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Back in the day you needed to create a (free) Syncfusion account to download the books.
I think you can read it all online without an account now.
They have a similar book on Node.js: Node.js Succinctly[^].
What I like about the succinctly series is that they are, well, succinct.
About 100 pages a book, but often less.
If you do decide to create an account and give them your real phone number, they do call you for marketing purposes although I've never found them to be annoying or pushy.
I gave them my real phone number because I write for them as well so they'd know I'm lying anyway
You can even set up learnyounode on a USB stick so someone can learn without needing interwebs. Have done it before.
If you say that getting the money is the most important thing
You will spend your life completely wasting your time
You will be doing things you don't like doing
In order to go on living
That is, to go on doing things you don't like doing