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My Sister, the Serial Killer Pulpy, peppery and sinister, served up in a comic deadpanThis scorpion tailed little thriller leaves a response, and a sting, you will rememberNEW YORK TIMES The wittiest and most fun murder party you ve ever been invited toMARIE CLAIRELONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 WOMEN S PRIZEA short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriendsFemi 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. Read My Sister, the Serial Killer – wildweaves.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer
  • Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 06 June 2017
  • 0525564209

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  1. 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 contretemps, entirely plausible Interesting observations about social media, m...

  2. 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 positive reactions the book received, I just had to see for myself if it was worth all the kudos Well, I have to say, this is my kind of book Seriously, I really, really, really love satire and dark humor I do understand it is often an acquired taste, but it takes a special kind of creativity and bal 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 positive reactions the book received, I just had to see for myself if it was worth all the kudos Well, I have to say, this is my kind of book Seriously, I really, really, really love satire and dark humor I do understand it is often an acquired taste, but it takes a special kind of creativity and balance to pull it off Dark humor and satire are often very subtle and if you aren t in on the joke, it can sail ri...

  3. 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 the past few weeks And I get it the cover art is pardon my pun killer and the title exudes a certain titillation that will make a reader quickly reach for the book on the shelf For me, My Sister, the Serial Killer, was an easy, brisk read that I mostly read in one sitting And I was additionally 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 the past few weeks And I get it the cover art is pardon my pun killer and the title exudes a certain titillation that will make a reader quickly reach for the book on the shelf For me, My Sister, the Serial Killer, was an easy, brisk read that I mostly read in one sitting And I was additionally excited to read it when I realized that the author and I graduated from the same university in England and likely had the same creative writing instructors The short chapters some only a few sentences long created the effect of breezing through the novel at record speed, which is a plus, but it also created a few issues for this narrative.Oyinkan Braithwaite s debut novel follows sisters Ayoola and Korede Ayoola kills em and Korede cleans em up But this isn t just a novel about the boyf...

  4. 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 understand Besides all that, the plot itself is unique, the prose is crisp and evocative the characters, multilayered Then there s that dry sardonic humour that Braithwaite sprinkles throughout the story, causing me to laugh out loud when I probably should have been aghast Additionally, what Braithwa 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 understand Besides all that, the plot itself is unique, the prose is crisp and evocative the characters, multilayered Then there s that dry sardonic humour that Braithwaite sprinkles through...

  5. 4, the sisterhood of the travelingserial killer stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe a Read I finished this quite a bit ago, so I m going to do my best to remember everything I thought about this book This is at it s heart a story about two sisters, Korede and Ayoola Korede is pragmatic, level headed and sensible Her sister Ayoola, is none of these things Ayoola is rash, beautiful, vibrant, the favored child and deeply irresponsible Oh, also did I mention she s a sociop 4, the sisterhood of the travelingserial killer stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe a Read I finished this quite a bit ago, so I m going to do my best to remember everything I thought about this book This is at it s heart a story about two sisters, Korede and Ayoola Korede is pragmatic, level headed and sensible Her sister Ayoola, is none of these things Ayoola is rash, beautiful, vibrant, the favored child and deeply irresponsible Oh, also did I mention she s a sociopath Yeah, well that too This story takes place in Braithwaite s birthplace of Nigera and follows these ...

  6. I can t pinpoint the exact moment I realized that Ayoola was beautiful and I wasnot But what I do know is that I was aware of my own inadequacies long before Korede is a nurse in Nigeria, dedicated to her patients and well respected by her superiors But no matter what her achievements are, she knows she ll always play second fiddle to her younger sister, Ayoola Ayoola is the pretty one, the favorite and she s a psychotic murderer.One night Ayoola summons Korede to her boyfriend s house I can t pinpoint the exact moment I realized that Ayoola was beautiful and I wasnot But what I do know is that I was aware of my own inadequacies long before Korede is a nurse in Nigeria, dedicated to her patients and well respected by her superiors But no matter what her achievements are, she knows she ll always play second fiddle to her younger sister, Ayoola Ayoola is the pretty one, the favorite and she s a psychotic murderer.One night Ayoola summons Korede to her boyfriend s house Ayoola says he attacked her and in self defense, she stabbed him It doesn t matter what the facts really are who would disbelieve Ayoola Korede is the sensible one, the calm one, the logical one who takes charge of the situation She knows how to clean up the blood so no traces are found She knows how to get rid of the body It seems she has had a great deal of practice with this sort of thin...

