I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the VERSE BOOK 2: THE SECOND GATE by Sam Beck Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! 

About The Book

Author: Sam Beck, Rebecca Taylor (Editor)
Pub. Date: June 28, 2022
Publisher: Wonderbound
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 256
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, Kindle, B&NiBooks, TBD, Bookshop.org



Held captive by the leaders of a dangerous new movement, Neitya is forced to face a darker side of her abilities that threaten to tear her away from Fife, her only true friend. The only way back to one another may be to follow their destinies down divergent paths and discover what it means to face their worst fears alone. 

Book 2 of the three-book original graphic novel fantasy series!


“Verse’s rich drawings and colours beautifully illustrate a complicated, engaging fantasy world filled with sympathetic characters. I can’t wait to learn more about them as their journey continues!” — Faith Erin Hicks ― “The Nameless City” – Comics Creator, Writer, Artist

“An intricately woven tale of magic and mystery, Sam Beck has written and illustrated an unforgettable story.” — Victoria Ying ― Illustrator – “Diana Princess of the Amazons,” “I Kissed Alice,” and more!

“VERSE is an intricately woven story of magic, mystery and unforgettable characters with lushly illustrated worlds. You’ll want more and more.” — Victoria Ying ― Illustrator – “Diana Princess of the Amazons,” “I Kissed Alice,” and more!

“Verse is the sort of book you spend hours pouring over, even after the first read. Every single page is a visual delight – I lingered on every panel and relished every page-turn. Sam expertly crafts a sprawling world full of gripping characters and thrilling stakes that transported me to another dimension– it’s the kind of book I would have devoured as a teenager, and certainly still love now.” — Hannah Templer ― Artist – “Cosmoknights”

Grab book 1 VERSE now!


FOR DOWNLOADABLE DIGITAL ITEMS (Bookmarks, Digital Wallpapers, and Poster), please click on this link: https://www.readwonderbound.com/books/verse-book-1/

To see and hear Sam talk about VERSE, click on the YouTube link below for her Zoom chat at the 2021 US Book Show, entitled: MAGIC IS REAL: https://youtu.be/6kJ_1k–KDs

About Sam Beck

Sam Beck is a writer and illustrator living in Toronto. She likes to explore themes of identity and relationships through the lens of fantasy. Sam has done work with Dark Horse, Vault Comics, and BOOM! Studios. When she’s not drawing, find her admiring the forests of northern Ontario or playing the ocarina and guitar.

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2 winners will receive a finished copy of VERSE BOOK 2: THE SECOND GATE, US Only.

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Tour Schedule

Week One:

6/13/2022The Momma SpotGuest Post
6/14/2022Sadie’s SpotlightGuest Post/IG Post
6/15/2022BookHounds YA Guest Post/IG Post
6/16/2022Ya Books CentralGuest Post
6/17/2022Two Chicks on BooksGuest Post
6/18/2022@jaimerockstarbooktoursIG Post

Week Two:

6/19/2022Lady HawkeyeExcerpt/IG Post
6/20/2022Read With Serena Review/IG Post
6/21/2022Living in a BookworldGuest Post
6/22/2022#BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee BlogSpotlight
6/23/2022Lifestyle of MeReview/IG Post
6/24/2022Rajiv’s ReviewsReview/IG Post
6/25/2022@thechattybookwormTikTok Review/IG Post

Week Three:

6/26/2022Fire and IceReview
6/27/2022Eli to the nthReview/IG Post
6/28/2022Nonbinary Knight ReadsReview/IG Post/TikTok Post
6/29/2022Library of Alexandria ArchivesReview/IG Post
6/30/2022TakeALookAtMyBookshelfReview/IG Post
7/1/2022The Bookwyrm’s DenReview
7/2/2022A Backwards Story Review/IG Post

Week Four:

7/3/2022NerdophilesReview/IG Post
7/4/2022modefiiReview/IG Post
7/5/2022@allyluvsbooksalatteReview/IG Post
7/6/2022Two Points of InterestReview
7/7/2022onemusedIG Post
7/8/2022beersbooksandboosReview/IG Post/TikTok Post

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