Yasmina Khadra, The Attack (2005)
Mia Bloom, Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (Columbia University Press, 2007)
Jeffrey William Lewis, The Business of Martyrdom: A History of Suicide Bombing (Naval Institute Press, 2012)
Asthma Afsaruddin, Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought (Oxford University Press, 2013)
See the last sections of the article below for female suicide bombers and the role played by a highly sexualized paradise in recruiting boys and young men. Young women are sometimes recruited after being raped as it is the only way to remove this "dishonour" from their family. Note the image of paradise and, again, the role of the Iranian revolution (1979) in building this modern culture of martyrdom.
Does Islam Have a Role In Suicide Bombings?