Betterbook Interactive how-to guides for grownups
Ready, Set, Baby!
The Watch and Learn Guide to Your Baby's First Year
Made for the next generation of parents by a collaboration of five leading child care experts and an award-winning author, "Ready, Set, Baby!" is the definitive and essential guide to becoming an informed, empowered, and confident new parent. Made exclusively for digital reading, this complete book also includes 80 expert videos, full-color slide shows, and interactive guided tours—it's truly the modern alternative to your parents' paperback. Read, watch, and learn as the "Ready, Set, Baby!" team walks you through everything you'll need to know to raise a happy, healthy baby.
Positively Dog Training
A Better Path to a Well-Behaved Pup
Sit. Stay. Roll over. Positively Dog Training is your complete guide to quickly and humanely training your pup via clicker training. Whether you have a labrador retriever, beagle, or mutt, our approach will allow you to tailor the process to your dog's needs and build a strong bond with your pet. Ditch that clunky DVD and book combo, and use our 40 HD videos, original doggie illustrations, and dozens of step-by-step instructions.
Navigate Wine with Confidence
Defeat wine anxiety. Wine Simplified is a book that offers common sense guidelines to understanding what you like and how to get it. Skip the memorization and build the confidence to conquer any wine list or store. Wine Simplified is made for iPad and iPhone and includes 90 minutes of video tastings and tutorials, dozens of interactive guided tours and infographics, and 240 audio pronunciation guides.
Master Your DSLR Camera
A Better Way to Learn Digital Photography
Stop using the Auto setting on your fancy DSLR camera! Made just for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, "Master Your DSLR Camera" is a how-to book featuring photojournalist and Pulitzer finalist Mary F. Calvert in HD video tutorials. It also includes 30 interactive slideshows and guided tours that let you tap, swipe, and slide your way through photography jargon, camera settings, and dozens of common shooting scenarios. We've covered everything so you won't miss capturing even one more priceless moment.
Learn from the Modern Mixologists
Making the perfect cocktail requires the perfect mix of art, video, and old-fashioned storytelling. In Speakeasy Cocktails, two of the world's top bartenders reveal their best-kept secrets through video tutorials, instructional graphics, and hundreds of interactive recipes. Built only for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, this how-to guide combines the depth of a traditional book with a multimedia experience not possible on paper.
Kitchen Knife Skills
Essentials for the Confident Cook
Take charge of slicing and dicing and learn the essentials from a Food Network pro. Kitchen Knife Skills is the foundation for any aspiring home cook. From tricky basics like cutting onions and tomatoes to the more complicated realm of poultry, seafood, and red meat, it's all here.
Holiday Recipes & Party Planning Guide
A cookbook, instruction manual, and entertaining battle plan
Conquer holiday entertaining madness with this indispensable and newly updated survival guide from Food52 co-founders and New York Times writers Amanda Hesser & Merrill Stubbs. Made exclusively for the iPad and iPhone, this book features 127 masterfully curated recipes from seasoned home cooks, over 100 minutes of expert video tutorials, and extensive event-planning guidance from Amanda & Merrill and the Food52 community.
The Better Bacon Book
Make, Cook, and Eat Your Way to Cured Pork Greatness
Upgrade your bacon. Made just for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, "The Better Bacon Book" is a how-to guide for bacon lovers who truly care about food. Tap, swipe, and slide your way through 20 video tutorials on how to make your own bacon, as well as 31 original recipes from the top bacon-obsessed chefs in North America. Learn the history of bacon, then cure, smoke, and fry your own delicious cured pork today.
Learn Strategy, Count Cards, and Beat Vegas
Blackjack without this book would be financially irresponsible. Blackjack Domination is your complete guide to blackjack glory. It includes 25 video tutorials on strategy and card counting, more than 1,000 built-in flashcards, and a foreword by blackjack legend Jeff Ma—the MIT card counter who was inspiration for the main character in the book Bringing Down the House and the film "21."
Make Your Wedding
Inspiration, Planning, and DIY Projects
Dragged down by wedding planning diplomacy? We can't help with hard-to-please in-laws or budgetary woes. But your wedding should reflect who you are as a couple. Custom gifts, charming decorations, and handcrafted invitations: These details ensure your long-planned big day is full of intimate, small moments. Make Your Wedding uses video tutorials and illustrated step-by-steps to help you create a wedding that is truly your own.