The Revenge Game (Hardcover)

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A wickedly comic feminist mystery about the dark side of a hopeless romantic's seemingly perfect love story. A must-read for fans of The Cheerleaders!

"Whip-smart… A thrilling romp from start to finish."—Jessica Goodman New York Times bestselling author of They Wish They Were Us

Alyson is a romantic, and sometimes it gets her into trouble. Like last summer, she thought her co-worker was into her, when in reality he found her flirting pathetic.

Then she meets Brenton Riggs Jr., and right away she knows that their connection isn’t just in her head. When he swoops in to save her one night from a less than savory party encounter, she falls head-over-heels. Finally, someone Alyson likes who likes her back!

But when she finds out about the King’s Cup—a competition the guys at their boarding school started to see who has the most sexual prowess—she’s put on edge. Does Brenton really want to be with her, or is he just trying to win? Then Alyson and the other girls at the school start a competition of their own: The Queen’s Cup. It’s all about reclaiming their power. But as the competition heats up, Alyson’s relationship begins to fall apart—and it isn’t long before the cracks in her perfect love story start to show through.

About the Author

Jordyn Taylor is the deputy digital editor at Men’s Health magazine and the award-winning author of the young adult novels The Paper Girl of Paris and Don't Breathe a Word. She is also an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Jordyn was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and now lives in New York.

Praise For…


"A whip-smart (and lowkey hilarious!) mystery with a pitch-perfect protagonist and a spot-on message about the dangers of unchecked misogyny. The Revenge Game is a thrilling romp from start to finish."—Jessica Goodman NYT bestselling author of They Wish They Were Us

"It all comes together to give us that level of thrill that we obviously cannot get enough of, especially when it comes to Jordyn's books."—Cosmopolitan

"Smartly written, it's a feminist mystery that'll keep the reader glued."—Women's Health

"A fiercely feminist novel. Hand to fans of Karen M. McManus and Jessica Goodman."—SLJ

"A highly readable mystery about toxic masculinity and the friendships that exist within and in spite of it."—Booklist

"An empowering and timely feminist mystery." —Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780593563649
ISBN-10: 0593563646
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 320
Language: English