Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman

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in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1945




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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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Mary Hoffman isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.

There comes a point in many writers' live when they want to write a sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It.* Helen Cresswell did it in 1992 with The Return of the Psammead; Jacqueline Wilson twenty years later with Four Children and It.

I passionately wanted to write Five Grandchildren and It in the 1980s but couldn't get anyone to take it. So I was ambivalent when Helen Cresswell got that... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.01 · 33,076 ratings · 1,916 reviews · 104 distinct works · Similar authors
City of Masks (Stravaganza,...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 9,202 ratings — published 2002 — 47 editions
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Amazing Grace
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 7,359 ratings — published 1991 — 26 editions
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City of Stars (Stravaganza,...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 4,841 ratings — published 2003 — 31 editions
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City of Flowers (Stravaganz...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 4,036 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
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City of Secrets (Stravaganz...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,474 ratings — published 2008 — 13 editions
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City of Ships (Stravaganza,...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,598 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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City of Swords (Stravaganza...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 934 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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The Falconer's Knot: A Stor...
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 862 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 321 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Boundless Grace
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 197 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)
3.9562034309478427 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 23,084 ratings

Amazing Grace Boundless Grace Grace & Family Starring Grace Princess Grace Grace at Christmas Bravo, Grace!
Grace (8 books)
4.25704449827872 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 7,843 ratings

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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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