The For Dummies books are famous for providing lots of helpful advice on a huge variety of topics. From guidance on jobs, hobbies, technology and more, there seems to be a Dummies book on nearly every topic. In amongst all these great books, there were bound to be a few more unusual subjects! So, we took a look through our huge collection of Dummies books and have put together a list of the most random Dummies books we could find...
Adam Cordeiro and Emily Nelson
This book is, believe or not, one of a few Minecraft-based Dummies books we sell. Minecraft is a popular game that involves using an avatar to make and destroy blocks. And, in this book you'll find all the information you need to learn the basics of constructing houses, boats and more from the blacks you find in the game. Plus, there are tips on how to mine the right materials and get renewable resources from your virtual farms. You'll be a Minecraft pro before you know it.
If you love a puzzle and want a real challenge, this Dummies book gives you plenty of cryptic crosswords (crosswords where the clues themselves are puzzles!) to try. There are 50 puzzles and 1750 clues for you to have a go at, as well as advice on how to approach solving these mind-bending crosswords. Great for brain-training, this book can introduce you to some of the most challenging tasks you're ever encountered.
Ayurveda is an ancient form of medicine that focuses on keeping a sense of balance in the body, mind and spirit. This Dummies book teaches you the basics on how to use Ayurveda to help your body type through exercise, yoga, massage techniques, herbal remedies and by changing your diet. If you want an introduction to this unusual lifestyle, check out his fascinating Dummies book.
Bill Evans has been a banjo player and teacher for over 40 years and he shares all his musical knowledge with you in this random Dummies book. Whether you're a novice or an experienced banjo player, there is definitely something you can learn from Bill. This book takes you through a range of playing styles and provides loads of tips to help you improve your banjo skills. If you're looking to take up a new instrument, this Dummies book is perfect for you.
David Wiscombe and Howland Blackiston
This step-by-step introductory guide gives you all the information you need to know to start your own beehive. With advice on the equipment you will need, tips on how to source bees and scientific research about bee disease, this book is a must for anyone new to working with bees in the UK.
Ryan G. Van Cleave
This book is ideal for anyone who feels they have a story to tell... their own life story that is. This book is filled with step-by-step instructions on all the basics of memoir writing, covering topics such as plot, setting, character and dialogue. Plus, with advice on how to go about writing your story and getting it published, this Dummies book is the perfect read for anyone that wants to share their experiences with the world.
If you need some more tips and advice on a variety of different topics, discover our full range of For Dummies books.