This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Like S said, the Java Tutorial is an excellent resource for the n00b. It explains the concepts of programming with Java from the ground up. If you have a specific task and want a quick example, The Java Developers Almanac has a searchable database of examples. Searching this here ranch can give you some valuable information as well.