Date of Publication: 10/06/2021,
Pagination: 480 pages,
Imprint: Usborne Publishing Ltd,
Published By: Usborne Publishing Ltd,
Book Classification: For National Curriculum Key Stage 4 & GCSE,
Description: A compelling, incendiary, and unputdownable thriller with a shocking twist, Faridah Abike-Iyimide delves deep into the heart of institutionalized racism with this compulsive debut.
19.8 cm H | 12.9 cm W | 3.3 cm T | 388 g Wt
"One of 2021's biggest books." gal-dem"This summer's hottest YA debut." Entertainment WeeklyAn instant New York Times bestseller, ACE OF SPADES is Gossip Girl meets Get Out, with a shocking twist.
Buried secrets come to light when two students are targeted by an anonymous bully with an explosive agenda. 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. - AcesWelcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect.
Until now. Because anonymous texter, Aces, is revealing the darkest secrets of two students. 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... Unputdownable and utterly compulsive, this high-octane thriller takes a powerful look at institutionalized racism.
As seen in Vogue, The Guardian, Marie Claire, The New York Times, Elle, Buzzfeed, Cosmo and Entertainment Weekly, and on BBC Front Row, perfect for fans of Karen McManus, Holly Jackson and Angie Thomas. "ACE OF SPADES is the thought-provoking thriller we ALL need." Nic Stone, #1 NYT bestselling author"A heart-racing and twisty thriller." Alice Oseman"Strong Gossip Girl vibes and a whole lot of mystery." Buzzfeed"Thunderous and terrifying.
There's no way you're putting this down until you get to the last page." Maureen Johnson, NYT bestselling author