How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways

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Pub Date May 14 2024 | Archive Date Jun 04 2024

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'This is every woman’s dream revenge plot come to life.' Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Are you on a date that doesn’t feel right? Can’t shake that creepy guy at the bar? Worried you’re being followed home? Message M.

After one too many terrifying encounters, Millie Masters sets up a hotline for women who feel unsafe walking home alone at night: Message M.

But very quickly she realises that there’s much more to be done to help the women who call in. Because the men just do it again the next night, and the next, and the next…

And when her own sister is assaulted on a night out, the temptation to take the law into her own hands becomes too much to resist.

Because M can also stand for murder…

A deliciously dark, hilariously twisted serial killer thriller with a villainous female lead. Perfect for fans of Bella Mackie’s How to Kill Your Family, Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer, or anyone who enjoyed watching You.

Readers are OBSESSED with How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways!

‘A masterclass in murder. Millie is the serial killer you never knew you needed in your life.’ LM Chilton

‘Deliriously dark and incredibly funny. How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways is a wild revenge comedy that had me reading all night…Addictive and twisty, I loved it!’ Katie Marsh

‘We love the dark humour in this thriller.’ That’s Life Crime Scene

‘Eve Kellman – I applaud you. This was absolutely fantastic.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I loved this book! Brilliant twists all the way through and so cleverly written. A must read!’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This is … clever, quick-paced, and such a twist on the serial killer genre.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I absolutely LOVED this book! I flew through it! The feminine rage and the witty banter was *chefs kiss*. I can't wait for this to come out so I can buy copies for all my friends!’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'This is every woman’s dream revenge plot come to life.' Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Are you on a date that doesn’t feel right? Can’t shake...

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4.5/5.0 ⭐

If you were a fan of Netflix's 'In the Dark,' this book is for you.

Our deeply unhinged female protagonist Millie is bitter, judgmental, self-deprecating, and drifting through life with a handful of imbalanced relationships with her best friend, boss, and family. Then, after her younger sister is attacked, Millie seeks vengeance in the form of a vigilante service line for local women.

"Are you on a date that doesn't feel right? Can't shake the creepy guy at the bar? Worried you're being followed home? Message M."

After a series of over-the-top, ridiculous, and frustrating-to-the-reader decisions, it all comes to a head. It's quick-paced. It's dark-humored. It's sharp. It's heavy in places, so do check the trigger warnings.

Trigger Warnings:
<spoiler> rape, sexual assault, violence, self-harm, suicide </spoiler>

ARC | Kindle Version

Thank you to Harper60 and NetGalley for the advanced copy.

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Millie Masters has a job, but her real "job" her calling, if you will is the M hotline - a message service that allows women who are afraid or need a ride to contact her for help. It's her calling following the breakdown of her younger sisters who left college after she was assaulted by a man.

It's only natural that this would lead to Millie becoming involved in a situation where the man must die. Right? Darky funny, sardonic and comic (if the truth about life is that women are under siege whenever they leave the house) this is a novel that you will absolutely love. Kellman has left a few unanswered questions early on that will have you racing through the pages to learn more.

If you never need to dial M, never thought that a man at a bar just needed a little shock, or never wished that you could just go about your business without feeling scared at night, this might not be the book for you. But if identify as a women, let's face it, you have. This is a fun book I guarantee you will enjoy it! I do wish Millie lived in my town!
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This was fantastic. I really enjoyed reading it and didn’t want to put it down. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read this ARC!

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Okay, I really enjoyed this one. I was looking for a fun murder/comedy and when this popped up on my NetGalley, I knew I needed it. This book was free for me, but my review is 100% voluntary.

Guys can be total creeps, and Millie Masters knows this all too well. After her younger sister is raped, she vows to protect other women in the way she couldn’t protect her and opens up the Message M phone line.

Creepy guy following you at the bar?
Date gone bad and he won’t take no for an answer?
Message M for a quick rescue mission.

The problem? Rescuing women from potentially traumatic situations isn’t enough when these men just repeat their actions the next night with someone new. The first one was an accident while Millie fought to help the young girl escape a basement, but the others? Well. They deserved it, after all…

Welcome to Millie’s confession.

