The Most Comprehensive Book about Blogging
I might be biased because I wrote this book, but it really is the most comprehensive book to learn how to blog. Blogging All-in-One for Dummies includes over 700 pages that teach you everything you need to know to start a blog, publish content, make money, grow your audience, find your niche, use Twitter, and even blog for your business!
Great Beginner's Guide
The Everything Blogging Book is written in a straightforward, easy-to-read manner that makes an introduction to blogging easy to understand and comprehensive at the same time.
Simple Blogging Overview
The Rough Guide to Blogging is a great choice for the absolute beginner who wants to get an overview of the various terms and tools associated with blogging.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to WordpPess covers both the basics of setting up a WordPress blog, enhancing your blog, making money from your blog, tracking your blog's performance, and more.
Easy Guide to Getting Started with Blogger.com
Google Blogger for Dummies takes the reader from setting up a brand new blog through publishing, promoting, monetizing and more/
Full disclosure: Google Blogger for Dummies was written by Susan Gunelius, About.com Guide to Web Logs
MySpace for Dummies covers the blogging aspect of MySpace as well as the other social tools and functions.
Great Guide to Making Money from Your Blog
Problogger: Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income was written by Darren Rowse, author of one of the most popular blogs about blogging, Problogger.net.
Comprehensive Guide to Learn HTML, XHTML and CSS
If you want to dive deeper into your blog's design and functionality and you don't want to have to pay a web designer to help you, then you need to learn HTML, XHTML and CSS, the programming languages used to tell web browsers what your blog's content is and how to display it. HTML, XHTML & CSS Visual Quickstart Guide will help you learn everything you need to know to truly customize your blog.
Beginner's Guide to Creating and Modifying Wordpress Themes
Wordpress Theme Design is a simple and straightforward guide to getting started with Wordpress theme design. It's short and gets to the point, but it's certainly not a comprehensive guide. Instead, it's definitely a beginner's guide.
Ideal for Businesses Who Want to Leverage the Blogosphere
Publish and Prosper: Blogging for Your Business is a bit outdated (as are most business blogging books), having been published in 2006. However, the majority of the information in the book still applies today. This is a great book to understand why business blogging is important and will help you get started with your own business blog.