Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman

in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1945



Mary Hoffman is a bestselling British author and reviewer, born in 1945. She is a true enthusiast of Italy and spends a lot of her time there, which shows in her Stravaganza novels: a series currently in publication. In total, she has written over 80 books, including the aforementioned Stravaganza series and the bestselling picture book, Amazing Grace. Mary is also the editor of a review magazine Armadillo for kids.

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In the last week or so I've been to two very different sorts of book launch. The first was in York, in a medieval building, where mulled ale and various spiced tartlets were served. After a five hour drive that got us there just in time for the speech, we were present to celebrate a book by my sister-in-law, Dr. Anna Baldwin.

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Average rating: 4.01 · 43,519 ratings · 2,399 reviews · 132 distinct works · Similar authors
City of Masks (Stravaganza,...

3.90 avg rating — 12,330 ratings — published 2002 — 50 editions
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Amazing Grace

4.31 avg rating — 9,782 ratings — published 1991 — 27 editions
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City of Stars (Stravaganza,...

4.01 avg rating — 6,106 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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City of Flowers (Stravaganz...

3.97 avg rating — 5,081 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
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City of Secrets (Stravaganz...

3.88 avg rating — 3,123 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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City of Ships (Stravaganza,...

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City of Swords (Stravaganza...

3.87 avg rating — 1,345 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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The Falconer's Knot: A Stor...

3.61 avg rating — 1,020 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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3.33 avg rating — 407 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Boundless Grace

4.13 avg rating — 267 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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More books by Mary Hoffman…
City of Masks City of Stars City of Flowers City of Secrets City of Ships City of Swords
Stravaganza (6 books)
3.94 avg rating — 30,083 ratings

Amazing Grace Boundless Grace Grace & Family Starring Grace Princess Grace Grace at Christmas Bravo, Grace!
Grace (8 books)
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“My guard will run you through if he catches you looking at my face," said Arianna.
"I don't think so. I think it might be treason to kill a duke," said Luciano.
"But you're not a duke," said Arianna.
"I will be if you marry me," said Luciano.
"Yes, you would be," said Arianna.
"If you are asking me."
"I'm asking."
"And if I accepted."
"Do you?"
"I do. With all my heart.”
Mary Hoffman, City of Flowers

“There are some choices you can only make once. You can't go back to where you made a choice and then take the other one.”
Mary Hoffman, City of Flowers

“I hardly think a girl is much of a threat. I presume you searched her for weapons? But if she attempts to suffocate me with her straw mattress, I promise to call out for help.”
Mary Hoffman, City of Masks

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