This one was simply fun. Some of the scenes between girlfriends felt drawn out, but that’s probably because I was ready for the next part of her confession. The relationships, connections, methods, and detective boyfriend all played into the story very well. While this was an ARC, it’s already been released so you can go ahead and grab it.

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Thank you to NetGalley and Avon for the opportunity to read an advance copy of this book.

I didn't think I was a fan of dark humor until I read this. I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. Millie was so sarcastic and funny and I loved how she helped women through her help line. Is it weird to kind of root for a serial killer? Well, it's fiction, let's go with that. Still not sure what to think of that ending but it won't lower my rating. Love finding debut authors and can't wait to see what Ms. Kellman comes up with next. I think fans of Samantha Downing will like this.

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If you're a fan of the Finlay Donovan series, you'll like this book. A vigilante older sister realizes that although she does her best to help women of her community escape creepy guys at bars through Message M, there's always more to be done. Instead of waiting for the guys to slip and get caught by the authorities, she takes matters into her own hand, and clumsily becomes the antihero she wishes her sister had.

This book was hilariously tongue in cheek with a dark, thriller twist.

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How To Kill a Guy in Ten Ways is a book that I cannot wait to recommend to my book club when it is published.

Why? Well, murder? Check. Tongue-in-cheek humor? Check. Characters you hate to like? Check. Revenge? Check and check.

Millie is out for revenge on the person who assaulted her sister, so she sets up a hotline to help get other women home safely when they feel threatened and in the process realizes she can just kill the men who do this. Or can she?

Dark humor and lots of plot twists and turns kept me turning the pages until I had to stop reading it for the day and was mad that I couldn't finish it a sitting.

I love revenge books, even over-the-top ones. This is a winner.

Thank you to NetGalley and Harper360 for this ARC. All opinions are my own.

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Title: How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways
Author: Eve Kellman
Genre: Thriller
Media: ebook
Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Sum of this book in 5 words or less: So many hard topics.

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Themes: child abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse, parental abuse, rape, murder, on page murder, hit and run, falling (heights), on page snorting of drugs, rohyponol

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Thoughts:

I received a free ebook in exchange for an honest review.

Short summary - After her sister is raped, Millie sets up a new number for women to message on when they feel unsafe. One night everything changes from just helping women get away to murder.

Honestly, I liked this book. There was a little bit of dark humor in it and that always makes books a little better. I wish that Millie and James would have had more dates and that we would have gotten to see more of their relationship. I liked the fact that there was a serial killer and detective vibe but I am sad that it kinda fell flat for me due to them only going on a handful of dates.

There are some absolutely brutal topics in this book and I believe that it needs a trigger warning list. I figured there should probably be some on the page murder, but Millie’s own rape as a child was very on page also. That topic can be difficult to discuss especially if you come from an abusive background yourself, and especially coming from a parental figure.

Millie committed so many murders during this book and I applaud her for getting some of those men off the streets - especially when the justice system won’t take them down. I was rooting for her and I really wanted James & her to work out even after she ran him over with her car.

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3.75 stars, rounded up.

Hooooo boy! This bloody mash up of Promising Young Woman and My Sister, the Serial Killer should come with trigger warnings galore.

Despite some VERY heavy moments/subject matter, it was still a fun, deranged, and ultimately satisfying revenge romp.

Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Thank you for giving me the opportunity to read this book! The quips of the FMC made me laugh and the concept of a female vigilante is a win in my book!

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So! Much! Fun!

Millie Masters is a woman with a plan to help protect other women from the many predators that walk the streets and breathe the air around us.

It hasn't always been this way. You see, Millie's sister Kate was raped while out on New Years Eve. Since then she has quit school, stopped eating, and rarely leaves her childhood bedroom. Millie can not accept that some filthy predator has extinguished her sisters internal flame leaving her fragile and broken.

Millie decides she will start a hotline in which she posts in several ladies restrooms of pubs and restaurants throughout the city. You just need to call her whenever a guy gets out of line, gets creepy, gets far too friendly, or all of the above. She'll swoop in to save the day.

What started out innocently enough quickly turns homicidal. Millie simply will not put up with this anymore and she vows to give these men her own brand of justice - death.

