Not Quite Enough

Not Quite Enough Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 1477809597
Release 2013
Pages 303
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After an earthquake and tsunami hit the shores of Jamaica, Monica volunteers her trauma skills with Borderless Nurses. Calculating and methodical, Monica creates order out of whatever chaos she finds-- until she finds the perpetually barefoot, impossiblymasculine Trent Fairchild. He's a pilot and manages a small fleet of choppers on his adopted island home. Hopelessly drawn to one another, they manage to slip away from the wreckage to get a little closer. And they get a lot closer than expected when aftershocks from the earthquake trap them in their own life-or-death scenario....



Not Quite Mine

Not Quite Mine Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 161109951X
Release 2013
Pages 292
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From New York Times, USA Today, and WSJ bestselling author Catherine Bybee comes the second novel in the delicious Not Quite series.Her life is missing the love…When Katelyn “Katie” Morrison attends her brother's wedding, the glamorous hotel heiress wonders if she'll ever find “the one”…especially when she sees her sexy-as-sin ex, Dean Prescott. After the nuptials, she's shocked to discover an infant girl on her doorstep. Deciding to keep the baby until she can locate the mother, Katie doesn't have the time — or energy — for Dean's suspicions. But she still can't shake the longing she feels for him. That only he can giveWhile attending his best friend's wedding, Dean can't stop staring at Katie's sinful curves. He swore he'd never repeat the mistake of falling for her. Learning that Katie has a newborn, Dean knows there's more going on than Katie admits…just as he knows their attraction hasn't faded. But when he and Katie uncover the identity of the baby's mother, they may lose their second chance at love.



Not Quite Forever

Not Quite Forever Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 1477825894
Release 2014-11-04
Pages 306
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The touching and heartwarming fourth novel in the wildly popular Not Quite series from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Bybee Romance author Dakota Laurens believes that happily-ever-afters exist only between the covers of her sexy novels. But to her surprise, she finds a real-life hero when she meets a handsome emergency room doctor. The outspoken author feels an instant and intense attraction to Dr. Walt Eddy, and the feeling is mutual. When the globetrotting doctor pulls a disappearing act on Dakota, she's prepared to write him off...until fate brings a blindsiding twist to her story. Still scarred from a past tragedy, Walt may have disappeared on Dakota, but now he's determined to win her back. For the first time in years, he knows he's ready for a new chance at love. Yet between Dakota's doubts and two sets of meddling parents, can the once-blissful couple finally create the bright, loving future they desperately want?



Not Quite a Husband

Not Quite a Husband Author Sherry Thomas
ISBN-10 9781620510278
Release 2012-10-30
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The last person Bryony Asquith expects to visit her on the North-West Frontier of British India is Leo Marsden, the handsomest, most talented man she has ever met--not to mention, her husband before their marriage was quietly annulled three years ago. Leo has loved Bryony since he was a young boy--and she the older, beautiful, coolly self-possessed girl from a neighboring estate. He only became more fascinated by her when, defying her genteel upbringing, she attended medical school and became a surgeon. Their marriage should have been a dream come true, not a silent wreck of distress and estrangement. But now, with her father ailing, they must brave a perilous road through some of the most inhospitable terrains on earth. When a rebellion against the British Empire erupts in their path, they would risk their lives to ensure a safe passage home. But do these reunited lovers dare risk their hearts and fall in love again, when so much has gone wrong before? Beautifully written and deeply moving, this RITA® award winner for Best Historical Romance of 2011 is simply one of the finest romances ever published.



Not Quite Dating

Not Quite Dating Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 1612187145
Release 2012
Pages 239
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Waitress and single mom Jessica "Jessie" Mann doubts a carefree dreamer like Jack can provide the financial stability she needs. But she doesn't know that he is heir to the Morrison luxury hotel empire--and Jack's daring charade may rob him of the holiday wish he wants most of all.



Not Quite Perfect

Not Quite Perfect Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 1503937291
Release 2016-09-20
Pages 314
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"New York Times" bestselling author Catherine Bybee delivers the fifth heartwarming, flirty novel in the wildly popular Not Quite series. Mary Kildare knows how to read people. It s both why she makes a great therapist and why she refuses to trust the average bachelor. Staying fiercely independent has been her primary relationship strategy until wealthy playboy pilot (and commitmentphobe) Glen Fairchild reappears in her life. After a yearlong teasing tug-of-war, Mary and Glen test the waters of attraction, only to find that their physical chemistry runs deeper than flirtation. At first, a bicoastal romance suits them both especially since Glen can swoop in and whisk Mary away on one of his company s planes. But no matter how close they get, they re still three thousand miles apart. And when Mary s life is threatened, Glen realizes the one luxury he doesn t have is time. Can he close the distance between them before it s too late?"



