Over at the Microsoft Learning community blog I found a post with this month's Microsoft Press 25th Anniversary "Free e-Book of the Month" offer. It's available for a limited time only so grab them now!
Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! by Patrice Pelland
Make building new programming skills fun and fast with a quick-start, project-based approach.
Windows Vista Resource Kit, Second Edition, by Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, and Jerry Honeycutt with the Windows Vista Team
Your definitive resource for deployment and operations—straight from the experts