Game Night Favorites for Staying In

By Kat La Mantia | October 25 2023 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralAllGiftBlog

Holiday gatherings are the perfect time to break out those puzzles and board games! Just like your grandmother’s famous pumpkin pie or your family’s favorite seasonal movie that you re-watch every year, a great game that gathers everyone around the kitchen table is a can’t-miss part of the holidays. Whether you’re hosting a lively Friendsgiving, entertaining a gaggle of little ones, or relaxing at home with close family, check out our favorite games and puzzles perfect for celebrating togetherness this season.

Victorian Parlour Games
50 Traditional Games for Today's Parties
978-0-593-58044-8
Have a seat in the parlour and spend a rollicking evening with this elegant box of 50 Victorian-era entertainments.
$22.00 US
Nov 07, 2023
5-1/2 x 7-1/2
Cards
52 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Zounds!
A Shakespearean Card Game for Rhymesters, Rulers, and Star-Crossed Language Lovers
978-0-593-23483-9
Compete for Shakespeare's best-loved plays and characters in a delightful card game that transports players to London's sixteenth-century theatre scene.
$20.00 US
Aug 30, 2022
6-3/8 x 4-7/8
Game
60 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Fruits
A Farm-to-Table Card Game for 2 to 5 Players: Card Games for Adults and Card Games for Kids
978-0-593-23583-6
A collaboration from Punderdome cocreator Jo Firestone and former Tonight Show games producer Josh Knapp, this fast-paced card game provides two to five players with bunches of fun! 
$12.99 US
Oct 25, 2022
3-3/4 x 4-3/4
Game
100 Pages
Clarkson Potter

What's Inside a Flower? Puzzle
Exploring Science and Nature 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults and Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids
978-0-593-57979-4
From the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science comes a colorful and informative 500-piece puzzle celebrating the natural world and nurturing a love of growing things.
$16.99 US
Sep 12, 2023
9-3/4 x 7-3/4
Game
500 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Pop Freak! 
Pop Freak! is a hilarious pop-culture game of movies, TV, and celebrities to pla y in teams.
978-1-922417-49-7
Get ready for charades like you’ve never played it before.
$25.00 US
Nov 02, 2021
2-5/8 x 3-3/4
Other Formats
430 Pages
Smith Street Gift

Bless Your Heart
200 Trivia Questions to Prove Your Southern Know-How
978-1-9848-2608-4
How well do y'all know Southern culture? Find out with this trivia game--plus hosting tips and ten recipes for cocktails and party bites--from the editors of Garden & Gun.
$20.00 US
Mar 31, 2020
5-1/2 x 3-1/2
Game
200 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Spirit of New York Jigsaw
1000-piece Jigsaw
978-1-84994-823-4
1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of an iconic New York illustration, inspired by classic Batsford book covers of the 1930s and '40s.
$25.00 US
Sep 05, 2023
10 x 8-1/2
Other Formats
Batsford

Clash of the 90s
The raddest decade in a game
978-1-922754-21-9
Stop bugging and crack open this card game to decide on the greatest ’90s icon once and for all.
$16.95 US
Feb 28, 2023
3-3/4 x 5-1/3
Other Formats
50 Pages
Smith Street Gift

Iconic Cats
1,000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
978-1-922417-74-9
See your favorite iconic cats piece by piece with this fun 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, showcasing forty-eight of the world’s most beautiful cat breeds.
$24.95 US
Oct 04, 2022
27-1/2 x 21-1/2
Other Formats
Smith Street Gift

The Moth Presents: A Game of Storytelling
978-0-593-23650-5
From the storytelling experts at The Moth, an interactive card deck that uses true stories to encourage lively conversations, spark creativity, and improve your public speaking abilities.
$17.99 US
Sep 06, 2022
5-1/2 x 3-15/16
Cards
100 Pages
Clarkson Potter

STET! Dreyer's English
A Game for Language Lovers, Grammar Geeks, and Bibliophiles
978-0-593-13785-7
Start having fun while improving your grammar with this witty and informative card game for language lovers--based on the New York Times bestseller Dreyer's English.
$19.99 US
Jul 07, 2020
5-1/2 x 3-1/2
Game
100 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Millennial Lotería: El Puzzle
978-1-950968-48-0
OMG! Now your favorite Millennial Lotería moments come in the form of a 1000-piece puzzle!
$22.95 US
Nov 16, 2021
8-4/5 x 11
Game
Blue Star Press

Barbie Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-593-22659-9
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and a great gift for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Barbie and her Barbie world! 
$5.99 US
Sep 21, 2021
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs

The Office Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-593-22675-9
Grab your World's Best Boss Mug and join your favorite Dunder SILLY WORD employees with The Office Mad Libs!
$5.99 US
Aug 24, 2021
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs

Gobble Gobble Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-8431-7292-8
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and the perfect gift or activity for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Thanksgiving.  Gobble Gobble Mad Libs is on the NOUN at everyone’s Thanksgiving dinner! With 21 “fill-in-the-blank” stories about eating turkey, pilgrims, Thanksgiving traditions, and Black Friday shopping, it's sure to keep everyone “gobble-gobbling” with laughter for hours. Play alone, in a group or at a huge parade! Mad Libs are a fun family activity recommended for ages 8 to NUMBER.Gobble Gobble Mad Libs includes:- Silly stories: 21 "fill-in-the-blank" stories about Thanksgiving!- Language arts practice: Mad Libs are a great way to build reading comprehension and grammar skills.-  Fun with Friends: each story is a chance for friends to work together to create unique stories!
$4.99 US
Aug 15, 2013
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years

Pride and Puzzlement: A Jane Austen Puzzle
A 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Featuring Literature's Most Beloved Characters and Couples: Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
978-0-593-13764-2
A gorgeous 1000-piece jigsaw featuring hand-drawn characters from Jane Austen's enduring novels.
$19.99 US
Mar 30, 2021
10 x 8
Game
1000 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Lizzy Loves Darcy
A Jane Austen Matchmaking Game: Board Games
978-0-593-13835-9
Test your Jane Austen IQ as you help your favorite characters make their perfect romantic matches with this charming Pride and Prejudice meets Chutes and Ladders board game.
$25.00 US
Apr 13, 2021
10 x 10
Game
100 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Women in Art Puzzle
Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle and Poster: Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults and Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids
978-0-593-23301-6
A vivid 500-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring portraits of fifteen diverse, pioneering female artists by the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of Women in Science.
$16.99 US
Nov 03, 2020
9-3/4 x 7-3/4
Game
500 Pages
Clarkson Potter