Angelina (New York NY)
Parts of this book were absolutely sweet and a few of the characters were incredibly lovable. One of the main characters didn't resonate so much for me but it didn't detract from my appreciation of the novel. I recommend it if you like to see different ideas of love and relationships.
Lynn (Pittsburgh PA)
The Marriage of True Minds was nothing great. Initially, I wasn't sure that I would be able to finish it but plugged along because I knew that I had to. I couldn't help feeling like I was reading a movie script with Jim Carey cast as the main character. In spite of that ( or perhaps because of it! ), I managed to finish the book in a few days. It was a light, easy, funny read with a somewhat interesting story line but nothing very deep or surprising.
Julie (Peoria IL)
A Quick Read, Quirky & Heartwarming
This was a book unlike any I've ever read before. I was hooked within the first two pages. Less than two hundred pages all total, it's a short book but packed full of quirky humor that had me laughing out loud.
Centered around a divorced pair of attorneys, Lena is slightly neurotic and Nick is more than a little psychotic, but they have a connection that cannot be broken, despite their mutual "annoyance" of each other.
Another main character in the book is Sancho, a well-loved puppet (yes, a puppet) that Nick is so attached to, it's as if Sancho is a human, whom Nick calls an "unreal American". Sancho goes everywhere with Nick and seems to be an extension of Nick's psyche.
The story reads very fast with a lot of dialogue. There are parts that are hilarious and parts that are heartbreaking....but overall this book is an absolute winner. I love the author's offbeat wit and look forward to more in the future!
Sandy (Fort Myers FL)
The Marriage of True Minds
Laugh out loud funny. It is a beach read and if you live in the snow belt a great snow day read. It is a little off the wall but very enjoyable. I have never read a book with a story line quite like this
Anne (Carson City NV)
A different little book
I had trouble deciding whether I liked this book, or not. I still haven't decided. It isn't very long, and it isn't difficult reading. It has many attributes but, having said that, it almost seemed like a pointless story. I liked the characters and the dialog was sometimes funny and sometimes very touching. I read a lot and many books stay with me for days and a few, even a lifetime. This will not be one of those books. Frankly, I wouldn't have appreciated paying $14.95 for this book even if "a portion of the profits will be donated to Best Friends Animal Society." You would be better off donating the money directly if you wanted to help animals. I hate saying this about any book, but it seemed to me to almost be a waste of time reading it.
Teresa (Evansville IN)
A Wild Ride
The Marriage of True Minds has it all: eccentricity, madness, compelling characters, and a hand puppet named Sancho. This is a truly wonderful read! I laughed, I cried, and I laughed again. The characters in this book are incredibly fun and I would like to learn more about them. Hopefully, Stephen Evans will include them in his next book- which I hope will be coming soon!! Write faster, Mr. Evans! A great story about modern love and the daily pressures that keep us sane- or insane!!
Elyse (Creswell OR)
This was a quick read. A humorous, well-told story that moves along quickly. At times it bordered on the ridiculous, but as the antagonist is supposed to be crazy, I just shrugged it off. I think this is what is called a "summer read" or a beach book. I enjoyed it overall.