Word List on Summaries (non-fiction)

Introduction
In (title), author (author) discusses (topic).
In (title), (author) explains the principles of (topic).
(Title) offers a detailed and practical introduction to (topic).
(Title) is a detailed account of (topic).
(Title) is an essential guide to (topic).
(Title) is a classic handbook on (topic).
Content
(Author) provides the reader with (details).
(Title/Author) shows how to (details).
(Author) begins by explaining how ...
Then (author) ...
Chapter (number) focuses on (details).
The (number) chapters/sections of the book encourage (aim) through a series of steps: (steps/details)