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G #AtoZ Challenge


Apr 8, 2014




Let’s get right to it!

First for you history buffs:


Which happens to be about 60 miles away. You should TOTALLY check out the reenactment.



In Gustav Gloom and the Four Terrors, things are not always what they seem in the Gloom Mansion. Gustav decides that he needs to rescue his father from the Dark Country, but he can’t do that without Fernie’s help. After Gustav convinces Fernie’s safety-conscious father to enter the Gloom Mansion with Fernie and Pearlie, there is a prison break from the Hall of Shadow Criminals and it’s up to Fernie to save her family and Gustav before it’s too late.

Oh noes!


Books for the Guy’s Guy: Guys Read by Jon Scieszka.

A body on the tracks

A teenage terrorist

A mysterious wish-granting machine

The world’s worst private detective

The second volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading is chock-full of mystery, intrigue, and nefarious activity. Featuring some of the best writers around, and compiled by certified guy Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Thriller is a pulse-pounding collection of brand-new short stories, each one guaranteed to keep you riveted until the final page.

Think of it as noir fiction for little dudes.

That’s IT! Gotta run, need to find books for letter H.

Leave your G book titles below please!



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9 thoughts on “G #AtoZ Challenge”
  1. Girl 4 by Will Carver. A crime novel with a different twist. I loved it!

    Detective Inspector January David has always put his professional before his private life, but the two worlds are about to clash horrifically as he visits his latest crime scene. He is confronted by a lifeless figure suspended ten feet above a theatre stage, blood pouring from her face into a coffin below.
    This gruesome execution is the work of an elusive serial killer. Three women from three different London suburbs, each murdered with elaborate and chilling precision. And as January stares at the most beautiful corpse he’s ever seen, he detects the killer’s hallmark. But Girl 4 is different: she is alive – barely. And January recognises her…

    1. Thanks for visiting and the book suggestions! I’m afraid that sounds good but is it for kids?

  2. I wanted to take our kids to Gettysburg when we lived in York, PA, but we never made it.

    1. If anyone comes to Gettysburg hit me up, I’m just a stone’s throw away!

    1. Surely there must be some G in your life??

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