SAMS Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop CS in 24 Hours by Carla Rose, SAMS (http://www.samspublishing.com) $24.99.
Photoshop CS is different, but this wonderful series still uses the effective method of 24 lessons to teach you how to use this complex and ubiquitous program. With step-by-step instructions, quizzes and exercises, notes and tips, youll be managing your digital library easily and effectively. This single book takes you through the functions we use most and shows you how to create and retouch art as well as how to get the most out of layer effects, vector tools and type features. If youre new to Photoshop, this is a good place to start. If youre an experienced Photoshop user, then youll find the information on Photoshop CS new features helpful and instructive.