I subscribed to Handyman magazine for years and gave subscriptions to most family members. Then I switched to the annual books. I am a 75 yr. old female and don't do as many of my own repairs any longer, but my family still love the annual book. This year, instead of the annual book that covers one year of magazine issues, I am giving this book. It is easier to have everything in one book. It has great pictures and demonstrations that anyone can understand.