Fun and Games

Are you a fan of puzzles, cards, board, computer, or virtual reality games? Enjoy one of these books and get into the game! All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Bagge, Peter. Peter Bagge’s Other Lives. (Virtual reality). 2010.
(Adult Graphic Novel 791.5973 BAG)

Banks, Iain M. The Player of Games.(Survival). 1989. (Adult Science Fiction BAN).
     Also available: CD

Bennett, Ronan. Zugzwang. (Chess). 2007.
     Also available: CD

Blanc, Nero. The Crossword Murder. (Crosswords). 1999. (Adult Mystery BLA).

Block, Lawrence. Lucky at Cards. (Cards). 2007. (Adult Mystery BLO).
     Also available: CD

Brackmann, Lisa. Rock Paper Tiger. (Computer games). 2010.

Brokaw, Charles. The Atlantis Code. (Puzzles). 2009.

Caldwell, Ian. The Rule of Four. (Puzzles, codes). 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Card, Orson Scott. Ender’s Game. (Computer games). 1991. (Teen Science Fiction CAR).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Cline, Ernest. Ready Player One. (Puzzles, virtual reality). 2011.
     Also available: CD

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. (Survival). 2008. (Teen Fiction COL).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Coupland, Douglas. JPod. (Computer games). 2006.

Dixon, Keith. Art of Losing. (Gambling, horse racing). 2007.

Doctorow, Cory. For the Win. (Virtual reality). 2010. (Teen Fiction DOC).
     Also available: CD

Duane, Diane. Omnitopia Dawn. (Computer games). 2010.(Adult Science Fiction DUA).
     Also available: CD

Freydont, Shelley. The Sudoku Murder: A Katie McDonald Mystery. (Sudoku). 2007.
(Adult Mystery FRE).

Grant, Linda. Vampire Bytes: A Crime Novel with Catherine Sayler.
(Virtual reality, live action role playing).
1998. (Adult Mystery GRA).

Greeley, Andrew M. God Game. (Computer games). 1986.

Grossman, Lev. Codex. (Computer games). 2004.
     Also available: Large Type

Hall, Parnell. A Clue for the Puzzle Lady. (Puzzles). 1999. (Adult Mystery HAL).

Hansen, Brooks. The Chess Garden, or, The Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterboeven. (Chess). 1995.

Hartman, Honor. The Unkindest Cut: A Bridge Club Mystery. (Bridge). 2008.
(Adult Mystery HAR).

Johnston, Dorothy. The White Tower. (Computer games). 2006. (Adult Mystery JOH).

Maron, Margaret. The Right Jack. (Cribbage). 1987. (Adult Mystery MAR).

May, Peter. Virtually Dead. (Virtual reality). 2010. (Adult Mystery MAY).

Moody, Susan. Death Takes a Hand. (Bridge). 1994. (Adult Mystery MOO).

Nabokov, Vladimir. The Luzhin Defense. (Chess). 1964.
     Also available: CD

Neville, Katherine. The Eight. (Chess). 1988.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Penzler, Otto, ed. Dead Man's Hand: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table. (Poker). 2007.
(Adult Mystery 813.0872 D).

Perez-Reverte, Arturo. The Flanders Panel. (Chess). 1994. (Adult Mystery PER).

Powers, Tim. Last Call. (Poker). 1992. (Adult Science Fiction POW).

Roper, Gayle G. Fatal Deduction. (Crossword puzzles). 2008.

Stegemoeller, Rudy. Dead Money: A No-limit Poker Novel. (Poker). 2007.
(Adult Mystery STE).

Suarez, Daniel. Daemon. (Computer games). 2009.

Swain, James. Grift Sense. (Cards, gambling). 2001.(Adult Mystery SWA).

Tevis, Walter. The Queen’s Gambit. (Chess). 1983.

Tracy, P.J. Monkeewrench. (Video games). 2003. (Adult Mystery TRA).

Tripp, Dawn. Game of Secrets. (Scrabble). 2011.

Williams, Walter Jon. This is Not a Game. (Computer games, virtual reality). 2008.
(Adult Science Fiction WIL).