Tuesday, September 22, 2009

#BookReview: God Ain't Blind - Mary Monroe

Annette and Rhoda have returned. Fans of Mary Monroe will remember them from the God Don't...series. Friends since grade school, Annette and Rhoda are as different as night and day. Annette has been faithfully married for ten years. On the other hand, Rhoda has been married for over twenty years and has been having an affair for the last twenty with her husband's best friend.

When Annette's husband begins to reject her after major weight loss, Rhoda encourages Annette to have an affair with a hot, young caterer. Believing that her husband is having an affair, Annette decides what's good for the goose is good for the gander. And that's where the hijinks begin.

Toss in Annette's strained relationship with Rhoda's daughter, the original bad seed; blackmail from her lover; problems with her employees, and you have the makings of a good read.


  1. when did this one come out? i've been distracted reading the lost symbol (anti-climatic for me) and a piece of cake (for a book club). what else are you reading?

  2. It popped up on Amazon the week before last. I've not read The Lost Symbol, but I have read Piece of Cake. I thought it was a little overhyped. Right now I'm working on "Harlem godfather: the rap on my husband" by Mayme Hatcher Johnson and Karen E. Quinones Miller and Dostoyevsky's "The Gambler".

  3. i love "the gambler". as far as the "the lost symbol" goes, trust me don't rush. this one was not worth all the hype. its rare that i have buyer's regret on books. "a piece of cake" is okay thus far. i, too, lost my passion for reading this summer but it has come back with a vengence! how is "harlem godfather" so far?

  4. I never read "The Da Vinci Code" so it's doubtful that I'll try "The Lost Symbol". Dostoyevsky was my least favorite writer in college, but the storyline for "The Gambler" looks good so I'm going to dive in. "Harlem Godfather" is okay. I get the feeling that his wife needed the money and considering the short amount of time they were married, she's probably writing a lot of it from hearsay.