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Black & Ugly as Ever (Black & Ugly Series #2)

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  707 Ratings  ·  26 Reviews
The gang you fell in love with returns from the street classic Black & Ugly!
Parade Knight finally gets what she wants, a man of her own, despite hating her own dark skin. But as the nights grow longer and her sexual encounters become more frequent with her fiancé Smokes, she wonders why she still can't seem to get her old flame Jay Hernandez off her mind. Faced with ch
Paperback, 204 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Cartel Publications (first published 2008)
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Oct 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Pretty quick read for me because I was anxious to read the second book. First I would like to point out that I KNEW there was something off about Smokes, but anyway. I loved the transition and character change of Parade. She went -literally- from being black and ugly as ever, to something beautiful, however, her attitude reminded me (and Miss Daffany and Miss Wayne) of Sky's rude a*s. But it was the irony of her character being so similar to Sky, someone who treated her the worst and made her be ...more
Laura Perry
parada knight had got engange to be with smoke the man that wanted her and her bbf killed fo killing is wife. her bbf miss wayne and miss daffany had told her that was a bad ideal after miss sky got killed over is bs. jay had feel in love with parada but she was trying to get over him cause that was sky man from the jump. but jay not giving up on them and he go do anything in his will and power to show her that he fo real how is feel bout her and the love is deep.
everything had got out of hand f
Redd Monroe
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love love love t.styles..
I don't know how I got hooked on it , but I did.
This is a good series and I was a little depressed when I found out it was ending .. Like why can't she make another one ? But I seen one with miss Wayne so that will be my next read.
This second installment of the series had me blown... Sky is gone which is still a little sad , but ironically parade and her attitude makes you think she took over sky ...
She is involved with smokes who you find is after her for all the wr
Dee Cherry
Mar 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This story consistently proved that true friendship has no boundaries. The remaining friends, Miss Wayne, Miss Parade & Miss Daff's lives continued to hold much drama. Miss Wayne kept humor in the story-- Daff was truly a fighter & Parade finally started to see her true self. Although I didn't particularly care for Smokes-in a way, he did help Parade...It was also good to see Jay finally come to his senses. T. Styles has a knack for showing such versatility in her characters & that k ...more
Tatianna Davis
Oct 01, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book was a dissapointment:( The first Black and ugly had so much drama and back story and traveled very deep into the mishappens of friendships and a girl trying to find confidence. This book just had a pile of drama that did not make sense and the characters, excluding Ms.wayne, were misplaced and inconsistent. Why would daffany mess with heroin when she's seen what it did to her mother and ecstasy made her feel just fine? This book lived no where near up to the 1st book.
Dec 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing
4 stars. Page turner from beginning to end. I started with Black and Ugly and I loved it. I am glad I picked up both books. Disappointed that Black and Ugly is not listed on here so that I can also give it 4 stars. I hated to put the book down. I was planning just to read a couple of chapters a nite but had to finish. Love how T. Styles unfolds the story and adds a side of humor. Another good read. Can't wait to read more of this author's work.
Rhoda Dede
Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
After I read the first one in 8the grade it took me 2 years to find out there was a book 2 and I remember looking everywhere for it. I was excited when I finally found it and it was worth the wait. I was happy when Parade got her happy ending with Jay. But I felt like she was a little weak in this book. The ending was sweet because all three friends were happy and didn't have any problems being thrown at them anymore.
Angela Batts
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this book!! I can so relate to majority of my twisted mother's novels because I see myself in a lot of them. Parade was a replica of how I used to view my self as far as being a dark skinned woman until I learned to appreciate how beautiful I truly am!! I appreciate and value a lot of lessons in her books and I will forever be a twisted baby!!
Nov 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good sequel

I really enjoyed reading this even if it was several years after I read the first one. T Styles is an amazing story teller and does a great a great job pulling u in and keeping you interested!
Adrenna Shipman
Jul 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Black & Ugly as Ever is a book I could read a million times & never find it old. I love how the character Parade blossomed into a beautiful swan yet still had some hard lessons to learn. I would love to see another book based on her character
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