How can you play the game when the cards are stacked against you?
Faridah Abike-Iyimide is a writer from South London who has dreamed of writing books about Black kids saving (or destroying) the world all her life. She is an avid tea drinker, a collector of strange mugs, and is currently studying English, Chinese and Anthropology in the Scottish Highlands. Faridah can be found on Twitter at @faridahlikestea, on Instagram at @faridahlikestea, and at www.faridahabikeiyimide.com where she also runs a weekly literary podcast, "The Write Type".
One of 2021's exciting debuts * Cosmopolitan *
Strong Gossip Girl vibes and a whole lot of mystery. * Buzzfeed *
This thriller is Get Out meets Gossip Girl * ELLE magazine *
A tense, compelling YA thriller that will appeal to fans of Karen McManus * The Guardian *
This summer's hottest YA debut * Entertainment Weekly *
Fans of Karen McManus and Holly Jackson, prepare for your next YA obsession... * The Observer *
A heart-racing and twisty thriller that grapples so much more than a simple mystery; ACE OF SPADES explores being both queer and Black, and the sinister, destructive nature of white supremacy and racism. * Alice Oseman, author of Heartstopper *
Ace of Spades is my favourite YA novel in some time! A love letter to Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars... a hugely accomplished debut. * Juno Dawson *