One Minute Book Rec! Calor by J.J. Fischer is a hidden gem, a Fantasy trilogy for adults. Quick review plus I dug up an alternate book cover at the author's site. You know you want to see it!
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All Quiet on the Western Front, 1930
In Berlin, on the evening of December 5, 1930, at the Mozart Hall, a sold out showing of All Quiet on the Western Front is about to begin. This is the German premiere of the movie that has already won Best Picture in America. "Ten minutes into the performance, a small, dark haired, man arose from his front row balcony seat and stalked up the darkened aisle toward the exit. This man, Joseph Goebbels, was giving a signal to the Nazis that had packed the seats and were patiently awaiting their signal.. They rose and began chanting "Judenfilm, Judenfilm!" They threw stink bombs and released mice into the theater...