"People make their own beds in which to lie, and I won't be judged for tucking them in at night.

Oh how I loved Millie. Cynical, snarky, and everything I adore in a fictional character. A murderess with a heart. There are obviously heavy themes discussed in this book but with the dark humor (think Dexter) throughout, the book never feels too dreary or depressing. The ending was perfection! 👌 4 stars!

Thank you to NetGalley and Harper 360 for my complimentary copy.

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A bit of humor, a bit of satire, and some serious situations all come together in an offbeat tale of vigilante justice that goes to extremes. I definitely rooted for her, her mission a good one - but yea, like most emotion-driven behaviors things go a bit crazy for a while. A fun read, but watch for triggers.

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Big thanks too NetGalley and the publisher for giving me access to this book early. Thriller: check, funny: check. Although this book did have some serious topics, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I’m a sucker for thriller and humor title is what got my attention and I’m so glad I requested early access.

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At first, I was hesitant to read a book about a serial killer. However, I loved this. A revenge fiction story that was feminist and thrilling and dark and twisted, but also,,,, surprisingly funny? What a fantastic debut! I was super impressed by this book, and I'll definitely be waiting impatiently to see what Eve Kellman writes next!

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This was a refreshing plot and based on how it shaped out, I feel like it came straight out of my own brain. I've always kind of wished for a book where the main character didn't back out after all of the bad and fall in love with the love interest who miraculously forgave her. Having this end the way it did was unique and interesting and brings up a lot of good book discussion questions on morality and doing bad for good reasons. Obviously the main character did bad for a bad reason at the end, but there's an optimistic spin on it and I appreciate how she stuck through with it and came out the other side.

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I am very excited to be reading this book! My full review to follow.
Thank you to the author, publisher and NetGalley for this ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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This was wonderfully done novel, it had everything that I was looking for and thought the serial killer element worked well overall. The concept worked with everything that I enjoyed from the thriller elements. The characters worked with what I was looking for and thought everyone worked with the storyline. It had everything that I wanted and was glad I read this.

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This one was so much fun to read! If you like women giving out vigilante justice to deserving men, you need to check this one out.
Now some truth: Millie was kind of an unlikeable (at least to me) but hilarious narrator. She was very judgemental, and she came off a bit narcissistic... but I mean she's a serial unaliver so... maybe she is. That being said, I get her reasons. She was also giving me a ton of f**king anxiety. Girl was KILLING me with some of the terrible decisions she made.
Thank goodness for Nina, the epitome of ride or die. She's one of my favorite side characters ever. Let's all strive to be a Nina.
I 100% recommend this one. It made me feel all the emotions. I was shocked, I was sad, I was anxious, and I also laughed like crazy. I just loved this one.

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Delivers exactly what it promises! Sort of stomach-churning to be in Millie’s head but in the best way. A big recommend for people disappointed by the execution of Promising Young Woman.

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I love women empowerment type thrillers. I was really rooting for the main character, and loved how she was helping people. The twists and story were so exciting

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“Things are not going to plan, but I’m only a quitter when it comes to work, hobbies, relationships, diets and most friendships. Not murder. So we will roll with what we have.”

Special thanks to the author & NetGalley.com for the Advanced Reader Copy 🥰

Ok talk about a rollercoaster ride. I think the rating I was going to give was everything from 1⭐️ to 5⭐️ throughout reading. Our FMC Millie is a lot to unpack, at least for me. There were times I wanted to punch her, times I wanted to hug her and times I wanted to just tell her to take a deep breath. At the beginning of the story, her interactions with her “friends” had me making a note of “ok, then why hang out with them if you dislike them so much”.. but the way her relationship and friendship blossoms with Nina is very important to what my final rating ended up being. Without giving too much away, the way Millie protects her sister feels extremely realistic however there are points throughout the story where you question whether you agree or disagree with Millie’s morals while protecting Katie. All in all, a great 4 ⭐️ with a plot that felt new, fresh and unique. Would def recommend to the right person!

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Did you giggle when you read this title?

I know I did.

I instantly gravitated toward the bright cover, mysterious description and of course... the title.

Eve Kellman, has hit the ground running with a sure to be bestseller. How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways, is going to be THE talked about book of the Summer and I am so here for it 

Don't believe me?

