Don't have any tips, but I'm kinda one step behind you. Been getting bored of video games the past years and almost never play, but been having cravings for something to replace it with, and chess seems like it could be it. Also would be a good way to meet new people, video games don't have that aspect mostly.
Have seen this recommended, free (legal/official) online version of a dudes books:https://www.chesstactics.org/
seemed good when I gave it a quick lookover, just haven't been motivated enough to give it the needed real effort yet.