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A Jar of Stories

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“Women are meant to be loved, not understood.”- Oscar Wilde

What happens when you leave 17 women in a room with no escape roof? They talk of longing and heartache. Of night sky and the fireflies . Of smokes and ashes. Of memories and scars. Of dreams and cravings.

In this handpicked collection, we bring together selected short stories from women writers that let you
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Published November 18th 2019 by Half Baked Beans
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Nidhi Srivastava
Nov 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
“A Jar of Stories” as the name specifies its a collection of stories celebrating the strength of women writers. It is a great initiative by Half Baked Beans to voice the emotions of every women in a story collection. I have been engrossed in reading this book and I was astonished by the speed of reading the book. Every story was unique in itself, it has a flavor of its own. Every women in the society has experience the pressure of being a burden on the family when she isn’t married till the age ...more
Dec 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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A Jar of Stories is a collection of seventeen stories all by women writers and majorly centered around women characters, set against urban landscape while exploring myriad genres. The book starts with a physiological and paranormal thriller ‘Neela’ which also touches upon our decisions and their long-lasting effect on our lives. The next One Night Stand is about a young woman’s decisions coupled with her parents’ dilemmas about
Anusha Sridharan
Nov 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Wow, I surely have to convey my special thanks to Hall Baked Beans for this beautiful compilation of some thought provoking stories. Many of them conveyed some serious messages in their own way, be it about stereotypes or social evils or stories of how some women stood up for themselves.
These stories instil confidence in you in their own way, narrating the challenges, and the need to overcome it, and feel the urge to speak up for yourself because you got to be your own here.
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Sumeetha Manikandan is a freelance writer and an author who loves to write and base her plots on the tambrahm community of Mylapore, Chennai. She is the author of ‘The Perfect Groom’ that has been a bestselling ebook on the top 50 charts of Amazon India ever since publication.

An avid reader, she loves to read across different genres – romance, historical fiction, non-fiction, mystery, fantasy etc.