Thinking I perhaps had a bad battery (and not being able to return it) I purchased another one from a different source. Upon installing this one (at a 75% charge) I noticed it would show the same thing 'not charging'.
Putting the Nook original battery back in made everything happy.
I have tried different cables and power plugs, reboots, hard reboots, pulling the battery holding the power down for 60sec, even doing the factory reset re-register. Nothing seems to help.
Has anyone else seen this type of behavior with a new battery?
Possible that both are bad? Or is there some value that is not getting cleared?
Any help or pointers will be appreciated.