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Samantha Hoffman

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Hoffman lives and writes in Chicago, and graduated from DePaul University.

Biography: Samantha Hoffman is a runner, reader, film buff, tech geek, blogging queen, personal assistant, chef, wine enthusiast, volunteer, animal lover, sister, friend, lover of life, and…oh yes, a writer. Her stories have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul, The Corner Magazine in London and numerous other print and online publications. She also writes a popular blog about life in Chicago, at What More Could You Wish For, is her debut novel, and she is currently hard at work on her second.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Romance

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Samantha Hoffman on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

What more could you wish for /
ISBN: 1250003032 OCLC: 759914037

St. Martin's Griffin, New York : 2012.

Do you ever think about your first love, the one you thought you couldn't live without? Libby Carson does, and when she receives a marriage proposal she turns to to reach out to her high-school boyfriend, Patrick ... just for fun. But fun soon turns to flirtation and Libby, startled to feel the same stirrings of passion she felt at seventeen, wonders if she's having a mid-life crisis. Is it possible, ahe wonders, to feel so giddy and carefree at fifty? Is it possible to sustain it? Events take a turn when Libby is faced with not one, but two offers of marriage. There's no getting around it now--Libby must take stock of her life and everyone in it, to answer for herself the question that everyone has been asking her--What more could you wish for?