The best thing in life is eating. The next best thing is drinking delicious things so thank god for cookbooks based on beverages. Learn to make amazing smoothies and shakes that will taste good and be good for you. If you're over 18 and you love to drink on a Friday (or even Monday) night then make sure your taste buds thank you for it and learn all about the different types and best brands of beer, wine, and other alcohol. While you're at it, learn to make your own brew of beer safely. You'll save money on beer, learn a new skill, and they'll make a brilliant present each birthday. If you're looking for popular books, check our Healthy Smoothie Bible - Farnoosh Brock, Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails - Paul Knorr, and The Oxford Companion to Beer - Garrett Oliver & Tom Colicchio.