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Updated: Aug 27, 2020

This month's book is My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 and Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2019 this is a novel that is so short and easy to read.

Reminicnet of Killing Eve, this book is completley refreshing and original.


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 "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...

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