback ISBN: 1454900636
Round Up at the A-to-Z Corral!Puzzle master David L. Hoyt has created a challenging assortment of word-search games that showcase his popular Word Rodeo A-to-Z puzzles. Show off your skills in these alphabetically organized puzzles or turn to the bonus section for a taste of some of Hoyt's other innovative Word Rodeo formats. Grab a pencil and saddle up-it's gonna be a wild ride on the puzzle circuit that will take you from A to Z!
Pocket Posh Cryptograms 3
Paperback ISBN: 1449450385
Our third cryptogram Pocket Posh puzzle collection challenges word lovers and code breakers to 100 classic cipher puzzles. These Cryptograms are classic ciphers that offer a fun challenge yet are easy enough to solve by hand. Each encrypted puzzle is not too easy, not too hard - a code lover's delight! Pocket Posh Cryptograms 3 is part of a best-selling series featuring highly stylized, embellished covers and boasting 5 million copies in print. A free trial subscription to The Puzzle Society adds extra value.
The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles
50 Sunday Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback ISBN: 1250055962
The first, and still the best! The New York Times Sunday crossword debuted in 1942, and ever since has remained the nation’s favorite puzzle. With giant-size grids, inventive themes and clever construction, the Sunday Times crossword is more popular than ever before under legendary editor Will Shortz! This thirty-fourth collection of the Sunday puzzles features: * Fifty New York Times Sunday crosswords edited by Will Shortz * Puzzles over 50% bigger than the weekday crosswords * Covered spiral binding for easy stay-flat solving.