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My Sister, the Serial Killer - Oyinkan Braithwaite
My Sister, the Serial Killer
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"Feverishly hot"--PAULA HAWKINS "The wittiest and most fun murder party you've ever been invited to."--MARIE CLAIRE A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends "Femi makes three, you know.... show more
"Feverishly hot"--PAULA HAWKINS

"The wittiest and most fun murder party you've ever been invited to."--MARIE CLAIRE

A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends

"Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer."

Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead.

Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows the best solutions for cleaning blood, the trunk of her car is big enough for a body, and she keeps Ayoola from posting pictures of her dinner to Instagram when she should be mourning her "missing" boyfriend. Not that she gets any credit.

Korede has long been in love with a kind, handsome doctor at the hospital where she works. She dreams of the day when he will realize that she's exactly what he needs. But when he asks Korede for Ayoola's phone number, she must reckon with what her sister has become and how far she's willing to go to protect her.

Sharp as nails and full of deadpan wit, Oyinkan Braithwaite's deliciously deadly debut is as fun as it is frightening.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B079WNMQ4V
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.0 My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
What a cool read!I'd never been to Nigeria in books before. I found the setting very colorful, what was described anyway... was mostly attire.I really liked the characters, although I was frustrated at times by Ayoola's foolish and flirtatious manner. I can just imagine how her sister felt.The story...
Reading All Night
Reading All Night rated it
4.0 My Sister, The Serial Killer-Review
Even though this was not exactly what I was expecting , I still really enjoyed it to the point that I flew through it. Now it is on the shorter side , but I put aside other books I was reading just to finish it. Starting out I was expecting it to be more like [book:My Lovely Wife|39796904] or the [b...
Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
5.0
This was a quick and easy read. I loved its contemporary setting and unabashed display of a Nigerian society I actually recognise. As much as I appreciate all the renowned African literature set in politically charged times or civil unrest, it was refreshing to read a thriller based in an upper midd...
Can We Talk About Audiobooks...
Can We Talk About Audiobooks... rated it
3.0 3 Out Of 5 STARS for My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
FEATURING⇢ Novelle LengthDead BodiesFamilial/Sister BondsIs Blood Thicker Than Water?Nigeria SettingWith Audio Performed by Adepero Oduye LINK TO SYNOPSIS (AUTHOR'S WEBSITE) MY RATING⇢ 3 STARS | GRADE C MY THOUGHTS⇢ Dubbed as darkly funny...I don't know if I laughed even one time...w...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Set in present-day Lagos, Nigeria, this deliciously dark comedy is a tale of two sisters. Our narrator is Korede: responsible big sister, not considered attractive, used to protecting her sister and cleaning up her mess. Then we have Ayoola: spoiled brat of a little sister, reckless, used to getting...
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