Books & Guides

Books & Guides

Last updated: July 2016

Consumer Reports books and guides are valuable references for making smart buying decisions, staying healthy, and improving your home. Choose from a wide variety of topics such as new cars, used cars, home, health, and electronics.

This magazine combines beautiful full-color layouts with articles, expert buying advice and product Ratings from Consumer Reports product testing. You'll discover how to get the most for your money—and also get a kitchen that looks as great as it works.

 

136 pages

 

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Want long-lasting, great-looking results on your next paint project? Let our experts show you how to get the job done faster and better.

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Whether your concern is diet and fitness, heart or lung problems, diabetes, or ordinary aches and pains, you'll find answers in Consumer Reports Ultimate Guide to Health. A browsers delight, this valuable addition to your home medical library is just what the doctor ordered.

 

144 pages

 

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Arm yourself with our exclusive Ratings and recommendations for more than 2,000 brand-name products. This 224-page guide brings you expert reviews and advice on electronics, home appliances, garden supplies, even supermarket items. Plus, you’ll have fingertip access to brand repair histories and shopping strategies to help make the most informed buying decisions wherever you go.

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Before you buy that TV, laptop, smart phone, streaming media player, headphones, or any other piece of electronics, check this must-have guide. You’ll discover 1,000+ brand-name product Ratings, complete with pricing information to help you compare and save. Plus, you’ll find the best places to buy electronics at walk-in stores and online, and which features are truly worth the extra cost.

 

208 pages

 

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Are you secretly concerned about spider veins? ... hair loss? ... bad breath? ... urinary problems? ... anal fissures? ... Now you can look up your solution in the privacy of your home for relief and top medical advice to help clear it up for good. This valuable desktop reference is arranged in reader-friendly question-and-answer format.

 

232 pages

 

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Everyone knows eating right and exercise are the keys to good health. But only Consumer Reports goes beyond the hype to bring you 77 specific wellness strategies that can help you feel great while you reach your fitness goals faster. Whether you’re looking to shed pounds ... boost your brain power ... brighten your mood ... tone muscle ... improve flexibility ... or just look and feel younger — this booklet puts you on an easy-to-follow, lifelong path to mental and physical wellness.

48 pages

 

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The money experts at Consumer Reports have scoured the research to bring you today’s most effective strategies for building a bigger nest egg that can weather market storms. You’ll discover how to make significant cuts in your expenses ... tips for automatic investing ... ways to lower your taxes ... inflation-easing strategies ... answers to the rent or buy dilemma ... dos and don’ts of long-term care insurance ... and much more.  

48 pages

 

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Is that cup of coffee good for you, or bad? What about alcohol? And potatoes? Get to the bottom of today’s most controversial food debates and find out which foods really should have a place on your table. You’ll discover what foods are best for weight loss ... brain function ... keeping your arteries free of plaque build-up ... warding off type 2 diabetes ... reducing the risk of cancer ... and helping you look and feel younger.

48 pages

 

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