Best Microsoft Excel Books 2023 to Learn Spreadsheets Completely | Ultimate Guide

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program included in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions. It is also one kind of software program produced by Microsoft that allows users to organize, format and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system. Here we gathered some of the best Microsoft Excel books in 2023 for you. Have a careful look and choose which ones meet your need.
EXCEL FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS FOR BEGINNERS 2021: The Step-by-Step Practical Guide with Examples on How to Create and Manipulate Powerful Excel Formulas and Functions
Author: Buffon, James
Published at: 28/01/2021

Microsoft Excel is application software that helps you save time and analyze data easily. It has multiple predefined functions you can use to perform complex calculations and analysis and make your job easy. The formulas and functions are the main engines that perform the major operations carried out in Excel. Excel contains over 400 formulas and functions. Regardless of the industry, you work in, you must understand the use of these functions so you can improve your analysis and understanding of the data. Use this book as your guide to understanding different functions and formulae in Excel.

To make it easy for you to learn these formulae, there are several screenshots and examples to guide you and make the functions easy for you.

EXCEL PIVOT TABLES and PIVOT CHARTS NINJA: Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Create Amazing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Microsoft Excel!
Author: Mejia, Henry E.
Published at: 22/01/2021

Create AWESOME Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts this very week! This is the fastest course to Master those Excel features!

Those who communicate the best, get promoted. Using Excel PIVOT TABLES and PIVOT CHARTS is an unbelievable advantage because you can get to the right answer to the right questions and communicate them VISUALLY, The secret formula to get powerful insight are Pivot Tables and the function of Excel Pivot Charts is to TELL A STORY using hose insights.

You will learn the fastest way to understand and create the appropriate pivot table and chart in each situation with this Excel tutorial

Excel 2019 Bible
Author: Alexander, Michael
Published at: 23/10/2018
ISBN: 1119514789

The complete guide to Excel 2019

Whether you are just starting out or an Excel novice, the Excel 2019 Bible is your comprehensive, go-to guide for all your Excel 2019 needs. Whether you use Excel at work or at home, you will be guided through the powerful new features and capabilities to take full advantage of what the updated version offers. Learn to incorporate templates, implement formulas, create pivot tables, analyze data, and much more.

Navigate this powerful tool for business, home management, technical work, and much more with the only resource you need, Excel 2019 Bible.

  • Create functional spreadsheets that work
  • Master formulas, formatting, pivot tables, and more
  • Get acquainted with Excel 2019's new features and tools

Whether you need a walkthrough tutorial or an easy-to-navigate desk reference, the Excel 2019 Bible has you covered with complete coverage and clear expert guidance.

Microsoft Excel 2019 Pivot Table Data Crunching (Business Skills)
Author: Jelen, Bill
Published at: 08/01/2019
ISBN: 1509307249

Renowned Excel experts Bill Jelen (MrExcel) and Michael Alexander help you crunch data from any source with Excel 2019 pivot tables. 

Use Excel 2019 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours, to take control of your data and your business. Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their remarkable flexibility and analytical power–including valuable improvements in Excel 2019 and Excel Office 365. Drawing on more than 45 combined years of Excel experience, Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander offer practical “recipes” for solving real business problems, help you avoid common mistakes, and present tips and tricks you’ll find nowhere else. 

Excel 2019 For Dummies
Author: Harvey, Greg
Published at: 23/10/2018
ISBN: 1119513324

Excel 2019 For Dummies has been updated to reflect the major changes and features made to Excel and covers everything you need to know to perform any spreadsheet task at hand. It includes information on creating and editing worksheets, formatting cells, entering formulas, creating and editing charts, inserting graphs, designing database forms, adding database records, using seek-and-find options, printing, adding hyperlinks to worksheets, saving worksheets as web pages, adding existing worksheet data to an existing webpage, pivot tables, pivot charts, formulas and functions, Excel data analysis, sending worksheets via e-mail, and so much more!

  • Get to know the new Excel interface  
  • Become a pro at the spreadsheet and data analysis tool that’s available as part of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Find time-tested and trusted advice from bestselling author and expert Greg Harvey
  • Use Excel to streamline your processes and make your work life easier than ever  before

Microsoft Excel 2019 Step by Step
Author: Curtis Frye
Published at: 17/12/2018
ISBN: 1509307672

This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Excel 2019. Jump in wherever you need answers--brisk lessons and full-color screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.

What You Will Learn

  • Quickly set up workbooks, enter data, and format it for easier viewing

  • Perform calculations and find and correct errors

  • Filter, sort, summarize and combine data

  • Analyze data by using PivotTables, PivotCharts, scenarios, data tables, and Solver

  • Visualize data with charts and graphs, including new sunbursts, waterfalls, and treemaps

  • Build data models and use them in business intelligence analyses

  • Create timelines, forecasts, and visualizations, including KPIs and PowerMap data maps

  • Look up just the tasks and lessons you need.

