Thank you so much for your responses! Javageek I tried doing what you said it everything stayed the same. I appreciate your help. SB65, I cannot believe you figured that out or maybe that I miss it. It explained a lot. It seems to have almost fixed my problems. It looks like it is loading the gallery the way I would like, but the buttons still don't seem to be working. The 'book 1' page has some crazy lines in it now but I haven't had a second to have a look. 'Book 2' gallery is pretty similar. It is definitely a lot closer. I don't understand the deal with the buttons.
Definitely think the theme tester could have done a better job! haha It was actually pretty random how I came across this theme. It isn't supported. I think it is pretty much yesterdays news but it is really great for my purposes and I never find that. I don't think it has been updated or anything in at least a year. That is why I really want to learn all about what is going on so I can advance it as time goes by.