I feel like my life has been made a better one by finding Helen on Instagram and discovering her book Heart of Mist. Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer is a fantasy novel you just have to read.
Watch my complete review below.
I’d love to hear what you thought about this book too.
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BASIC BOOK INFO
Title Heart of Mist
Author Helen Scheuerer
ABOUT HEART OF MIST BY HELEN SCHEUERER
Month September 2017
Book Heart of Mist
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Rating 8/10 8
What I loved I loved the idea of the magic. I loved Bleak’s drinking problem. It was unexpected and added so much to her character.
What I hated I hated the unknown and not knowing what was going to happen
My favorite part
What is your first impression of the title, the cover, back cover blurb?
I loved the cover. I didn’t know what to expect from the title but I definitely knew it was Fantasy.
What was your initial reaction to the book? Did it hook you immediately or did it take you a while to get into?
I struggled a bit to get into the book but I kept reading. And I’m so glad I did.
What was your favorite quote/passage?
“She didn’t know what it meant, but along with her power pulsed horror like she’d never known”
Did you find any themes throughout the book?
Alcoholism. Solitude. Deceit.
Which character did you like the most?
What three words would you use to describe the book?
Magical. Intriguing. Mystifying.
Your major emotional responses to events in the story?
I really pitied Bleak. I was rooting for her all along and her drinking problem made me want to help her. I wished that I could help her at some parts.
What does the story do best?
This story’s world is so well depicted. I have such amazing images in my mind.
What type of reader would be interested in this book?
What is your biggest takeaway from the book? Did you learn something? Change your mind about something? Gain new insight?
As the Spider-man quote goes “Along with great power, comes great responsibility” This is the same for Bleak and her powers. And in life. Sometimes we wish for more power but we also need to be aware of what will come with that power.