  7. 4.5 rounded up I discovered this novel by accident while I was browsing the longlist for Orange Women Prize I had no intention to read any of the proposed books since this year I don t feel I have the time to follow awards but the title immediately caught my eye After reading the blurb I just knew I had to buy it and I left everything else I had started for this one I am so glad I did because it was such a pleasant surprise I should let myself carried away by my instinctsoften What 4.5 rounded up I discovered this novel by accident while I was browsing the longlist for Orange Women Prize I had no intention to read any of the proposed books since this year I don t feel I have the time to follow awards but the title immediately caught my eye After reading the blurb I just knew I had to buy it and I left everything else I had started for this one I am so glad I did because it was such a pleasant surprise I should let myself carried away by my instinctsoften What is it about except the obvious, a sister who is a serial killer Well, I think one of the main questions that I was left with is Is the enabler as guilty as the perpetrator In my opinion, yes, but you should make up your own mind It is also a novel about loyalty and its limits, family dynamics and loveKorede, a plain woman, is a nurse at a hospital in Lagos Her sister, Ayoola is a local beauty, a fashion designer and a serial killer of her boyfriends Whenever she murders another boo ...

  8. Set in Nigeria, My Sister, the Serial Killer follows dependable Korede and her younger sister, Ayoola, who oops occasionally murders people Braithwaite s debut ranges from wry and macabre to predicable and stale She lures her audience with two striking opening lines, and the first few chapters promise a sinster tale of deadpan humor and sly coverups, but the book quickly succumbs to familiar tropes the beautiful, can do nothing wrong younger sister and the older, less attractive sibling b Set in Nigeria, My Sister, the Serial Killer follows dependable Korede and her younger sister, Ayoola, who oops occasionally murders people Braithwaite s debut ranges from wry and macabre to predicable and stale She lures her audience with two striking opening lines, and the first few chapters promise a sinster tale of deadpan humor and sly coverups, but the book quickly succumbs to familiar tropes the beautiful, can do nothing wrong younger sister and the older, less attractive sibling bearing the brunt of responsibility a woman so beautiful men just want tobe with her and two women fighting over the same man Aside from taking a satirical approach to murder, there s...

  9. FIVE STARS I LOVE THISFemi makes three, you know Three and they label you a serial killer Ok, truth here this is not a suspenseful thriller, despite the enticing title It IS a novel about family dynamics, love between sisters and loyalty to the ones that matter in your life The minute I started this short, richly dark and funny book, I was HOOKED It is elegant and lovely, all gorgeous words on a page Set in Nigeria, very up to the minute contemporary, and oh so addictive The story cen FIVE STARS I LOVE THISFemi makes three, you know Three and they label you a serial killer Ok, truth here this is not a suspenseful thriller, despite the enticing title It IS a novel about family dynamics, love between sisters and loyalty to the ones that matter in your life The minute I started this short, richly dark and funny book, I was HOOKED It is elegant and lovely, all gorgeous words on a page Set in Nigeria, very up to the minute contemporary, and oh so addictive The story centers around a beautiful 20 something that is so alluring, every man falls in love with her at first sight Unfortunately for them, our pretty girl tends to murder the man after she grows tired of him Her older sister is the slightly bitter one, responsible with a full time job and a neatnik cleaning fetish This comes in handy since her little sis calls her after every murder to help clean up and dispose of the body.DOES THIS SOUND CRAZY Yes, it is And l...

  10. She killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart But then she stabbed him twiceto be sure He sank to the floor She could hear her own breathing and nothing elseA line like that is enough to grip the reader and their attention into a disturbing read of a serial killer and her sister Being transported to a small town in Nigeria, where the sister of a nurse has just called her letting her know she has killed another one of her boyfriends is, without a doubt, somethingShe killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart But then she stabbed him twiceto be sure He sank to the floor She could hear her own breathing and nothing elseA line like that is enough to grip the reader and their attention into a disturbing read of a serial killer and her sister Being transported to a small town in Nigeria, where the sister of a nurse has just called her letting her know she has killed another one of her boyfriends is, without a doubt, something disturbing I would be up for reading Unfortunately, the plot of that took a different turn and did not live to its praise I strongly feel like I m on the minority here, but the author did not manage to make me laugh at the humor and I did not find anything disturbing, be...

  11. This book reads like a bowl of popcorn Fresh, light, hot and salty Each very short chapter going down with a crunch, my hand already reaching greedily into the bowl for the next It s so very easy to read but it contains complexity that satisfies All at once it is mysterious, funny, disturbing The current of feminism gone awry runs through it Family ties that strangle Korede is the responsible sister Ayoola is the serial killer She s the perfect black widow, beautiful and charming She This book reads like a bowl of popcorn Fresh, light, hot and salty Each very short chapter going down with a crunch, my hand already reaching greedily into the bowl for the next It s so very easy to read but it contains complexity that satisfies All at once it is mysterious, funny, disturbing The current of feminism gone awry runs through it Family ties that strangle Korede is the responsible sister Ayoola is the serial killer She s the perfect black widow, beautiful and charming She lures men into her web and then punishes them for their stupidity Korede cleans up the mess But for how long I admire the way that this author walked the tightrope of satire, keeping the story from slipping into genre or farce At no point does the reader feel comfortable or vindicated by the murders In fact, we are disturbed the victims are intelligent, kind, talented, n...