Short stories in the genre Coming Of Age Narrative.
Listing 2 stories.
In a family of immortal vampires, a young boy seems more human than vampire, lacking magical powers and nauseated by the taste of blood. When the boy asks his sister to help him prove himself and impress their relatives at a large family reunion, things don't exactly go as planned.
In a small American town beset by frequent disappearances of Dominican American girls that are ignored by police, a teenage girl explores her sexuality and experiences sexual harassment while she saves up to move to Chicago following the death of her father.