Microsoft Excel 2019 Data Analysis and Business Modeling (6th Edition) (Business Skills)
Author: Wayne Winston
Published at: 25/04/2019
ISBN: 1509305882

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel’s newest tools to ask the right questions and get accurate, actionable answers. This edition adds 150+ new problems with solutions, plus a chapter of basic spreadsheet models to make sure you’re fully up to speed.


What You Will Learn

  • Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics

  • Summarize data by using PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics

  • Use Excel trend curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing

  • Master advanced functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT

  • Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions

  • Leverage the new charts in Excel 2016 (including box and whisker and waterfall charts)

  • Make charts more effective by using Power View

  • Tame complex optimizations by using Excel Solver

  • Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models

  • Create PivotTables from data in different worksheets or workbooks

  • Learn about basic probability and Bayes’ Theorem

  • Automate repetitive tasks by using macros. 

Excel Basics In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition): The quick guide to Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
Author: Ian Lamont
Published at: 05/01/2015
ISBN: 1939924308

It’s a great Excel tutorial that will help you in the office, at school, or even at home. Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. This MS Excel tutorial references Excel 2016, but most of the step-by-step instructions apply to earlier versions of MS Excel released as part of the Microsoft Office and Office 365 suites, including Excel 2013 and Excel 2010. If you don't own Excel, the book explains how to use two free online spreadsheets programs: Excel Online and Google Sheets (part of the Google Drive online office suite).

What You Will Learn

  • Basics of spreadsheets

  • Create basic financial projections with spreadsheets

  • Highlight certain data in a worksheet

  • Make data alphabetized and ranked

  • Build various charts in Excel

  • Print an Excel spreadsheet without cutting off the column.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Step By Step
Author: Curtis Frye
Published at: 10/04/2014
ISBN: 0735681015

Whether you are a new or experienced user, this book is quite a comprehensive reference for you. With practical step-by-step lessons, you will learn all the things you can do with spreadsheets. The instructions are made as a way so that that you can find exactly what you need for a specific task. Have a check if you prefer an instruction based step-by-step book.

What You Will Learn

  • Create a PivotTable using the new Recommended PivotTable capability.

  • Enter a line break into a cell’s contents by press Alt+Enter.

  • Extract and combine data from other cells using the new Flash Fill capability

  • Use Excel tables to manage data and automatically update charts when the data is modified.

  • Work with charts using the new, intuitive formatting interface introduced in Excel 2013.

Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Excel 2013: A Problem-Solving Approach (New Perspectives)
Author: Debra Gross,Frank Akaiwa,Karleen Nordquist
Published at: 27/08/2013
ISBN: 1285099141

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2013, and transform data into bottom-line results. This hands-on, scenario-focused guide shows you how to use the latest Excel tools to integrate data from multiple tables—and how to effectively build a relational data source inside an Excel workbook.

What You Will Learn 

  • Summarize data with PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics

  • Explore new trends in predictive and prescriptive analytics

  • Use Excel Trend Curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing

  • Master advanced Excel functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT

  • Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions

  • Make your charts more effective with the Power View tool

  • Tame complex optimization problems with Excel Solver

  • Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models

  • Apply important modeling tools such as the Inquire add-in

Microsoft Excel 2010 (Step By Step)
Author: Curtis Frye
Published at: 12/06/2010
ISBN: 0735626944

Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to organize, analyze, and present data with Excel 2010. With step-by-step lessons, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them.

What You Will learn

  • Create formulas for calculating values

  • Analyze data for business knowledge

  • Present information visually with graphics, charts, and diagrams

  • Build PivotTable dynamic views

  • Use the new Excel Web App

  • Reuse information from databases and other documents

  • Create macros to automate repetitive tasks

Also you can check these books:
  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2016 (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))
  • Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Functions & Formulas Quick Reference Card - Windows Version (4-page Cheat Sheet focusing on examples and context for ... function
  • Excel 2016 All-in-One For Dummies
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step: MS Excel 2016 Step by Step _p1
  • Learn Excel 2016 Expert Skills with The Smart Method: Courseware Tutorial teaching Advanced Techniques
  • Excel 2013 For Dummies, Book + DVD Bundle
  • Microsoft Excel 2019 VBA and Macros (Business Skills)
  • Professional Excel Development: The Definitive Guide to Developing Applications Using Microsoft Excel and VBA
  • Excel 2019 All-in-One For Dummies
  • Excel 2019 Bible
  • Financial Modeling in Excel For Dummies
  • Microsoft Excel 2019 Step by Step
  • Excel 2016 for Beginners: A Step by Step Guide to Learn Excel in One Day

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