Maleficent – Revisionist Fairy Tale Motherhood

I realized that we Book Warriors hadn’t yet done a review of Maleficent, Disney’s newest Sleeping Beauty retelling from the perspective of the antagonist – Maleficent.  Now, Sleeping Beauty was always one of my favourite movies as a little girl. I remember arguing fervently with my little sister that the blue dress was way prettier than …

Welcome to Speculative Fiction Month (A.K.A. The Spectrum of Written Fictional Works)

We here at The Book Wars work by monthly themes because it keeps our reading and reviewing somewhat in focus (unless powerful forces like Publishing Houses request our attention and then… we sell out because we love them). This generally allows us to delve into some interesting niche topics and …