All I Have to Give: A Christmas Love Story (Google eBook)

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Baker Books, Jul 15, 2008 - Fiction - 176 pages
22 Reviews
Anna and Michael have been trying for years without success to have a baby. Now in her late thirties, Anna has given up on the hope of motherhood after heartbreaking miscarriages and shattered dreams. As Christmas nears, she has to consider the possibility that it might be time to empty out the nursery and convert it to a guest room. Amidst her heartache, Anna secretly struggles with strange health problems that have her very worried.
But, as often happens at Christmastime, there are miracles in store for Anna and Michael. As each tries to give the other the perfect Christmas gift the magic of Christmas is working its way into their lives. And what each of them unwraps for Christmas will surprise everyone.

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Ugh. I knew the ending after the first 2 chapters. - Goodreads
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I could actually see the ending by Chapter 5. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Steve Campbell - Goodreads

As other reviewers have pointed out, you can see the Gift of the Magi ending a mile away. That's okay, though. What made this story fall flat was that it seemed to get bogged down when Anna kept ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elaine - Goodreads

A delightful story full of misunderstandings & misconceptions. A new take on O. Henry's classic Christmas story. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books with sales of more than five million. She is the author of several Christmas books from Revell, including the bestselling The Christmas Bus, The Christmas Dog, and Christmas at Harrington's, which is being considered for a TV movie. She is also the author of many teen books, including Just Another Girl, Anything but Normal, Double Take, and the Diary of a Teenage Girl series. She is the winner of a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspirational market for her many books, including the Diary of a Teenage Girl series and Finding Alice. Melody and her husband live in Oregon.For more information about Melody visit her website at

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