Vastu books are designed in such a way that they inform common layman in simple and usual language the various principles and tips of Vastu embedded in Vedic texts. Vastu texts can be avail from any local book store to learn the basic concept of Vastu-Shastra. Today many Vastu experts write book on Vastu-Shastra especially for common people so as to spread awareness for this ancient science which might have hidden somewhere.
Vastu books start with benediction to God and Vastu Purusha in simple and usual language and goes on with describing about five elements of Earth. The book then goes on enumerating Vastu Directions and presiding Deity of specific direction. Vastu books also informs about the plot selection, placement and location of every room and things that one should know before planning a house or office with particular set of rules for each type of construction.
Always prefer Vastu book written by veteran expert because half knowledge is fatal for our life and today many people who might know some principle or practice Vastu begin writing book as a profit motive. Therefore Vastu book must be chosen with care which imparts not full but authentic information that can be applied at living place. Today even e-books or guides are available on internet from where one can learn simple tips for the placement of rooms and rectifying Vastu dosha if any.