This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
See if you can find a copy of Thinking in Java by Bruce Eckel; as far as I can remember he gives good examples. His opinion about Exceptions in the 3rd edition is completely different from the 4th edition, however