Layover by Amy Andelson & Emily Meyer

Layover by Amy Andelson & Emily MeyerLayover by Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: 6th February 2018
Publisher: Crown Books For Young Readers
Source: Publisher
Add it: Goodreads
Rating: two-stars

Flynn: At first we were almost strangers. But ever since I moved to New York, Amos was the one person I could count on. And together we were there for Poppy. (I mean, what kind of parents leave their kid to be raised by a nanny?) I just didn’t expect to fall for him—and I never expected him to leave us.

Amos: I thought I was the only one who felt it. I told myself it was because we were spending so much time together—taking care of Poppy and all. But that night, I could tell she felt it, too. And I freaked out—you’re not supposed to fall for your stepsister. So I ran away to boarding school. I should have told her why I was leaving, but every time I tried, it felt like a lie.

I can’t say I was a fan of this one. I really liked the idea of the three teenagers running around Los Angeles together and seeing the sights, but unfortunately it wasn’t executed very well and I had massive issues with the romance.

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48 Hours in Los Angeles | Layover Blog Tour

As some of you may know, I’m a lover of travelling. I try to visit at least one new place every year, and I always love visiting old places so I can revisit beloved sites or buildings or locations. While reading Layover, I started daydreaming about what I would do if I had forty eight hours to myself in Los Angeles. In the book, the main characters (all siblings) ditch their phones and their parents, and basically go rogue for a few days. It left me wondering what I would do if I was in the city and I came up with the following list.

  1. Griffith Observatory

In another life, I would have been an astronomer. A friend of mine actually had a telescope in her apartment, and I was sooooo freaking jealous because I wanted to be able to see the planets as well. I’m going to try to convince my boyfriend to buy a telescope with me when we move so I can stargaze. Visiting the Griffith Observatory must be so much fun!


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