Check out this teaser :

Are you on a date that doesn’t feel right?
Can’t shake that creepy guy at the bar?
Worried you’re being followed home?

Message M.

After one too many terrifying encounters, Millie Masters sets up a hotline for women who feel unsafe walking home alone at night: Message M.

But very quickly she realises that there’s much more to be done to help the women who call in. Because the men just do it again the next night, and the next, and the next…

And when her own sister is assaulted on a night out, the temptation to take the law into her own hands becomes too much to resist.

Because M can also stand for murder…

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After one too many unpleasant encounters with the opposite sex, Millie Masters sets up an escort hotline for women feel unsafe walking home alone at night. That is the extent of her services until her own sister is assaulted and her business takes a more sinister approach: murder. Millie soon becomes the serial killer women have always needed. Such a fun take on revenge with dark humor.

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Wow! This novel had to be hard to write. This is a deeply funny and very dark and astonishingly clever gem of a story. And that is all hard to do with the main character becoming a serial killer. But you know only against villains…mostly. The humor made LOL and the friendship and dedication to her sister? No notes. Thank you NetGalley for the preview in exchange for my honest review. If you have a dark sense of humor or even just a little witty please pick this up!

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I’m beginning to think vigilante women seeking justice against deranged men is my new favorite trope. If you agree this is the perfect read for you.

I was SHOCKED to read this was a debut because it is just so masterfully crafted. I could not get enough of Millie and Nina and I really hope there is more of them to come.

Although this is lighthearted and fun to read, please just trigger warnings for sexual assault, self harming and well murder.

Over the last few years I have become a fan of The Finlay Donovan series from Elle Cosimano and who can count out the revenge set by Layne Fargo in They Never Learn, this could be their love child.

I don’t want to say too much and spoil anything, you’ll just have to sacrifice the next 5 hours of your life diving in just like I did.

Don’t forget to grab a glass (or bottle) of wine. 🍷

Thanks to NetGalley for the eARC
5 ⭐️

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I knew going in I was going to love this book justice for victims with lots of dark humor thrown in...what's not to love?!
Millie runs a hotline for women to call when they find themselves in a dangerous situation with a man. However when she realizes some of these men need to be stopped, for good, Millie moves to a more permanent solution. You can't help but love Millie and any woman can relate to many of the feelings laid out in "How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways". If you enjoyed Finlay Donovan, you'll enjoy this book by Eve Kellman.

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read this book in advance of publication.

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Thank you to NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

This book really wasn't at all what I was expecting. Where I thought it would cover the deaths of ten different men and how they happened, it actually goes through about seven and they are shown through the FMC's progression into being a full blown Dexter-esque serial killer. The FMC's inner dialogue was very amusing, and the plot moved right along, so if you are a fan of the HBO series Dexter, this would probably be something you would enjoy.

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I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I feel like the premise of How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways is very different from many mystery/thriller novels I've read over the years. To say Ive been unimpressed with many books lately would be an understatement, but this was the "something different" I've been looking for.

Millie, our MC, runs a messenging service, Message M, that helps women who are in uncomfortable and/or unsafe situations involving men, until one night her efforts go a little too far. Without revealing too many details, the title of the book is upheld by Millie for various reasons, including one very important one. I found myself counting off each murder, wondering how the next one would happen and who it would be. Millie does run into some conflicts with her love interest, James, and her best friend, Nina, but they just add more to the story.

Thank you the NetGalley and Harper 360 | Avon for the ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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📚 PUBLICATION MONTH BOOK REVIEW 📚

How To Kill A Guy in Ten Ways
By Eve Kellman
Publication Date: May 14, 2024
Publisher: Harper 360 | Avon

📚MY RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

📚MY REVIEW:

Ultimately, this book was a really enjoyable and darkly satirical thriller that definitely got better as the book went on...and I feel good about rating it a solid four stars. But it definitely took time for me to get to that rating. Let me explain...

I started reading this book several weeks ago, before it's publication date. Unfortunately for me, and maybe for my rating, I had just finished reading Katy Brent's How To Kill Men and Get Away With It.

