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Owner’s and Instruction Manual Series : Titles in Order

Book 11
At Last! A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Teens
 
Hormones. Rebellion. Moodiness. Peer pressure. No parent can be fully prepared for all the challenges associated with adolescence.
 
Fortunately, The Teen Owner’s Manual is here to answer your most pressing questions: How can I teach my teenager to make smart decisions? How do I keep her safe on the Web? How do I get him to communicate? How and when should I talk to her about sex? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers right here—courtesy of parenting author Sarah Jordan and adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Janice Hillman.
Book 10
From communication and cohabitation to in-laws, money, and sex, this guide is for every couple who is just starting out their new life together. 

At last! A guide to that crucial first year of marriage! You’ve exchanged your vows, cut the cake, and danced your first dance. Now what? The wedding may be over but the marriage has just begun. You’re in the honeymoon period now, but when reality sets in you’ll likely be full of questions: Is arguing normal? How do we decorate when we have two completely different styles? How do I deal with the in-laws? Are we ready for children? Fortunately, The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual is here to help you and your spouse navigate the ins and outs of those early years of marriage.
Book 9
At Last! A Comprehensive Guide to Sexual Intercourse!
 
Sex is as old as human civilization—so why, after all these years, are the secrets of a rewarding sex life so elusive? Fortunately, The Sex Instruction Manual is here to answer all of your most pressing questions: Why do men fall asleep after achieving orgasm? What’s the G-spot and where can I find it? How can I introduce sex toys into my relationship? Are there really condoms designed for women? And what in the world is “doorknobbing”? You’ll find answers to all of these questions and more, courtesy of author and celebrated “sexpert” Felicia Zopol.
Book 8
At Last! A No-Nonsense Guide to Bridal Essentials!
 
Feuding in-laws, rehearsal dinner meltdowns, controlling wedding planners— what’s a gal to do when her Big Day threatens to go down with more drama than a boatload of wedding crashers? Have no fear: The Bride’s Instruction Manual boils it all down to the basics, covering every topic you need to know to march down that aisle with confidence, from setting the date and choosing The Dress to creating your guest list.
 
Chock-full of cheat sheets to keep you on track and on budget, The Bride’s Instruction Manual is the perfect shower gift for every blushing bride-to-be—courtesy of veteran wedding journalist Carrie Denny.
Book 7
At last! A comprehensive guide to worry-free pregnancy!
 
Bringing a baby into the world is one of life’s defining moments. But there’s no getting around it: Being pregnant can feel overwhelming.
 
Fortunately, The Pregnancy Instruction Manual is here to answer all of your most pressing questions. Will the morning sickness ever go away? How big is my baby at 26 weeks? Are beef jerky cravings normal? How do I ward off the unwanted tummy-touch era? And most of all, will I ever get a good night’s rest again? Expectant parents will find the answers here courtesy of veteran mom Sarah Jordan and certified OB-GYN (and three time dad) David Ufberg.
Book 6
At Last! A Comprehensive Guide to Good Grooming
 
Gone are the days when you could sit back and let your fiancée plan the entire wedding. Today’s grooms have countless tasks to perform, from hiring the entertainment and planning the rehearsal dinner to buying the wedding bands and comforting hysterical family members.
 
Fortunately, The Groom’s Instruction Manual is here to answer all of your most challenging questions: How do I handle feuding relatives? What should I look for in a good wedding photographer? Why does my fiancée seem stressed out all the time? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of author and veteran groom Shandon Fowler.
Book 5
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Home Technology
 
Water stains on your ceiling. Dents and cracks in your drywall. Radiators that hiss and gurgle all night long. It’s enough to make you cry out, “Why doesn’t my house come with an owner’s manual?” And now—finally!—it does.  
 
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Home Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What’s the best way to fix a leaky faucet? When should I have my chimney cleaned? How can I reset a circuit breaker without electrocuting myself? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of licensed building contractor Dan Ramsey, who has taught the basics of renovation to thousands of homeowners.
Book 4
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Toddler Technology
 
Just when you’ve mastered your infant’s maintenance routine, he begins to malfunction, refusing fuel, crying inexplicably, and resisting your attempts to clothe him. Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! But how can you master your toddler’s changing technology?
 
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Toddler Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: How should I react when my toddler throws a tantrum? How do I train my toddler for self–waste disposal? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of pediatric psychologist Dr. Brett R. Kuhn and co-author Joe Borgenicht. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for anyone who wants to learn the basics of toddler care.
Book 3
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Feline Technology
 
Scratch marks on your furniture. Dead mice on your doorstep. Stray hairs all over your clothes. It’s enough to make you cry out, “Why doesn’t my cat have an owner’s manual?” And now—finally!—she does.   
 
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Cat Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: Which breeds interface best with dogs? How can I maintain a quality exterior finish? And why does my model always drink from the bathtub? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of celebrated veterinarian Dr. David Brunner and acclaimed author Sam Stall. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for both new and experienced cat owners.
Book 2
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Canine Technology
 
Pee stains on the carpet. Barking at all hours of the night. That embarrassing thing he does with your leg. It’s enough to make you cry out, “Why doesn’t my dog have an owner’s manual?” And now, thankfully, he does.
 
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Dog Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: Which breeds interface best with children? How can I program my model to fetch? And why is its nose always wet? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers right here—courtesy of celebrated veterinarian Dr. David Brunner and acclaimed author Sam Stall. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for both new and experienced dog owners.
Book 1
At Last! A Beginner’s Guide to Newborn Baby Technology

You’ve programmed your DVR, you’ve installed a wireless Internet connection, you can even check Facebook on your cell phone. But none of this experience will prepare you for the world’s biggest technological marvel: a newborn baby.
 
Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, The Baby Owner’s Manual explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: What’s the best way to swaddle a baby? How can I make my newborn sleep through the night? When should I bring the baby to a doctor for servicing? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here—courtesy of celebrated pediatrician Dr. Louis Borgenicht and his son, Joe Borgenicht. Together, they provide plenty of useful advice for anyone who wants to learn the basics of childcare.

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