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Survive his own Bloodline of violence? by Joe Jimenez (book review)
Ophelia wants him to stop fighting at school, Uncle wants him to start really fighting, for money – Hope and despair are always fighting within him… Ask for this powerful #ownvoices story at your local library or independent bookstore as Abram thinks lyrically of his embattled present while trying to avoid remembering his family’s past or dreaming too much about a future beyond it. Can we fight destiny, our DNA, our desires? **kmm Book info: Bloodline / Joe Jimenez. Pinata Books/Arte Publico Press, 2016. [author site] [publisher site] Review copy and cover image courtesy of the publisher. My book talk: Calls to fight ring louder than any teacher’s voice, as …