If not for you : a novel
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New York, NY : Ballantine Books, 2017.
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Mass market edition.
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421 pages ; 18 cm
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English
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9780553391985, 0553391984

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Includes excerpt of: Any dream will do.
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"If not for her loving but controlling parents, Beth Prudhomme might never have taken charge of her life and moved from her native Chicago to Portland, Oregon, where she has reconnected with her spirited Aunt Sunshine and found a job as a high school music teacher. If not for her friend Nichole Nyquist, Beth would never have met Sam Carney, although first impressions have left Beth with serious doubts. Sam is everything Beth is not--and her conservative parents' worst nightmare: a tattooed auto mechanic who's rough around the edges. Reserved and smart as a whip, Beth isn't exactly Sam's usual beer-drinking, pool-playing type of woman, either. But if not for an awkward setup one evening, Beth might never have left early and been involved in a car crash. And if not for Sam--who witnessed the terrifying ordeal, rushed to her aid, and stayed with her until help arrived--Beth might have been all alone, or worse. Yet as events play out, Sam feels compelled to check on Beth almost daily at the hospital--even bringing his guitar to play songs to lift her spirits. Soon their unlikely friendship evolves into an intense attraction that surprises them both. Before long, Beth's strong-willed mother, Ellie, blows into town spouting harsh opinions, especially about Sam, and reopening old wounds with Sunshine. When shocking secrets from Sam's past are revealed, Beth struggles to reconcile her feelings. But when Beth goes a step too far, she risks losing the man and the life she's come to love."--,Page [4] of cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Macomber, D. (2017). If not for you: a novel (Mass market edition.). Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Macomber, Debbie. 2017. If Not for You: A Novel. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

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Macomber, Debbie. If Not for You: A Novel New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 2017.

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Macomber, Debbie. If Not for You: A Novel Mass market edition., Ballantine Books, 2017.

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