Kellman's initial plotline and darkly satirical female serial killer storyline was SO wildly similar to the plotline and darkly satirical female serial killer killer storyline of Brent's book, I had to stop reading it. The similarities for the first third of the book were A LOT. Female main character, normal-girl-turned-serial-killer who only kills men who demonstrate predatory behavior towards women. Even the titles were so similar I often confused them in conversations about the two books.

But when I picked Kellman's book back up as a Buddy Read, I started reading with a fresher perspective. And while the similarities remained prevalent, and I almost DNFed it for that very reason, I kept reading... And I'm really glad I did.

Around the half way point of the book, something changed. The storyline turned a corner and the pace of the plot picked up. I found myself reading faster and so much more curious about what would ultimately happen to our heroine Millie. The book didn't end up being an exact replica of Brent's book, which I appreciated and made the second half of the book much more enjoyable for me. There were some really fun twists at the end that I didn't expect, though looking back now, I see the clues that should have led me to that conclusion earlier.

This book was cleverly written, oozing with sarcasm, satire, and witty banter. This is female revenge fantasy at its most brilliant -- if you've ever been in the dating world or frequented bars & pubs in the hopes of meeting Mr. Right, you'll likely relate to the humor. And if this is your first encounter with a female serial killer storyline, you'll probably love this book! The similarities to Brent's book impacted my rating, but this is a fantastic read for this summer and one I definitely recommend. Thank you to NetGalley and Harper 360 | Avon for gifting me this advanced copy in exchange for my honest review!

**Trigger Warnings: Much of the book includes themes of sexual assault, sexual abuse, date rape, and family trauma. If these are difficult topics for you, you may want to skip this one.**

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No Spoilers-
The dark humor of Harley Quinn with the vigilante side of Dexter!
This story follows our main character, Millie, as she helps women through her murder hotline business. If this book had a theme song, it would be 'Earl Had to Die' by the Dixie Chicks. If you were a fan of Butcher and Blackbird, but wanted more thriller and less romance, this is for you.

All in all, I give it 4 stars. Funny, dark, and refreshing read. Slightly slow on the front end, so you have to stick with it for a bit, but well worth it!

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Thanks NetGalley for my complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review. 3.75 stars! Entertaining and thrilling, this book explores the concept of a woman taking justice into her own hands and inadvertently becoming a serial killer. The storyline of female rage is unique and captivating. As the protagonist, Millie, becomes increasingly unhinged, the uncertainty of how her actions will unfold kept me engaged until the very end. While I appreciated the insight into her past and motivations, her overly judgmental personality, especially towards other women, felt out of character at times. Nevertheless, the character development was exceptional, with Millie's descent into darkness portrayed as a gripping rollercoaster ride. Despite the dark humor, the novel delivers a social commentary that adds depth to the narrative. With its witty portrayal of a female serial killer and intriguing plot twists, this book offers a refreshing entry into the genre. Millie's hotline, Message M, initially a beacon of hope, takes a sinister turn, adding layers of complexity to the story. Despite her flaws, Millie remains a compelling and relatable character, making her journey both captivating and disturbing. Supported by a well-developed friend group and dynamic family relationships, the book offers a satisfying blend of suspense and dark comedy. Overall, 'How to Kill a Guy Ten Ways' is a gripping and enjoyable read that challenges the conventions of the female serial killer genre.

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with this book for free in exchange for my review! All opinions are my own.

I thought this was a quick and fun read. It was kind of like a British version of a Finlay Donovan novel. I thought the characters were well developed and very entertaining. I would definitely read more by Eve Kellman in the future.

Many Thanks again to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with this book in exchange for my honest review.

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Alexa, play “Vigilante Sh!t” by Taylor Swift.

This book is a very fun romp that will tickle (and yes, maybe trigger) any woman who has been sexually assaulted or who knows someone who has. So, all of us, and lots of gender nonconforming people, and some men, too. As the main character Millie Masters says to her boyfriend, “I know, I know. NOT ALL MEN,” (I’m paraphrasing), but… yes, all women.

Our vigilante may not have a heart of gold, and goodness knows she makes mistakes, but other than the actual, you know, killing, it’s all pretty relatable. We all need a gal pal like Nina.

