Ah Yes, the Home Page DOES look much nicer now. I figured you had used Flash judging by the Loading... message. Generally I don't like sites that do that, but yours loads very quickly and once it does, the result is very nice.
Rather than an HTML book, I would use a web-based tutorial such as:
P.S. After recommending that you join HostCentric, our web site has been partially broken for 9 days now and their engineers have been unable to fix it. In fact it has been completely down since Saturday and I have just given them a 4 hour deadline to get it sorted or I will go elsewhere. FrontPage Server Extensions are the issue I am having, but since you aren't using those, you should be OK.
I feel kind of embarrassed about it now, having recommended HostCentric to you. Almost as if I jinxed it by making that recommendation...