Mary Monroe

Mary Monroe
Mary Monroe
Occupation Author
Nationality American
Period 1985–
Genres African American, Fiction

Mary Monroe is a New York Times bestselling African-American fiction author.[1] Her first novel, The Upper Room, was published by St. Martin's Press in 1985. She is best known for her novel, God Don't Like Ugly (originally published by Dafina Books in the fall of 2000),[2] and the series revolved around the characters first introduced in this book.



Mary Monroe is the third of four children, born in Toxey, Alabama. She spent the first part of her life in Alabama and Ohio, moving to Richmond, California in 1973. Successful author and mother of two children, Mary currently resides in Oakland, where she continues to write bestselling novels.[3]



Kensington Books

  1. The Upper Room
  2. God Don't Like Ugly
  3. Gonna Lay Down My Burdens
  4. God Still Don't Like Ugly
  5. Red Light Wives
  6. In Sheep's Clothing
  7. God Don't Play
  8. Borrow Trouble
  9. Deliver Me From Evil
  10. Company We Keep
  11. She Had it Coming
  12. God Ain't Blind
  13. God Ain't Through Yet


  1. ^ [1]Official Website.
  2. ^ [2]African American Literature Book Club
  3. ^ [3]Official Website: About Me.

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