Layover by Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer
Barlow – Abernathys are soon getting divorced, their 15-year-old kid Flynn Barlow, her older stepbrother Amos, along with their nine-year-old half-sister Poppy, are quite confused, as to what is going on.
During a layover at LAX, they decide to leave their family Christmas vacation in Bora (somewhere in France) and have a final hurrah as siblings. Trusting Flynn’s crush, Neel to give room and board, the three-run around LA, and have a time of their lives, but for a short period, till real life intervenes. Poppy starts taking her medicine for anti-anxiety. Amos reconnects with new- sober father, Flynn faces her stage fright, and their parents are coming over to get them. In the first book, the screenwriting team of Anderson and Meyer look at how difficult the lives of blended families are along with the relationship that can develop.