10:00 am - 11:00 am
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK • AMAZON EDITORS’ 20 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
“With its countless epiphanies and surprises, Oona proves difficult to put down.” —USA Today
“By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant and joyful, this is ultimately an uplifting and redemptive read.” —The Guardian
A remarkably inventive novel that explores what it means to live a life fully in the moment, even if those moments are out of order.
It’s New Year’s Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life before her. At the stroke of midnight she will turn nineteen, and the year ahead promises to be one of consequence. Should she go to London to study economics, or remain at home in Brooklyn to pursue her passion for music and be with her boyfriend? As the countdown to the New Year begins, Oona faints and awakens thirty-two years in the future in her fifty-one-year-old body. Greeted by a friendly stranger in a beautiful house she’s told is her own, Oona learns that with each passing year she will leap to another age at random. And so begins Oona Out of Order…
Hopping through decades, pop culture fads, and much-needed stock tips, Oona is still a young woman on the inside but ever changing on the outside. Who will she be next year? Philanthropist? Club Kid? World traveler? Wife to a man she’s never met? Surprising, magical, and heart-wrenching, Margarita Montimore has crafted an unforgettable story about the burdens of time, the endurance of love, and the power of family.
We will meet in the upstairs Gallery from 10 – 11 am, and refreshments will be served. Our Morning Book Club is open to one and all, whether or not you are a Morristown or Morris Township resident. Please feel free to join us even if you didn’t get a chance to finish the book. Copies of the book are reserved for Book Club members at the main circulation desk. Ask a librarian for a copy. If you have any questions about this book club, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Morning Book Club”.
We look forward to seeing you there!