This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I had taken the IBM 142 exam today and passed it with 90%.
1. XML in Nutshell 2. IBM developerworks tutorials 3. loads of luck 4. Practice with all sorts of mock exam, and try to generalize the reason for correct answer that will help you in eliminating the wrong ones quickly .