This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
but if you need just preparing your report take a look at Ireport http://ireport.sourceforge.net which is a WYSIWYG like report designer , there are also some other report designer for jasper report , you can find them from the jasperReport web site.
I suggest that you check out BIRT a project from Eclipse foundation , it will highly ease designing reports and charts http://www.eclipse.org/birt/