Thursday, June 7, 2012

Father's Day Gift Guide: Puzzle Books + Giveaway...

The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Picture Puzzles, Volume 2

ISBN: 9781615641390, January 2012, $10.95

Authors: The Editors and Designers of Alpha Books

"About the Authors-The Editors and Designers of Alpha Books are uniquely suited to the task of producing The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Picture Puzzles, Volume 2. The editors and design group enjoy a close working relationship, enabling them to produce high-quality, four-color books such as The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to the Perfect Wedding Illustrated, Fifth Edition and The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Scrapbook Projects Illustrated. Moreover, the editorial and design groups’ background in game and computer books makes them especially suited to the task of producing this very fun and funny book.

Puzzle Baron’s Sudoku
ISBN: 9781615641215, September 2011, $9.95
Author: Stephen P. Ryder

Puzzle Baron’s Logic Puzzles, Volume 2
ISBN: 9781615641529, February 2012, $14.95
Author: Stephen P. Ryder
About the Author
Stephen P. Ryder is the founder and editor of the Puzzle Baron network of websites ( These sites focus primarily on textual games and puzzles, including acrostics, cryptograms, logic puzzles, drop quotes, sudoku, patchwords and many more. The Puzzle Baron network has upward of a half a million unique visitors each month, along with an extremely dedicated user-base of more than 50,000 registered players who compete against each other for record scores and times.
The Puzzle Baron site launched in mid-2008, and though a relatively new site, it is consistently ranked #2 in Google and Bing for anyone searching for the terms "Logic Puzzles" or "Logic Puzzle". The site was featured in PC World (April 12, 2009) as a recommended site for logic puzzles, and currently has more than 10,000 registered members. It offers the largest library of grid-based logic puzzles available anywhere online—currently just over 5,000—and it has a statistical solving history on every one of the puzzles from the database of just under a million puzzles solved since inception."

What we thought:  Got a dad who loves puzzles?  Puzzle Baron's Logic Puzzles and Sudoku books and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Picture Puzzles would make a fantastic gift this Father's Day!  These books are full of fun and engaging puzzles.  They are perfect for keeping your mind sharp and a fun way to pass the time.  ABCD Diaries gives these puzzle books an A+!

a Rafflecopter giveaway Disclosure:  ABCD Diaries was given samples  for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone


  1. entered the Nair giveaway
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    Ann B.

  2. I entered the Dale & Thomas popcorn giveaway!
    Miz Vickik

  3. I entered the Father’s Day Four Pack Sampler!


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