Having been asked 5 times today for recommendations, I figure this post is long overdue:

There are several books out there but IMHO these are the two you should purchase. Julia is focused entirely on Entity Framework (all 800+ pages!) and Roger takes a broader look at ADO.NET3.5 but does a great job on Entity Framework.

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Programming Entity Framework

by Julia Lerman (Author)

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Professional ADO.NET 3.5 with LINQ and the Entity Framework

by Roger Jennings (Author)