Dreadnought executes all HTTP requests within a separate child process launched by an internal web server allowing for synchronous programming using blocking calls without interfering with the main web service. This provides both fault tolerance and load balancing.
Ramon Gebben sent in Data-Drive (GitHub: RamonGebben/data-drive, License: MIT), a library for reading and writing Google Spreadsheets.
Although there are other libraries that let you sign in to Google Spreadsheets and fetch data, Data-Drive has a feature that lets you map sheets. You can create JSON descriptions of fields and values that will be used to convert the data when it's downloaded from the API.