Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway: Blood Like Fate by Liselle Sambury

TITLE: Blood Like Fate (Blood like Magic #2)

AUTHOR: Liselle Sambury

PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster 

RELEASE DATE: August 2, 2022

GENRES: YA Fantasy


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Voya fights to save her witch community from a terrible future.

Voya Thomas may have passed her Calling to become a full-fledged witch, but the cost was higher than she’d ever imagined.

Her grandmother is gone.

Her cousin hates her.

And her family doesn’t believe that she has what it takes to lead them.

What’s more, Voya can’t let go of her feelings for Luc, sponsor son of the genius billionaire Justin Tremblay—the man that Luc believes Voya killed. Consequently, Luc wants nothing to do with her. Even her own ancestors seem to have lost faith in her. Every day Voya begs for their guidance, but her calls go unanswered.

As Voya struggles to convince everyone—herself included—that she can be a good Matriarch, she has a vision of a terrifying, deadly future. A vision that would spell the end of the Toronto witches. With a newfound sense of purpose, Voya must do whatever it takes to bring her shattered community together and stop what’s coming for them before it’s too late.

Even if it means taking down the boy she loves—who might be the mastermind behind the coming devastation.

My Review:

4/5 ⭐️

This is a must read duology for any fantasy fan! The writing is fantastic, the worldbuilding immaculate. The unique magic within the story is as captivating as ever! This is a thick book, but I still read it in one sitting. The character development was as great as the first book, and I really enjoyed how this book wrapped up.

TW: discussions of and character with an eating disorder, addiction, gun violence and reference to police violence.


 Liselle Sambury is the Trinidadian-Canadian author of the Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalist, Blood Like Magic. Her work spans multiple genres, from fantasy to sci-fi, horror, and more. In her free time, she shares helpful tips for upcoming writers and details of her publishing journey through a YouTube channel dedicated to demystifying the sometimes complicated business of being an author. She’s represented by Kristy Hunter at The Knight Agency.

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Author’s instagram: @lisellesambury

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There are three (3) finished copies available courtesy of the publisher!


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