Stravaganza City of Stars

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Bloomsbury USA, Oct 3, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 452 pages
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Georgia is an ordinary girl, living in London with her mother, stepfather and bully of a stepbrother and coping with the difficulties of growing up. But all that changes when she buys a tiny figurine in the form of a winged horse and suddenly finds herself swept up into the world of the Stravagante. Her talisman, the figurine, transports her to Remora the Talian parallel to Siena, Italy. There she meets Lucien, the Stravagante we first met in City of Masks and many other fascinating people who are in the midst of preparing for the Stellata, the city's annual horse race. Intrigue, romance, and the rare appearance of a true winged horse ensure an exciting adventure to rival the first in this captivating series.

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I liked the ending, surprisingly. - Goodreads
Unfortunately, the writing really ruined it for me. - Goodreads
There was absolutely no build-up and pacing. - Goodreads
The ending had me in turmoil. - Goodreads
There's nothing wrong with the plot per se. - Goodreads
The writing is very important to me. - Goodreads

Review: City of Flowers (Stravaganza #3)

User Review  - Marlene Santos - Goodreads

I have read this book in portuguese and it's the only one of this author that I have read. Nevertheless I found the book really good: lots of characters, two enemy families, romance, adventure ... Read full review

Review: City of Flowers (Stravaganza #3)

User Review  - Marjolein - Goodreads

READ IN DUTCH In this third book, as the story moves again to Giglia, the story turns grim building up for the grand series finale (or is it?) The story in this book is even more action packed than ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Mary Hoffman is the author of Amazing Grace and other wonderful books for children. The Stravaganza series is an exciting new direction for her acclaimed writing.

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