SQL stands for Structured Query Language and to learn SQL one needs Structured Learning. Here is the list of the books I personally share my passion with. Rick Morelan, a visionary and with simple goal of spreading SQL Server knowledge with everybody has written following series of Joes 2 Pros.
All volumes explains complex SQL Concepts in simplest possible manners.
SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers
SQL Wait Stats
SQL Server Learning Joes 2 Pros Series
This Boxset Include These Titles
1) SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 1 – The SQL Hands-On Guide for Beginners for SQL Server 2012
2.) SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 2 – The SQL Query Techniques Tutorial for SQL Server 2012
3.) SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 3 – Advanced Query Tools and Techniques for SQL Server 2012
4.) SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 4 – Query Programming Objects for SQL Server 2012
5.) SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 5 – XML Querying Techniques for SQL Server 2012