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Five inspirational stories to read on web today


Five inspirational stories to read on web today
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The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

What it's about: In 1955, mixed-race Ethan Harper leaves his progressive hometown for a summer in Alabama where he’s not welcome, except by resident oddball and free spirit, Juniper Jones. With two bikes and an unlimited supply of root beer floats, they’ll search for their place in a world bent on rejecting them.

Why you should read it: This earnest and powerful coming-of-age story speaks to audiences of all ages.

Read on :- Wattpad

Breasts and Eggs:

What it's about: On a hot summer’s day in a poor suburb of Tokyo we meet three women: thirty-year-old Natsuko, her older sister Makiko, and Makiko’s teenage daughter Midoriko. Makiko, an ageing hostess despairing about the loss of her looks, has travelled to Tokyo in search of breast enhancement surgery. She's accompanied by Midoriko, who has recently stopped speaking, finding herself unable to deal with her own changing body and her mother’s self-obsession. Her silence dominates Natsuko’s rundown apartment, providing a catalyst for each woman to grapple with their own anxieties and their relationships with one another. Eight years later, we met Natsuko again. She is now a writer and finds herself on a journey back to her native city, returning to memories of that summer and her family’s past as she faces her own uncertain future. 

Why we love it: Mieko Kawakami paints a radical and intimate portrait of contemporary working class womanhood in Japan, recounting the heartbreaking journeys of three women in a society where the odds are stacked against them.

Read on :- Amazon

Little Experiences of A Large Life

What it's about: Nobody teaches you about life except experience. How many experiences can you have in a lifetime? Here's a few ranging from love stories of a toothbrush and a toothpaste, to the unborn child! Take the journey to your soul through these short essays and stories, straight from the heart.

Why you should read it: This collection of heart-warming stories is an eye-opener for every individual.

Read on :- Juggernaut

Transformation to a Diva!

What it's about: This is a short story about a woman who learned to approve of the choices she made for herself.

Why you should read it: A simple story which teaches you the joys of being confident

Read on :- Pratilipi

Whistleblower

What it's about: When student-journalist Laurel Cates uncovers a shocking story about Garland College’s beloved, championship-winning football coach, it takes all of her courage to publish her discovery in the school’s paper. The immediate backlash is to be expected, but nowhere are the repercussions stronger than in Laurel’s everyday life as she can’t seem to avoid Bodie St. James, the star quarterback, whose own career now hangs on the brink.

Why you should read it: A contemporary journalism thriller wrapped up in a satisfying YA romance. Veronica Mars in the age of #Timesup. To be published by Wattpad Books in Fall 2021.

Read on - Wattpad

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