I never thought that books might actually help but I was serious about my channel so decided to try it. I will not be losing anything, if I do not like the back I can return it within 60 days and get my money back. This guy shows you the methods he uses and also he has some exercises for the reader where you fill in the blanks to help you understand better. I don't have to say much just take a look at their website and from there you can decide whether to buy it or not:
Tube Mastery and Monetization 2.0
Tube Mastery and Monetization 2.0 by Matt Par is a complete program showing how to make money on YouTube without making videos.