Category Archives: Speedy Reader

Book Review: Horrorstör

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix Book description Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes. Sales are down, security cameras reveal nothing, and store managers are panicking. To unravel the mystery, three employees volunteer to … Continue reading Book Review: Horrorstör</a

The Spinster and the Prophet: A Review

This review appeared earlier, but I am sharing it again while I am recuperating. Enjoy. The Spinster and the Prophet: H.G. Wells, Florence Deeks and the Case of the Plagiarized Text  by A.B. McKillop Themes: intellectual rights, gender roles, marriage, women’s rights, suffrage, sexism, free love, Canadian history, publishing, fame Setting: Toronto and London, early 20th … Continue reading The Spinster and the Prophet: A Review</a

Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone (a review)

Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone (Warlock Holmes #1) by G S Denning Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes is an unparalleled genius. Warlock Holmes is an idiot. A font of arcane power, certainly. But he’s brilliantly dim. Frankly, he couldn’t deduce his way out of a paper bag. The only thing he has really got going for him are the might of … Continue reading Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone (a review)</a