Not Quite a Wife

Not Quite a Wife Author Mary Jo Putney
ISBN-10 9781420127195
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 336
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"Putney's endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight." --Sabrina Jeffries "No one writes historical romance better." --Cathy Maxwell Marry in haste, repent at leisure. James, Lord Kirkland, owns a shipping fleet, half a London gaming house, and is a ruthlessly effective spymaster. He is seldom self-indulgent. . .except when it comes to the gentle, indomitable beauty who was once his wife. Laurel Herbert gave James her heart as an innocent young girl--until she saw him perform an act of shocking violence before her very eyes. That night she left her husband, and he let her go without a word of protest. Now, ten years later, a chance encounter turns passionate, with consequences that cannot be ignored. But as they try to rebuild what was broken, they must face common enemies and a very uncommon love. . .. "Of all Putney's heroes, the Lost Lords are the most irresistible--bad boys who are so very good." --RT Book Reviews



Not Quite Narwhal

Not Quite Narwhal Author Jessie Sima
ISBN-10 9781481469098
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 40
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Born deep in the ocean, Kelp is not like the other narwhals and one day, when he spies a creature on land that looks like him, he learns why.



Not QUITE The Classics

Not QUITE The Classics Author Colin Mochrie
ISBN-10 9781626811126
Release 2013-07-12
Pages 223
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Where the art of improvisation meets the art of literature. “Colin Mochrie is a comedic and creative force to be reckoned with. Therefore, this book is a literary force to be reckoned with. If you are too lazy for reckoning, just read this book and everything will work out nicely.” —Brad Sherwood “Colin Mochrie is devastatingly handsome, perilously smart, and smells like warm maple syrup. Step inside his hilarious and complex mind, and abandon all hope.” —Aisha Tyler Based on the improv game First Line, Last Line, Colin Mochrie of Whose Line is it Anyway? fame, puts a unique spin on works of classic literature. Taking the first line and last line from classic books and poems, Colin recasts these familiar stories in his own trademark offbeat style: A verbose coyote becomes the star of A TALE OF TWO CRITTERS Ishmael is a struggling actor hunting for a good hair day in MOBY A rainy day at home becomes a zombie-killing adventure in THE CAT AND MY DAD Mighty Casey strikes out again in CASEY AT THE BAR These stories, and many more, prove that no literary masterpiece is too big, or too small, for the improvisational comedy treatment. “I adore Colin Mochrie. I think he is brilliant, so talented AND a dear sweet man. Also, he’s funny as well and a good kisser!” —Florence Henderson “I love Colin. I love his voice. I love his lips. I love his eyeballs. His pecs. And the rest of him. I’m going to Paris with him soon.” — Richard Simmons



Not Quite Nigella

Not Quite Nigella Author Lorraine Elliott
ISBN-10 9780857970596
Release 2013-04-24
Pages 272
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Lorraine Elliott has long been a food enthusiast who believes cakes belong in an art gallery. But not so long ago she decided to ditch her day job as a highly-paid media strategist to cook, eat and write - even though she's not quite Nigella. Her fabulous food blog Not Quite Nigella is now the go-to internet destination for hundreds of thousands of foodies from around the world. Not Quite Nigella, the book, is the story behind this journey. With her irresistible humour and optimism, Lorraine reveals the pitfalls, triumphs and challenges of becoming a full-time food blogger, and shares the best of her new-found wisdom: the secret to winning a man's heart through food, the key to baking perfect macarons, tips on hosting unforgettable dinner parties, and how to create a successful blog. More than a celebration of food, Not Quite Nigella is the inspiring and delightful story of how one woman set about turning a dream into a reality.



Not Quite White

Not Quite White Author Matt Wray
ISBN-10 9780822388593
Release 2006-10-13
Pages 228
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White trash. The phrase conjures up images of dirty rural folk who are poor, ignorant, violent, and incestuous. But where did this stigmatizing phrase come from? And why do these stereotypes persist? Matt Wray answers these and other questions by delving into the long history behind this term of abuse and others like it. Ranging from the early 1700s to the early 1900s, Not Quite White documents the origins and transformations of the multiple meanings projected onto poor rural whites in the United States. Wray draws on a wide variety of primary sources—literary texts, folklore, diaries and journals, medical and scientific articles, social scientific analyses—to construct a dense archive of changing collective representations of poor whites. Of crucial importance are the ideas about poor whites that circulated through early-twentieth-century public health campaigns, such as hookworm eradication and eugenic reforms. In these crusades, impoverished whites, particularly but not exclusively in the American South, were targeted for interventions by sanitarians who viewed them as “filthy, lazy crackers” in need of racial uplift and by eugenicists who viewed them as a “feebleminded menace” to the white race, threats that needed to be confined and involuntarily sterilized. Part historical inquiry and part sociological investigation, Not Quite White demonstrates the power of social categories and boundaries to shape social relationships and institutions, to invent groups where none exist, and to influence policies and legislation that end up harming the very people they aim to help. It illuminates not only the cultural significance and consequences of poor white stereotypes but also how dominant whites exploited and expanded these stereotypes to bolster and defend their own fragile claims to whiteness.



