It’s not just because the adult coloring book is fun, which it is. But these activity books offer far more benefits than just a little entertainment. According to LA-based Souris Hong, author of New York Times bestseller Outside The Lines, “it’s a nice reprieve from all the iPads and tablets. You actually hold something in your hands and create…I enjoy the creativity, the colors that reflect your mood and are an expression of ourselves. There is no right or wrong.” If you’re not convinced, read on for more reasons why adult coloring books are not only a trend worth paying attention to, but also an activity worth incorporating into your regular routine. We promise you’ll be hooked from the very first move of your marker.