Craig Blomberg, who has recently coauthored a commentary on James, has provided an annotated list of his top seven scholarly books (but not Commentaries) on James.
7. Luke L. Cheung, The Genre, Composition and Hermeneutics of James (
6. Robert L. Webb and John S. Kloppenborg, eds., Reading James with New Eyes: Methodological Reassessments of the Letter of James (
5. Lockett’s published version of that thesis, Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James (
4. David H. Edgar, Has God Not Chosen the Poor? The Social Setting of the Epistle of James
3. Mark E. Taylor’s A Text-Linguistic Investigation into the Discourse Structure of James (
2. Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington III, The Brother of Jesus: The Dramatic Story and Meaning of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus and His Family (
1. Elsa Tamez, The Scandalous Message of James: Faith Without Works is Dead (
Read the entire post with the annotations here.