The Gollywhopper Games – is not very golly

Posted: March 13, 2015 in Fiction

Glenn Hates Books

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3 of 5 Not-Very-Hungry-Games Stars – The Gollywhopper Games by Jody Feldman.

My wife recommended this book to me, and I thought there was no way that I would actually enjoy it. But, I started in on it anyway. See, I’m not a fan of puzzles. Hate ’em. And, she told me that there were many puzzles and adventures in this book. I kind of glossed over the puzzle bits, but enjoyed the adventures and the vivid characters.

So, yes. It’s a good book. A nice, fun story. But, I have to say, If I had known that the actual adventure doesn’t start until after the 10th chapter, I would have started there. That’s when the actual Games begin. Before that, there is just a lot of set-up. Who is this kid? Why’s his dad in trouble with the law? As far as I’m concerned… Who cares?

It would have been…

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