Ace of Spades | November 2021 Bookclub Selection

The MahoganyBooks | Very Smart Brothas bookclub November reading selection is Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide. With heart-pounding suspense and relevant social commentary comes a high-octane thriller from debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé. Ace of Spades is Gossip Girl meets Get Out, a YA contemporary thriller about two students, Devon & Chiamaka, and their struggles against an anonymous bully.

We will meet to discuss the book on December 3, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at our Anacostia location.


About the Book

Ace of Spades is a clever thriller that, just as you think you’ve got it figured out, pulls the rug out from under you. –Angeline Boulley, New York Times-bestselling author of Firekeeper’s Daughter

Readers will love this thriller-mystery… A revelatory, buzzworthy debut. —School Library Journalstarred review


When two Niveus Private Academy students, Devon Richards and Chiamaka Adebayo, are selected to be part of the elite school’s senior class prefects, it looks like their year is off to an amazing start. After all, not only does it look great on college applications, but it officially puts each of them in the running for valedictorian, too.

Shortly after the announcement is made, though, someone who goes by Aces begins using anonymous text messages to reveal secrets about the two of them that turn their lives upside down and threaten every aspect of their carefully planned futures.

As Aces shows no sign of stopping, what seemed like a sick prank quickly turns into a dangerous game, with all the cards stacked against them. Can Devon and Chiamaka stop Aces before things become incredibly deadly?

With heart-pounding suspense and relevant social commentary comes a high-octane thriller from debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé.


Discussion Day Info

The discussion will take place on November 3rd from 6PM-8PM EST at MahoganyBooks, located at 1231 Good Hope Rd., SE Washington, DC 20020.

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