A review by theespressoedition
Oona Out of Order, by Margarita Montimore

challenging emotional reflective fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


This is a really challenging read if I'm being perfectly honest. Not because it's confusing or anything like that, but because it makes you think about life differently.

I knew from the moment I began the story that I would at least be fascinated by it if nothing else. The concept is really creative and complex, but not in a way that makes your head hurt, just in a way that gives it depth.

Oona goes through a lot. It was hard to read about the different experiences she had throughout her life and it made me really emotional on several occasions. Her mom was honestly my favorite character. I have so much respect for her!

It's certainly not a "light read" even if it looks like it might be. It's challenging, but you will walk away from it with a new outlook on life, that's for sure.

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