I've recently bought Jumping Into C++ by Alex Allain (incredible book), and am using C++ Primer Fifth Edition by Stanley Lippman as reference. I am aware that there is no substitute for experience, but are there any more books that I should check out? Mostly focusing on programming WITH C++.
I own the C++ Programming book by Malik, for my C++ classes in college. The one thing I don't like about it, I cannot find answers to the programming questions. I received an A in my my 2 classes but I am still unsure on my skills. I am thinking of working on some of those problems but need to figure out where to turn for the correct answers.
I recently bought Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day - 7th edition by Siddhartha Rao. Anyone used this one? I am hoping it isn't a waste of money.
Your using C++ Primer 'as a reference'? I don't understand why you are not using it as your main book for detailed study. According to the Association of C & C++ Users C++ Primer is one of the best books out there for learning C++. It has been carefully peer reviewed by experts and has had a lot of positive feedback.
I don't think you need to buy more books - until you have outgrown the ones you have. I made that mistake and kept buying every C++ book I saw - even though i never read the stuff i had already. It can be a mugs game where you waste your money, if your not careful.
I think the books that you own are more than adequate to learn from. But if you insist have a look at the ACCU book review section before buying : http://accu.org/index.php/book_reviews