I enjoyed this book a lot and flew through it!

Note: I do NOT recommend this book if you are still coping with and in recovery from your trauma, but I *do* heartily recommend it if you are at the dark humor stage of recovery (just me?).

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Engaging and utterly entertaining. A recommended purchase for collections where crime and thrillers are popular.

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Two words to summarize this book - feminine rage. While we don’t all go around murking people, with vigilante justice in mind, this book is a masterful conversation on women. It’s no secret how much bad befalls women - taken advantage of, in so many ways - it seems to be a shared hallmark of the female existence. “How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways” explores what happens when enough is enough.

Millie Masters is an icon. Nina just as much of an icon. When two women, plagued by their experiences with men, put their minds together, what can be accomplished. I don’t want to spoil anything, so I won’t go in depth, but even beyond the collective feminine rage, this book is a beautiful conversation on the depth of female friendships.

This book…this book was incredible. This was Kellman’s debut novel, and I have such a hard time believing that. It was brilliant. It has the voice, the confidence, of a much more seasoned author. The characters, even the most offhand, are woven together in a beautiful tapestry. While there is some quite-dark subject matter, this book is quite funny. From Millie’s point of view, she has thoughts (some of which get verbalize) that we all think and want desperately to say. Intricate, dazzling, I just don’t have the words to appropriately praise this book!

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Thank you for the ARC!

Millie Millie Millie!! A girls girl trying to avenge her sister from a horrific crime of rape. Message Millie if any man gives you the creeps!

I loved the concept of this book, the triggering and horrible topics of this book were mildly lightened with some dark humor. Reminded me a little of Dexter.

I enjoyed the story line and was rooting for Millie’s success the whole time.

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I want to start by saying I do not condone murder, even if it is allegedly for a good reason. However, I condone reading about it and having moments of “Oh no… maybe let’s not do ALL that.” From beginning to end, I was wrapped up in this story and left wondering how easily I could step into the role of MC if push came to shove. Before you all worry for your safety, we are good.

How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways is a fun trip from beginning to end. The fears and stress of being a woman are sprinkled throughout the book. Eve Kellman does a great job showing the many ways we are scared and how sometimes those fears are realized, which are much darker than we can imagine. Sprinkle in a wee bit of murder and planning, and you will have this masterpiece that is a downward spiral to revenge and utter chaos.

So continue to cover your drinks, watch your backs, and a little shove won’t hurt too many people. I want to start by saying I do not condone murder, even if it is allegedly for a good reason. However, I condone reading about it and having moments of “Oh no… maybe let’s not do ALL that.” From beginning to end, I was wrapped up in this story and left wondering how easily I could step into the role of MC if push came to shove. Before you all worry for your safety, we are good.

How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways is a fun trip from beginning to end. The fears and stress of being a woman are sprinkled throughout the book. Eve Kellman does a great job showing the many ways we are scared and how sometimes those fears are realized, which are much darker than we can imagine. Sprinkle in a wee bit of murder and planning, and you will have this masterpiece that is a downward spiral to revenge and utter chaos.

So continue to cover your drinks, watch your backs, and a little shove won’t hurt too many people. (Legally I’m kidding!)

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"How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways" is a darkly humorous novel where Millie Masters starts a hotline, Message M, to protect women from predatory men, escalating to drastic measures like murder. While it blends comedy and social commentary well, the story slows in the middle with too much detail and many characters, slightly dulling its impact. Millie's complex character and descent into obsession offer a gripping exploration of moral ambiguity, appealing to readers who enjoy unconventional tales with strong female protagonists.

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How to Kill a Guy in Ten Ways by Eve Kellman is such a catchy title and the book did not disappoint. Thriller delivered with dark humour and even some sort of twisted romance thrown in. This book has you rooting for a serial killer. It was an exciting read. Thank you, Netgalley and Harper 360 for giving me the ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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I received an advanced copy of How To Kill A Guy in Ten Ways by Eve Kellman. I found it to be a dark yet hilarious and socially relevant book about vigilante justice, which was led by Millie Masters. Millie helps run Message M, and she is committed to protect women from predatory men. It did take a turn towards the end that I was not quite expecting, and loved the added suspense of the stories intertwining.

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