Some great new titles from Wrox :
Using numerous practical, real-world examples, this book discusses implementing custom master pages, programming against site pages, implementing custom application pages, developing custom server controls, and extending existing controls.
Professional SharePoint 2007 Design (Branding / Layout)
Begin with an overview of a installation and move through the technical aspects of creating usable, accessible, aesthetically pleasing SharePoint interfaces, with a primary focus on using SharePoint’s basic design tools to create a better looking and more effective installation.
You’ll discover how to deploy workflow template files and features, program SharePoint external data exchange, send WCF messages from a SharePoint workflow, and develop custom Office SharePoint Designer 2007 actions and conditions.
You’ll investigate deep technical content, including architecture and deployment, configuration, management and tuning, extending and customizing, and security.
Just need to find some time to read all o’ those !!