If you are looking for resources to learn Microsoft technologies and looking for book, before you go out and buy something take advantage of this Free Microsoft giveaway. These are full books and you can even use the powershell script to download all of them at the same time. These are not time bombed books. These are available in PDF, MOBI and EPub version. Here is the link on the bottom.
All totally free to download, no signup required. And this is directly from Microsoft and are Microsoft publications.
Pass it on if you want.
Click here for Microsoft Free eBook Giveaway .