The Books of 1&2 Kings are very important for Bible readers understanding the monarchy of Ancient Israel, the split of Israel into the Northern and Southern Kingdoms, the sin that befell Israel, and the two exiles. How did the Books of 1&2 Kings come into existence? How many of us read 1&2 Kings, without any thought about how they were written, much less various historical and reliability issues?
Composition of the Books of Kings: http://messianicapologetics.net/archives/16095
A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic: http://outreachisrael.net/bookstore/product/a-survey-of-the-tanach-for-the-practical-messianic-paperback