Coffee Time (Paperback)

Perk Up with Puzzles, Brainteasers, and Trivia

By Helene Hovanec, Patrick Merrell

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580176835, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2007

List Price: 8.95*
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Get buzzed on some java and challenge yourself with this book of coffee-based puzzles and brainteasers. Noted puzzlers Helene Hovanec and Patrick Merrell present more than 40 crosswords, word searches, graphic mazes, and Sudoku puzzles to solve alongside a strong cup of joe. Full of coffee trivia and quotations from history’s most famous coffee hounds, Coffee Time is a piquant and enticing blend that’s hard to resist. Pour a fresh cup and drink in the fun.  

About the Author

Helene Hovenec is the co-author of many Storey puzzle books, including Barnyard Games & Puzzles. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Patrick Merrell is a cartoonist, puzzle maker, and author whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times crossword, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and the World Puzzle Championship. His other books include Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time. He lives in Mt. Vernon, New York.

Praise For Coffee Time: Perk Up with Puzzles, Brainteasers, and Trivia

“For coffee lovers, what better way is there to perk up your day than with a puzzle from these two pros and a great cup of java?”

Will Shortz, Crossword Editor, The New York Times


“…enough fun and information to make a coffee connoisseur out of everyone.”

San Jose Magazine