Book review: Ginika’s Bridesmaids (Book 5) Ginika by The Fertile Chick

This is the fifth and last book in this series and I bet you, this author definitely saved the best for last. I must point out here that you can actually read this book as a standalone even if you haven’t read any of the other four books. However, I have reviewed all four books on this blog and you can check them out.

This story follows Ginika, the center piece of this series who brought all the girls we have come to fall in love with in the other 4 books together and now it’s her turn to tell her story. Ginika has been married to Dike for four years and things have been pretty okay apart from the fact that they miscarried a child in the first year of their marriage. Since then, they have not gotten pregnant again and when Dike suggests they seek medical assistance, Ginika is furious. Ginika reacts to Dike’s request by running back to her Ex, Muyiwa and when Dike finds out, things go downhill from there. This is a story about infidelity, grief, forgiveness and second chances.

This book was without a doubt the icing on the cake. I loved every single thing about it. Most importantly, as someone who has been married for so long, I am always excited to read romance-ish stories about married couples. All the characters especially Dike and Ginika were relatable even when you were so upset with them. The story carries a very crucial message about true love and marriage, that both require work, commitment, honesty and patience. Just like everything else in life, ups and downs will occur in marriage and we have to sometimes fight for that love that we believe in to win in the end. I also like the fact that this story had a male protagonist who was absolutely in love and expressed it with his full chest. This is a narrative I like to see more in the romance books I read because there are a lot of men out there who love their women like this and their stories should be told. Most importantly, I got my happy ending despite the rollercoaster ride and this is why we read romance and this author to be precise.

As always, it was well written, researched and downright unputdownable. At the end of the book, the author blew my mind with her music playlist which she listened to while she wrote the book and it was as if I was looking at my own playlist. After reading the book, I spent another hour or so listening to all the songs. To say the least, I had a glorious time altogether. I have so much to say about this book but I will stop here to avoid giving spoilers.

However, trust me when I say this book is a must read. I highly recommend it to everyone. Romance lover or not, go and read this book.

P.s Possible triggers are infidelity related.

Rating: 5 stars

Published: December 24th 2021

Pages: 274

Genre: Romance

Available at: Bambooks.oi, Amazon

The Author:

The Fertile Chick

The Writer, who became an Engineer, who became an Investment Banker, who became a Fertility Spokesperson, who became…a Writer.
That has been the journey of A. T. Nwokedi, aka The Fertile Chick. A self confessed hopeless romantic, when she is not creating new characters, she devotes her time to creating memories with her husband and their three children.

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