West Side Stories, Volume 1 is a collection of four short stories. Though fictional, these stories reflect the realities of coming to age in dysfunctional homes and drug-infested communities. Addiction, betrayal, molestation, and murder are the elements that make up these stories, but they are not the only ones. Jewels are spread throughout the entire work. Fans of personal growth and of urban literature will instantly fall in love with this title.