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Helen Stringer

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Helen Stringer is the author of the middle grade fantasy novels Spellbinder (UK title: The Last Ghost) and The Midnight Gate, as well as the novelette The Blood Binding. Her most recent novel, Paradigm, is a fast moving scifi adventure set in the not too distant future. 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.

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Q: When is YA not YA? A: When it's a movie

Paradigm Front CoverA recent article in Studio System News (SSN) discussed the appeal of what it described as "YA lit" to studios and motion picture production companies. (You can read the original article here.) The writer of the article described all literature aimed at children and teens as "YA." This is not uncommon, but it goes quite a long way toward explaining why Hollywood keeps making movies based on succ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 06, 2013 14:14 Tags: middle-grade, movies, tv, ya
Average rating: 3.86 · 1,791 ratings · 255 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
Spellbinder (Spellbinder #1)

3.77 avg rating — 1,225 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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The Midnight Gate (Spellbin...

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The Blood Binding (Spellbin...

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Paradigm

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The Lost Lands: A Belladonn...

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No Better Thing Under The S...

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Sam Cooper and his friend Nathan drive around the country in a 1968 cherry red GTO. The world is in bad shape. After multiple economic collapses and natural disasters, the United States is no more. Most people..." Read more of this review »
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Death in the City of Light by David King
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A fascinating look at the search for a serial killer in Nazi-occupied Paris, "Death in the City of Light" is marred by a structure that is too confusing. Rather than letting the reader discover the story along with the criminal investigators, the aut ...more
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Where Excuses Go to Die by John Espinosa Nelson
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" Alexandria wrote: "I have two younger cousins. Jake is 18 and his younger brother Matt is 16. Now, Matt doesn't read a lot, (he's more of a hardcore g ...more "
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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I was really looking forward to reading this as the premise sounded fascinating. Unfortunately I found it a rather tedious slog. I think one of my main problems was the Welsh setting. I know Wales really well (one of my favorite places - truly beauti ...more
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“Graveyards were the one place Belladonna never saw ghosts.”
Helen Stringer, Spellbinder

“That lot upstairs couldn't organize a booze-up in a brewery, let alone come up with a plan to save the Nine Worlds.”
Helen Stringer, The Midnight Gate

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Gayathri You have an interesting selection of books!!!


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