Not Quite Adults

Not Quite Adults Author Richard Settersten
ISBN-10 0440339790
Release 2010-12-28
Pages 272
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Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing an unexpected truth: A slower path to adulthood is good for all of us. Their surprising findings include • Young adults who finish college and delay marriage and child-rearing get a much better start in life. • Few 20-somethings who live at home are mooching off their parents. More often, they are using the time at home to gain necessary credentials and save money for a more secure future. • Helicopter parents aren’t so bad after all. Involved parents provide young people with advantages, including mentoring and economic support, that have become increasingly necessary to success. Not Quite Adults is a fascinating look at an often misunderstood generation. It’s a must-read for parents, teachers, psychologists, sociologists, and anyone interested in today’s youth culture. Visit www.notquiteadults.com for more information on this revelatory book. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Something s Not Quite Right

Something s Not Quite Right Author Guy Billout
ISBN-10 9781567922660
Release 2004-01
Pages 32
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In this slightly off-beat, deliberately challenging and striking oversized book, one of America's favourite artists offers up to 33 full-size paintings that portray scenes where things are, well, not quite right, but just enough so that most children will be able to spot the clever anomalies and paradoxes. Ages 8+.



Shame

Shame Author Salman Rushdie
ISBN-10 9781409058823
Release 2011-08-31
Pages 288
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Omar Khayyam Shakil had three mothers who shared everything. They shared the symptoms of pregnancy, they shared the son that they all claim to have borne on the same night. Raised at their six breasts, Omar's mothers teach him to live a life without shame. And it is training that proves very useful when he leaves his mothers’ fortress and makes the fateful mistake of falling in love. For he finds himself an unwitting player in an ongoing duel between the families of two men – one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasure – living in a world caught between honour and humiliation, where a moment of shame could prove fatal.



Not Quite Married

Not Quite Married Author Christine Rimmer
ISBN-10 9780373658831
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 224
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Clara Bravo turns down banker Dalton Ames' proposal after their brief affair leaves her pregnant, but Dalton decides to try to win her heart and make a home for their family.



A Not Quite Perfect Family

A Not Quite Perfect Family Author Claire Sandy
ISBN-10 9781509831296
Release 2017-04-06
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Funny, feisty and all-too-true, A Not Quite Perfect Family by Claire Sandy is for anyone who loves their family so much they’d just like a weekend away from them. Fern Carlile has a lot on her plate. It’s a good thing she loves her big, imperfectly perfect family, because she’s the one who washes their pants, de-fleas the dog and runs her own business. A hearty meal is the one thing that brings the Carliles together – but over the course of a year, the various courses also pull them apart. Around the table sits an eight-year-old militant feminist, a pair of teenage accidental parents, and a cantankerous OAP. Fern’s husband needs an extra seat for his spectacular midlife crisis. Will Fern’s marriage be over by the time coffee is served? Perhaps she’ll give in and have the hot new dish that looks so tempting. Decisions, decisions . . .



Doing It Over

Doing It Over Author Catherine Bybee
ISBN-10 1503950727
Release 2016-04-19
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Voted Most Likely to Succeed, Melanie Bartlett ended up anything but. The down-on-her-luck single mom wants a complete do-over--is that too much to ask? With her family long gone from River Bend, strong, independent Mel is as surprised as anyone to end up in the quaint small town she once called home. But with her friends, Jo and Zoe, by her side, and a comfortable room at Miss Gina's quirky bed-and-breakfast, she just might have turned the corner on a new life. Wyatt Gibson never liked the big city. River Bend suits the ruggedly handsome builder just fine. Wyatt knows he's home, even if that means being charmed by the appearance of Melanie and her spunky, adorable daughter. Is Wyatt's calm devotion--even amid a coming storm--enough to convince Mel she may have found a home to call her own, a family that never leaves, and a true love to last a lifetime?