Hi! I’m Liselle

YA Author


Liselle Sambury Circle Crop Headshot credit to Stuart W

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.

Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury book cover

Get ready for the house that devours and the girls who bite back


The Haunting of Hill House meets Sadie in this evocative and mind-bending psychological thriller following two teen girls navigating the treacherous past of a mysterious mansion ten years apart

Coming out Feb 28, 2023!

Countdown to Delicious Monsters!









Cover of Blood Like Magic, Black girl with natural hair out, crop top and jeans, and purple and pink smoke, says Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury with blurb from Tracy Deonn

Blood Like Magic

Available Now

Sixteen-year-old Voya Thomas is given the impossible task of either killing her first love or losing her family’s magic forever.

the cover of Blood Like Fate which is a Black girl in a white dress, with thick naturally curly hair in a half up style with white hair pins, and a small scar on her chest

Blood Like Fate

Available Now

Voya deals with the fallout from the impossible task she was given in Blood Like Magic, and encounters an even greater danger.

Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury book cover

Delicious Monsters

Available February 28, 2023

Seventeen-year-old Daisy Odlin must confront the figurative and literal ghosts of her mother’s past when they inherit a mansion in northern Ontario.

Upcoming Events

thursday, feb 9th @ 7 pm

Your Bookish Life Panel • Virtual

If you are a fan of YA fantasy novels, then you will want to join us on Thursday, February 9, for an author event you won’t forget. We will be hosting authors Brianna Joy Crump and Liselle Sambury. They will be talking about their latest books, Of Cages and Crowns and Delicious Monsters. Kayleigh Platz will moderate this discussion.

saturday, feb 18th @ 2 pm

Q&A and Signing • In Person

Hosted by the Timmins Public Library, join local author Liselle Sambury, as she discusses her upcoming third novel, Delicious Monsters, as well as her Blood Like Magic duology!

Location: Timmins Public Library – Main Branch