God Series

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,111 ratings

God Don't Like Ugly Publisher's Summary

Reminiscent of best-selling writers Toni Morrison and Alice Walker, critically acclaimed author Mary Monroe is a fresh voice in contemporary literature. In God Don't Like Ugly, she weaves a powerful tale of devastating abuse, the strength of friendship, and the burden of terrible secrets. Shy, overweight Annette Goode is only seven years old when Mr. Boatwright, a boarder in her house, begins sexually abusing her. She keeps this information to herself for years, until gorgeous, self-assured Rhoda Nelson becomes her new friend. Annette confides in Rhoda and finds the strength and courage to survive to adulthood. But Rhoda has skeletons in her closet that could doom them both.
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  • Book 1

    • God Don't Like Ugly

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Denise Burse
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    In God Don't Like Ugly, she weaves a powerful tale of devastating abuse, the strength of friendship, and the burden of terrible secrets. Shy, overweight Annette Goode is only seven years old when Mr. Boatwright, a boarder in her house, begins sexually abusing her. She keeps this information to herself for years, until gorgeous, self-assured Rhoda Nelson becomes her new friend. Annette confides in Rhoda and finds the strength and courage to survive to adulthood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen

    • By Tamela on 12-29-12

    Regular price: $36.37

  • Book 2

    • God Still Don't Like Ugly

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Annette Goode has finally found a man who loves her. But at a pre-wedding ceremony, her ugly past is revealed, and her world falls apart. When she reunites with her childhood sweetheart, it seems like everything might be fine - until her long-absent friend, who hides a deadly secret, comes back into Annette's life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Skipped Book 1 per the suggestions

    • By Princess K on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $28.32

  • Book 3

    • God Don't Play

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    In God Don't Play, trouble comes a woman's way just when she thinks she's finally got it all figured out. Annette Goode couldn't be happier with where she is in life. She has a good job, a comfortable home, and a wonderful husband and daughter. But tough times lie ahead. Out of the blue, Annette begins receiving anonymous hate mail and threatening phone calls. It seems her life isn't as settled as she thought, and demons from her past surface in unexpected ways.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awkward Pauses

    • By Shereé on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $34.97

  • Book 4

    • God Ain't Blind

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe continues the adventures of lifelong friends Annette Goode Davis and Rhoda O'Toole in this riveting novel.

    Sensing her husband drifting away, Annette gets a full makeover to recapture his attention. But instead, she catches the eye of another man. Soon Annette is in a full-blown affair - and even Rhoda may not be able to fix things this time.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible!

    • By N. Hall on 10-31-09

    Regular price: $25.19

  • Book 5

    • God Ain’t Through Yet

    • By: Mary Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    In God Ain’t Through Yet, Annette Goode Davis is thankful that her husband, Pee Wee, has decided to give her a second chance after discovering she’s having an affair. But post-betrayal Pee Wee seems a million miles away, and with true forgiveness the bitterest of pills, they may need a miracle to keep their marriage together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved the book and the series.

    • By Kimberly Wasilewski on 08-06-12

    Regular price: $25.19

  • Book 6

    • God Don’t Make No Mistakes

    • By: Mary B. Monroe
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe’s God Don’t Like Ugly hit audiences like a thunderbolt, appealing to multiple generations of readers. God Don’t Make No Mistakes concludes the saga begun in that groundbreaking novel. Here, Annette Goode Davis is attempting to reconcile with her estranged husband. However, her appetite for food - and other men - has her world spiraling dangerously out of control.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved The Entire Series!!

    • By Geneva on 02-25-18

    Regular price: $25.19