Ace of Spades

About The Book

"Growing up, I realized quite quickly that people hate being called racist more than they hate racism itself."

Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is...I'm here to divide and conquer. - Aces

Welcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. Because anonymous texter, Aces, is bringing two students' dark secrets to light.

Talented musician Devon buries himself in rehearsals, but he can't escape the spotlight when his private photos go public.

Head girl Chiamaka isn't afraid to get what she wants, but soon everyone will know the price she has paid for power.

Someone is out to get them both. Someone who holds all the aces. And they're planning much more than a high-school game...

Warning: This book contains themes that may be upsetting including suicide ideation and intense bullying. May not be suitable for younger readers.

Themes/Trigger Warnings: Racism, Classism Homophobia, Bullying, Suicide Ideation

Cover Art by Kingsley Nebechi

Check out the Author

Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is the instant New York Times, International bestselling & Award-winning author of Ace Of Spades, billed as ‘Get Out meets Gossip Girl’, Entertainment Weekly has called it “this summer’s hottest YA debut”. Born and raised in Croydon, South London, Faridah moved to the Scottish Highlands for her undergraduate degree where she completed a BA in English Literature.

Àbíké-Íyímídé established and runs a mentorship scheme for unagented writers of colour, helping them on their journey to get published. She has also written for NME, The Bookseller, Readers Digest and gal-dem.

Find out more on her website, Instagram or on Twitter.

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