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. New Download My Sister, the Serial Killer By Oyinkan Braithwaite For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tiffanydaniels.co.ukMy Sister, the Serial Killer

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer
  • Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 16 April 2018
  • 0525564209

15 thoughts on “My Sister, the Serial Killer

  1. says:

    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...

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    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 right over your head It requires a littleeffort, from the reader, too, on occasion, and that is the case with this book.Family is supposed to help one another out, right Set in Nigeria, amid a corrupt system of law and order, Korede is forever coming to the aid of her beautiful, but kooky, younger sister, Ayoola, who h...

  3. says:

    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 th...

  4. says:

    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 hum...

  5. says:

    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 two sisters through a series of situations Ayoola thrusts them into.You re a big sister now, Korede And big sisters look after little sisters.Y...

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    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 situat...

  7. says:

    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 ...

  8. says:

    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 nothing suber...

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    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 ...

  10. says:

    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 c...

  11. says:

    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 vindic...

  12. says:

    If you appreciate dark humor with a side of social commentary this is the book for you The novel is set in the author s birthplace of Nigeria, and follows two sisters, Ayoola and Korede Ayoola is beautiful, irresponsible, and has a habit of killing off her boyfriends Korede is the older, less attractive sister who literally cleans up the messes her sister makes and protects her at all costs Ayoola lacks self awareness and goes about her life being adored and indulged due to her great beauty If you appreciate dark humor with a side of social commentary this is the book for you The novel is set in the author s birthplace of Nigeria, and follows two sisters, Ayoola and Korede Ayoola is beautiful, irresponsible, and has a habit of killing off her boyfriends Korede is the older, less attractive sister who literally cleans up the messes her sister makes and protects her at all costs Ayoola lacks self awareness and goes about her life being adored and indulged due to her great beauty As the eldest, Korede is loyal but underneath she harbors feelings of anger and resentment, which reveals itself in surprising ways But what happens when Ayoola sets her sights on a man that Korede has feelings for This is when things really get interesting.There is a backstory that helps to explain why Ayoola and her sister are the way they are, but the first person narrative by Korede prevents us from delving too deeply i...

  13. says:

    Hot diggety, dog diggety, oh what you do to me Oh what this book did to me Yes, I m singing away as I bounce along on my pogo stick This edgy little book is a favorite of the year and yes, it made my all time favorites list too Oh brother I guess I should say, oh sister What a fantastic read this is Smart, dark, irresistible, and so well written I honestly didn t want to start my next book because I wanted to keep the taste of this sweet morsel in my mouth No thank you, I don t want to Hot diggety, dog diggety, oh what you do to me Oh what this book did to me Yes, I m singing away as I bounce along on my pogo stick This edgy little book is a favorite of the year and yes, it made my all time favorites list too Oh brother I guess I should say, oh sister What a fantastic read this is Smart, dark, irresistible, and so well written I honestly didn t want to start my next book because I wanted to keep the taste of this sweet morsel in my mouth No thank you, I don t want to chew on any new words and wipe out the heavenly taste I don t even want to brush my teeth although you have to admit that wanting to keep the taste of a book in my mouth is a pretty inventive excuse for not polishing the old pearlies but don t tell my dentist.Sisters, sigh I m an older sister who sometimes had to clean up my little sisters messes huff, puff, this isn t fair, I d bitch But come on, their messes didn t include the body of a man they just stabbed to death I had it easy Stop your co...

  14. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up My Sister, the Serial Killer is a unique novella following the perspective of a young woman, Korede, living in Lagos, Nigeria Korede is a nurse and seems to lead a fairly normal life she is on the straight and narrow, if you will Normal until you discover that Korede s younger sister, Ayoola, kills all of her boyfriends and then calls on Korede to help clean up the messYou re a big sister now, Korede And big sisters look after little sistersApparently, this is 3.5 stars rounded up My Sister, the Serial Killer is a unique novella following the perspective of a young woman, Korede, living in Lagos, Nigeria Korede is a nurse and seems to lead a fairly normal life she is on the straight and narrow, if you will Normal until you discover that Korede s younger sister, Ayoola, kills all of her boyfriends and then calls on Korede to help clean up the messYou re a big sister now, Korede And big sisters look after little sistersApparently, this is the sentiment that Korede was raised with and now, no matter what her sister does, she feels obligated to PROTECT HER from everything Protect her The witch is crazy She shows no remorse or empathy for the things she does At one point, Korede muses,I amhaunted by her actions than she isYeah No kidding I did fluctuate...

  15. says:

    4You re a big sister now, Korede And big sisters look after little sisters Korede nurse, responsible, plain, big sister and a meticulous cleaner Ayoola flirtatious, beautiful, reckless, selfish, a manipulator of men and a serial killer.Ayoola has killed before and each time, Korede has been there to clean it up After the third kill, Korede wonders whether her sister did kill all these men in self defense but of course, she s the younger sister, of course it would be in self d 4You re a big sister now, Korede And big sisters look after little sisters Korede nurse, responsible, plain, big sister and a meticulous cleaner Ayoola flirtatious, beautiful, reckless, selfish, a manipulator of men and a serial killer.Ayoola has killed before and each time, Korede has been there to clean it up After the third kill, Korede wonders whether her sister did kill all these men in self defense but of course, she s the younger sister, of course it would be in self defense, Korede needs to protect her younger sister in case the reasons for these crimes are misconstrued in court However, one day, when Ayoola visits Korede at work, Ayoola takes an interest in the handsome Doctor Tade, someone who Korede fancies and knows all too well what happens to the men her sister dates Stuck in a moral dilemma, Korede must decide whether to protect th...

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