My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer

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When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede's long been in love with him, and isn't prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other...

My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water...

Title:My Sister, the Serial Killer
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780385544238
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    My Sister, the Serial Killer Reviews

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    OMG! This is dark! This is incredibly funny, entertaining! This is wild! This is incredibly smart, sarcastic and sardonic! Why did I wait too long? (Bang! Bang! Bang! Nope, I didn’t hit my head agai...

  • Roxane

    Clever novel about two sisters, one of whom is a serial killer, the other the resentful, yearning enabler. The satirical bent works really well here because it walks that fine line of being, given the...

  • Julie

    My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite is a 2018 Doubleday Books publication. Genius! That provocative title and amazing cover art certainly piques one's curiosity. Noticing all the posit...

  • elena ?

    She killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart. But then she stabbed him twice more to be sure. He sank to the floor. She could hear her own breathing and nothing else. A l...

  • Miranda Reads

    Halloween is just around the corner and it's time for some spooky books - but which ones are worth your time? Check out this BookTube Video for answers! The Written Review 3.5 stars It...

  • Felice Laverne

    Femi makes three, you know. Three, and they label you a serial killer. In case you haven't noticed, Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer has been taking the social media scene by storm...

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    (2.5?) I'm so torn on how to review this book.This was part of my "Goodreads Reading Challenge" as one of the nominees in the Thriller/Mystery section.While unique and interesting, I found it way too ...

  • Bibi

    Now, that’s what I call a damn good story!Wow. Where do I even start? Firstly, the story, coupled with the setting, alongside the characters, all resonate at a level only a fellow Nigerian would und...

  • Cindy

    3.5 stars. I was hooked from the beginning of this book and loved the subtle, dark humor ingrained in Braithwaite's writing. I found the characters and sister dynamic to be super compelling, which inc...

  • megs_bookrack

    **3.5-stars rounded up**My Sister, the Serial Killer is a unique novella following the perspective of a young Nigerian woman, Korede.Korede is a nurse and initially it seems she lives a fairly normal ...