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Till All the Hundred Summers Pass - J.A. Legg

Till All the Hundred Summers Pass - J.A. Legg

September 10, 2021

Aurora King has worked all her life to make the jump across interstellar space. Now, after nearly a century, she's returning to Earth—tired, empty, and uncertain whether the voyage that cost her everything was worth it.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 September 2021.
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Tumbler - B. Morris Allen

Tumbler - B. Morris Allen

September 3, 2021

Seeking: Kindred spirit. Must like to dance. Willing to travel for meeting. Any spider welcome.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 03 September 2021.
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The Nocturnals IV - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals IV - Mariah Montoya

August 27, 2021

Joah, Misla, and Damien are desperate to find a way back to sunset. With the help of a prisoner and a Nocturnal prince, they travel to an ancient sunsap reserve to mine fuel for their starship—but something sinister is waiting for them underground.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 August 2021.
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Rapunzel Dreams of Elephants - Rachel Delaney Craft

Rapunzel Dreams of Elephants - Rachel Delaney Craft

August 20, 2021

In this modern-day retelling, Rapunzel discovers she has her own magic—which can take objects out of dreams—and plots her escape from the witch’s tower. But if she fails, she could end up trapped in the witch’s dreams forever.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 20 August 2021.
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The Waves In Which We Drown - Rubella Dithers

The Waves In Which We Drown - Rubella Dithers

August 13, 2021

As the world fades, childhood friends are separated by a choice which one is afraid to make.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 13 August 2021.
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A Wizard Comes to Shorehaven - L.J. Wetherby

A Wizard Comes to Shorehaven - L.J. Wetherby

August 6, 2021

A wizard arrives in the sleepy seaside town of Shorehaven, unaware that the townspeople have hungered after the services of such a wizard for many years. As the town’s Mayor attempts engage the wizard’s talents on behalf of his constituents, the wizard meets Leonie, the Mayor’s only child – and an unlikely intimacy, ripe with self-discovery, begins to blossom between them.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 August 2021.
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The Nocturnals III - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals III - Mariah Montoya

July 30, 2021

When the Nocturnals capture them, Joah and Misla try planning their escape. But as the darkness stretches on and their community leaves them further and further behind, Joah must let himself become Infected if he ever hopes to see the sun again.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 30 July 2021.
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The Art of Unpicking Stitches - Jennifer Hudak

The Art of Unpicking Stitches - Jennifer Hudak

July 23, 2021

Michelle grew up watching her father sew hidden spells into the clothing he makes in his tailor shop. Now, she sees her chance to pick up her own needle, and bind her friends to her forever.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 23 July 2021.
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Free Hugs - Jennifer Shelby

Free Hugs - Jennifer Shelby

July 16, 2021

Cyndl escaped the Tech Cults as a child, surviving with the help of a robot created to offer hugs. Years later, the Hugbots struggle to fulfill their client quotas in a world that views them as harbingers of bad luck. As Cyndl searches the ravaged world for the companionship she's lost, she may be the last friend the Hubgbots have left, and they are definitely hers.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 16 July 2021.
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Souls Like Sea Glass - Josie Smith

Souls Like Sea Glass - Josie Smith

July 9, 2021

On an island where the souls of the drowned wash ashore, a woman lives as both lighthouse keeper and guide for the souls. When love sails into her life, she is torn between her duty and her desire for companionship—at least until the island decides for her.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 09 July 2021.
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