Exploring Jazz Guitar – Phil Capone
Great book starting simple then going into all the crazy realms of modality, the CAGED system and how to get a really great, original sound. Really in-depth and great for guitarists of all styles.
Successful Lyric Writing – Sheila Davis
This book is a must for aspiring lyric writers. It takes you through from the highest level of generating ideas, plots and effective plot development tools then drills down into song structure, rhyme scheme, rhythm and how to make sparkling lyrics in every song you write. One read through is full of aha moments, and instant ways to improve average or shaky lyrics.