Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Layoverland by Gabby Noone

Layoverland (edition 2020)

by Gabby Noone (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
251670,210 (4.5)None
Authors:Gabby Noone (Author)
Info:Razorbill (2020), 304 pages
Collections:Read but unowned
Tags:ya, romance, fantasy, death, humor

Work details

Layoverland by Gabby Noone



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Student Review by: Lindsey R. (10th grade)
Grade Range: 9th Grade and up
Genre: Young Adult
Literary Merit: Excellent
Characterization: Excellent

Layoverland by Gabby Noone is about a 17-year-old girl named Beatrice, who goes by Bea. She is not a typical high school girl and does not get excited by things like school dances and looking super cute. She shows anger towards everyone and is never afraid to speak her mind. She only cares about her sister Emmy out of everyone in the world, but when they get in a fight and Bea is driving around all sad about it, she gets in a car accident and dies. In this novel, good people go to heaven, bad people go to hell, and the people in the middle go to the “airport” until they figure out what they did on Earth that is holding them back. Bea was almost sent to hell, but instead, she is put in a special group at the airport to help 5,000 souls reach heaven as her punishment for rude behavior on Earth before she can make it to heaven. Also waylaid at the airport is Caleb, the person who caused the car accident that killed her, and Bea begins plotting revenge on the boy who stole her life.

This book was an easy read that was very intriguing. I enjoyed it because it was not on earth, yet it was not the afterlife either. It was something different from what I have ever read before and I couldn’t put it down. The author shows the importance of love between family members and living every day as if it were your last, because it may very well be. She also shows that sometimes there are things more important in “life” than revenge and getting back at people.

Recommendation: I would recommend this book to those who enjoy drama in a strange environment not typical in YA novels. ( )
  SWONroyal | Mar 4, 2020 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers


Average: (4.5)
3.5 1
4.5 1
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 143,752,208 books! | Top bar: Always visible