Helen was born in liverpool, england, and now lives in a barn in northern california, where she reads, writes, and looks after an embarrassing number of cats. Those who like unusual ghost stories without the usual horror will enjoy this book. Read spellbinder by helen stringer for free with a 30 day free trial. Stringer is a good writer, and keeps the story moving swiftly, describing events and settings clearly, so one never feels lost, even in the strange worlds she evokes.
So when ghosts start disappearing, belladonna starts worrying. Buy a cheap copy of spellbinder book by helen stringer. Okay, she can talk to ghosts, but everyone has their problems. Spellbinder, the first in helen stringers series, was delightful. Helen stringer audio books, best sellers, author bio. Today, i have with me author helen stringer, author of spellbinder and the midnight gate, two wonderfully spooky and supernatural middle grade novels. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading spellbinder. The book is reminiscent of eva ibbotson, whose asides could be a little too coy, but who invariably brought a certain zest to the storytelling. The midnight gate spellbinder hardcover may 10, 2011 by helen stringer author. And its a trait she could do without, because what twelveyearold wants to be caught talking to someone invisible.
Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Apr 12, 2011 helen stringer grew up in liverpool, england, and currently lives in northern california. I really enjoyed this book with all the mystery and its adventure, and i read lots of fantasy, so this book was really exciting for me, and i hope for all of you who read this, if after you read this you might have found there was a little bit of romance perhaps. Stringer debuts with an adventurous, darkly humorous ghost story. She worked briefly for merseyside museums before following local and family tradition by getting involved in the music business, managing a new wave rock band and editing a local music paper. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading. The spellbinder by helen stringer book trailer youtube. I do not own any of the images, or sounds in this clip.
Some of the elements and the characters are standard fantasy fare, but the writing is solid and the overall premise imaginative. Its been two months since belladonna johnson discovered she was the spellbinder, and shes full of questions about her. Armed with a unique premise and a sympathetic heroine, stringer presents an adventure sure to keep readers flipping pages long after bedtime. Read spellbinder by helen stringer available from rakuten kobo. I used to tell endless stories to my sister at night after wed gone to bed. She is also the author of spellbinder helen stringer grew up in liverpool, england, and currently lives in northern california. Its been two months since belladonna johnson discovered she was the spellbinder, and shes full of questions about her powers. The newer, blue cover is far more accurate in illustrating the novel. The spellbinder book series by helen stringer includes books spellbinder, the midnight gate, and the blood binding. Helen was born in liverpool, england, and now lives in a barn in northern california, where she reads, writes, and looks after. She is the author of spellbinder and the midnight gate. Spellbinder by helen stringer this was such a fun read, i loved it.
Helen stringer grew up in liverpool, england, and currently lives in northern california. While living in the us, she studied film, winning several student film awards, and was a directing fellow at the american film institute center for advanced film and television. Stringer maintains the humor and logic of preteens. Spellbinder series, book 1 by helen stringer overdrive. Helen was born in liverpool, england, and now lives in a barn in northern. I really enjoyed this reading of the book by the author, helen stringer.
In fact, shes been living with her dead parents since their unfortunate car accident. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Jun 11, 2015 this is an amateur book trailer of helen stringer s the spellbinder. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the midnight gate. May 10, 2011 the midnight gate ebook written by helen stringer. There was a somewhat interesting story hiding in spellbinder by helen stringer, but it was overshadowed by the authors inability to dole out information properly the main method seemed to be that instead of saying something usefulexpositiony, the people talking would get incredibly irritated, i am pretty sure the word irritated appears in this book around. The midnight gate ebook by helen stringer rakuten kobo.
The last ghost and the midnight gate, as well as the novelette the blood binding. Aug 11, 2009 spellbinder helen stringer spellbinder by helen stringer this was such a fun read, i loved it. Click download or read online button to get spellbinder book now. At school belladonna does her best not to be seen talking to ghost, everyone already thinks shes strange. A belladonna johnson adventure in the uk was a fun read for me. Spellbinder is a first novel and every once in a while it shows, but i really like this book, which besides being funny and adventurous is simply a welltold tale. The descriptions are crisp and clever, and never overwrought or artsy or amateurish. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. When a ghost finds belladonna and her classmate, steve, and gives them a mysterious map, the friends dont know if they should be looking for or hiding from the one person who holds the answers to belladonnas powers. Owens valleys widest selection of books since 1970. Stringers ability to build a strong sense of mystery, entwined with western mythology, will pull readers through to the end. Spellbinder, helen stringer shop online for books in australia.
Read spellbinder online by helen stringer books free 30day. Fishpond australia, spellbinder by helen stringerbuy. All those who love fantasy, mystery, and adventure, this is the book for you. Nov 22, 2009 stringer further hints at the existence of a mastermind overseeing the villain featured in this debut book. Helen stringer is the author of the wonderful new fantasy novel spellbinder. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android.
This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The turkish subtitles may not be exact, i do not take. Apr 12, 2011 spellbinder by helen stringer, 9780312643492, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Browse helen stringers bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. I have read the book, and have shared the book with my kids where enjoyed it as well. Discover book depositorys huge selection of helen stringer books online. May 10, 2011 its been two months since belladonna johnson discovered she was the spellbinder, and shes full of questions about her powers. Customers who bought this item also bought these digital items. Helen stringer twelveyearold belladonna johnson, who lives with the ghosts of her parents in the north of england, teams up with an alwaysintrouble classmate to investigate why all of the ghosts in the world.
Stringer further hints at the existence of a mastermind overseeing the villain featured in this debut book. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Her most recent novel, paradigm, is a fast moving scifi adventure set in the not too distant future. Spellbinder, helen stringer shop online for books in. The midnight gate by helen stringer nook book ebook. Helen stringer is the author of the middle grade fantasy novels spellbinder uk title. Goth and quirky and funny without being condescending about any of those things and about kids who seem real, who have real problems, who make mistakes, who arent templates of childhood perfection. Written by helen stringer, audiobook narrated by helen stringer. Pan macmillan uk, sep 17, 2009 juvenile fiction 320 pages. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Spellbinder, the first in helen stringer s series, was delightful. Its a trait shes inherited from her mothers side of the family, like blue eyes or. Spellbinder is a fun and slightly quirky novel that brings readers on a romp through the world of the dead in order to save the land of the living. See the complete spellbinder series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Read the midnight gate by helen stringer available from rakuten kobo. Aug 24, 2010 listen to spellbinder audiobook by helen stringer. Jan 01, 2009 helen stringer is the author of the middle grade fantasy novels spellbinder uk title. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Its a trait shes inherited from her mothers side of the family, like blue eyes or straight hair. Spellbinder by helen stringer, 9780312643492, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Spellbinder spellbinder, book 1 by helen stringer book cover, description, publication history. Spellbinder spellbinder, book 1 by helen stringer fantastic fiction. Were very excited to share her answers to our questions about writing and about her newest book. Helen stringer has 11 books on goodreads with 6093 ratings. I was pleased that it ended thoroughly, even while hinting at a sequel. The book can be creepy, or exciting, or scary, or funny, and its always appropriate and never overdone.259 573 889 550 756 336 454 1212 27 131 809 314 809 468 1254 846 535 885 311 1062 356 1513 1308 799 1590 388 1013 1404 161 808 1309 1078 82 630 907 1057 892 63 1050