Get Ready for Fall Game Days

By Kat La Mantia | September 13 2023 | AdultsGeneralAllGiftBlog

Yes, fall is spooky season and pumpkin spice season and sweater season, but most importantly of all, fall is football season. Whether you’re a college ball nerd or an NFL diehard, we have everything you need to get back into football, tailgating, and memorable game day watch parties. Regale your friends with the totally true and never made up scandals, stats, and legends of football from The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football, or take a more serious look at the over 100 year history of the NFL with NFL Century.

Our cocktail books, grilling guides, and comfort food favorites are perfect for gatherings with friends to root for your favorite team. And for those on the go, Tailgreat and Trap Kitchen: The Art of Street Cocktails are a must for making the most out of parking lot parties.

Check out our favorite football season picks below, and then click into our football title list to explore even more!

More Football Season Titles

The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football
The NFL's Greatest Players, Plays, Scandals, and Screw-Ups (Plus Stuff We Totally Made Up)
978-1-63774-368-3
Celebrated sports commentator Dan Patrick and comedy writer Joel H. Cohen team up with some of America’s greatest* comedy writers to tell you everything and nothing about America’s sport!**
$29.95 US
Sep 05, 2023
7 x 9
Hardcover
240 Pages
BenBella Books

Tailgreat
How to Crush It at Tailgating [A Cookbook]
978-1-9848-5652-4
A collection of 120 smart, modern, yet tailgate-friendly recipes from Southern chef extraordinaire John Currence and his time in the tailgating mecca at Ole Miss.
$28.00 US
Aug 25, 2020
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

NFL Century
The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League
978-1-63565-359-5
From the former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame comes a sweeping and lively history of the National Football League, timed to coincide with the NFL's 100th anniversary season.
$28.00 US
Aug 27, 2019
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
384 Pages
Crown

Batch Cocktails
Make-Ahead Pitcher Drinks for Every Occasion
978-0-399-58253-0
A hip, accessible guide to batch cocktail-making for entertaining, with 65 recipes that can be made hours--or weeks!--ahead of time so that hosts and hostesses have one less thing to worry about as the doorbell rings.
$19.99 US
Mar 19, 2019
6-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
160 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Yards Between Us
A Memoir of Life, Love, and Football
9781368081368
A groundbreaking memoir from professional NFL player, writer, and advocate R.K. Russell, who made history by becoming the first out active NFL player to identify as bisexual.
$26.99 US
May 16, 2023
6 x 9
Hardcover
304 Pages
Andscape Books

The BBQ Companion
50 recipe cards for grilling perfection
978-1-922754-37-0
Fire up the grill and get your tongs ready to start flipping this deck’s fifty delicious barbecue recipes.
$24.95 US
May 16, 2023
3-3/4 x 5-1/3
Other Formats
50 Pages
Smith Street Gift

Never Shut Up
The Life, Opinions, and Unexpected Adventures of an NFL Outlier
978-1-5247-4322-2
Ex-NFL player, gentleman scholar, and Fox Sports personality Marcellus Wiley sucks you into a world of inner-city violence, Ivy League intrigue, and pro-football escapades that's one part touching, one part hilarious, and all parts impossible to put down.
$34.00 US
Oct 23, 2018
6 x 9
Hardcover
288 Pages
Dutton

Trap Kitchen: Mac N' All Over The World: Bangin' Mac N' Cheese Recipes from Arou nd the World
(Global Mac and Cheese Recipes, Easy Comfort Food, College Student Cooking, Quic k Meal Ideas, International Cuisine Fusion,Gourmet Home Cooking, Simple Recipe)
978-1-954220-26-3
Foreword by Snoop Dogg50 unique, globally-inspired mac n' cheese recipes, perfect for college students, culinary enthusiasts, and those seeking quick, affordable, yet gourmet comfort food. Crafted by seasoned chefs, this book blends traditional cheese-rich dishes with international flair, making it an ideal kitchen staple for busy students and home cooks. A perfect present for food lovers and adventurous cooks, it transforms the classic mac n' cheese into a diverse, global gastronomic journey, accessible to cooks of all skill levels.
$24.95 US
Jul 19, 2022
7-3/8 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
128 Pages
Kingston Imperial

Football: Great Writing About the National Sport
978-1-59853-417-7
Men’s Journal’s “Ultimate Football Reading List” “First-rate” sports writing on American football from an all-star line-up that includes Red Smith, Jimmy Breslin, Michael Lewis, and more (Wall Street Journal) Since football’s meteoric rise in the mid-twentieth century, the standout writers on the sport have gone behind and beyond the spectacle to reveal the complexity, the contradictions, and the deeper humanity at the heart of the game. In a landmark collection, The Library of America brings together the very best of their work: gems of deadline reportage, incisive longform profiles of football’s storied figures, and autobiographical accounts by players and others close to the game. Celebrating the sport without shying away from its sometimes devastating personal and social costs, the forty-four pieces gathered here testify to football’s boundless capacity to generate outsized characters and memorable tales.
$18.95 US
May 12, 2015
Paperback
490 Pages
Library of America

Beer Snacks
Tasty bites from around the world
978-1-925811-17-9
Never fear, just beer! This handy, small-format cookbook is filled with snacking solutions to keep you drinking beer deep into the night (and morning).
$24.95 US
Sep 03, 2019
7-1/2 x 9-3/8
Hardcover
152 Pages
Smith Street Books

Football
Great Records, Weird Happenings, Odd Facts, Amazing Moments & Other Cool Stuff
978-1-62354-054-8
Jam-packed with cool trivia, history-making records, unforgettable moments, and wacky true tales of your favorite games, players and events, these stories from the gridiron will set fans abuzz.
$7.95 US
Mar 24, 2015
6 x 7
Paperback
128 Pages
Imagine

The Bloody Mary
The Lore and Legend of a Cocktail Classic, with Recipes for Brunch and Beyond
978-1-60774-998-1
A single-subject cocktail book devoted to the brunchtime classic, the Bloody Mary, with 50 recipes.
$19.99 US
Mar 28, 2017
5-1/2 x 8
Hardcover
176 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Games That Changed the Game
The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays
978-0-345-51796-8
Now in trade paperback, the best football book of the year: "If you want to understand the strategic and cerebral part of this very physical sport, this most fascinating football book of the season is for you" --Library Journal (starred review).
$17.00 US
Aug 30, 2011
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Paperback
352 Pages
ESPN

Beer A Tasting Course
A Flavor-Focused Approach to the World of Beer
978-0-7440-6128-4
Develop your palate and become your own beer sommelier.
$25.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
224 Pages
DK