The Marrying Kind
Wedding planner Adam More has an epiphany: He has devoted all his life’s energy to creating events that he and his partner Steven are forbidden by federal law for having for themselves. So Adam decides to make a change. Organizing a boycott of the wedding industry, Steven and Adam call on gay... show more
Wedding planner Adam More has an epiphany: He has devoted all his life’s energy to creating events that he and his partner Steven are forbidden by federal law for having for themselves. So Adam decides to make a change. Organizing a boycott of the wedding industry, Steven and Adam call on gay organists, hairdressers, cater-waiters, priests, and hairdressers everywhere to get out of the business and to stop going to weddings, too. In this screwball, romantic comedy both the movement they’ve begun and their relationship are put in jeopardy when Steven’s brother proposes to Adam’s sister and they must decide whether they’re attending or sending regrets.
Publish date: June 19th 2012
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
I picked this up because it was on sale for $0.99 and it looked intriguing, though I figured that, being gay myself, I was already a member of the proverbial choir. Pleasantly, this book, while certainly On Message, isn't preachy. Adam and Steven (get it?--Adam and Steve, not Adam and Eve!) are a co...
An enjoyable read. What made this stand out was the 1st person narrator, Steven. His voice, his personality, his quirks, his emotions - he really made this a great read.It was a fun read, although partly a bit angsty, but I just loved the characters in this book - with one small exception, Adam, Ste...
Such a sweet, funny read! I absolutely loved the narrator, Steven, and his voice totally makes the book. The cast of secondary characters is great too. Definitely recommend this one for a fun, light summer read, and it's especially poignant given SCOTUS's recent actions.
People use the acronym “LOL” all the time, but they usually don’t mean it. I laughed out loud twice while reading this book. (Once on the subway, which was mildly embarrassing.) It is THAT funny. Once was a sex joke, and once was a Rosa Parks joke, which gives you the idea of the breadth of the humo...
The narrator's ramblings shook me out of the narration more times than I want to remember, but when he actually managed to keep me with him? It was hilarious. The Romanian mother killed me dead, and living in Italy with a friend who sees the "malocchio" (bad eye) everywhere, I could see Steven in fr...
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