These are the most common books and publications for hostas. I am placing links to amazon.com but with the isbn number or name you can find them offered at many other book stores.
The Hosta Finder or The Silver Book
Steve Greene
The Genus Hosta: Giboshi Zoku
ISBN: 0881922013
The Hosta Book
ISBN: 0881922609
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas
ISBN: 0881923559
This is Gardening: Hostas
ISBN: 097056161X
The Hosta Handbook
ISBN: 0967944007
Hostas (Foliage Plants in Garden Design)
by Sandra Bond

Compiled by Gerhard Ragus

1 Grenfell, Diana The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas Timber Press 0-88192-618-3 2004
2 Grenfell, Diana Pocket Guide to Hostas Timber Press 0-88192-847-1 2007
3 Grenfell, Diana The Gardiners Guide to Growing Hostas Timber Press 0 7153 1277 4 1996
4 Grenfell, Diana Hosta the flowering foliage plant B.T. Batsford Ltd. London 0-7134-5072-X 1990
5 Grenfell, Diana Hostas Royal Horticultural Society 978-1-84533-382-9 2003
6 Grenfell, Diana The New Color Encyclopedia of Hostas Timber Press 978-0-88192-960-7 2009
7 Zillis, Mark The Hosta Handbook Q & Z Nursery, Inc. 0-0679440-0-7 2000
8 Zillis, Mark The Hostapedia Q & Z Nursery, Inc. 978-0-9679440-1-2 2009
9 Mikolajski, Andrew Hostas Aura Books plc 0 94779333 X 1997
10 Mikolajski, Andrew Hostas Southwater 978-1-78019-238-3 2013
11 Aden, Paul The Hosta Handbook Timber Press 0-88192-087-8 1988
12 Bond, Sandra Hosta Bernhard Thalacker Verlag, Braunschweig 3-87815-054-7 1993
13 Schmid, W. George The Genus Hosta Timber Press 0 7134 7098 4 1991
14 written in German Köhlein, Fritz Hosta (Funkien) Ulmer 3-8001-6513-9 1993
15 Barrett, Rosemary hostas Firefly Books Ltd. 1-55297-886-9 2004
16 written in French Millette, Réjean D. Les Hostas Les éditions de l'homme 2-7619-1774-X 2003
17 Ford, Richard Hostas - an essential guide The Crowood Press Ltd. 978-1-84797-218-7 2010
18 Shadrack, M. & K. The book of the little hostas Timber Press 978-1-60469-060-6 2010
19 written in French Jane Phillips; Michael Shadrack Les Hostas Estudios Graficos Zure sa., Bilbao 2-9527468-0-X 2006
20 written in French Millette, Réjean D. Les Hostas (Réussir la culture) Les Editions de Sommets.Inc 978-2-89696-039-2 2013
21 Zilis, Mark Field Guide to Hostas   978-0-9679440-2-9 2014
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