Books The Morning Gift by Eva Ibbotson Paperback, 410 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $9.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Morning GiftAuthorEva Ibbotson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Stuck in Vienna when the Nazis took it over, Ruth Berger enters into a marriage of convenience with her father's young colleague, but finds it hard to return to her family and fiancâe when her true feelings surface. Genres: Young Adult Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Morning Gift 100 Best Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after.