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The Big S - David Hammond

The Big S - David Hammond

April 2, 2021

Bartholomew shook the pill bottle. “What do you remember, Glen, about sadness?” Glen shrugged. “Not much, really. That’s what’s been driving me crazy.”

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 02 April 2021.
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Reach for Your Ocean Heart - C.M. Fields

Reach for Your Ocean Heart - C.M. Fields

February 26, 2021

In the ruins of a great city, a girl who receives mysterious, fragmented messages serves as the Oracle to her people. Her excavations of the city’s long-lost archive will uncover its wicked past and the tragic origins behind the voice in her mind.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 26 February 2021.
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Rock-Adda’s World - Chloe Smith

Rock-Adda’s World - Chloe Smith

February 12, 2021

Adda Oram’s spent years devoted to her research, stationed in the northern reaches of a half-settled world, trying to understand the alien “whales of stone.” As long as she can’t prove that they are sentient beings, their very existence is under threat—and right now, Adda can’t even make the one person who cares about her the most understand what’s at stake….

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 February 2021.
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Esma’s Margaret - Damien Krsteski

Esma’s Margaret - Damien Krsteski

January 29, 2021

When Esma, a precocious teenager born and raised in the poorest neighborhood of her city, needs money to take part in a programming competition, she turns to an AI therapist for help.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 29 January 2021.
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Unifiers - Edward Ashton

Unifiers - Edward Ashton

January 15, 2021

Dropping onto a colony world is always an adventure. Sometimes we find apes. Sometimes we find angels. Michaela and I, though—we’re Unifiers. Our job is to remind them all how to be human.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 January 2021.
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Superbloom - Lynne Peskoe-Yang

Superbloom - Lynne Peskoe-Yang

January 1, 2021

When a strange organism takes over the oceans, a lone technician on a remote island sends a dangerous message.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 01 January 2021.
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Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

Heritage - Andrei Pechalin

December 18, 2020

A daughter growing up in the shadow of her mother’s scientific brilliance, desperate to prove herself and make her own mark on the world, even if that means grappling with supernatural forces and politics she does not fully understand. A story about the weight of one’s heritage and another’s legacy, coming to terms with who you are, and the price we sometimes pay for that.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 December 2020.
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The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

The Skin of Aquila Cadens - Chris Panatier

December 4, 2020

A desperate effort to jumpstart evolution on distant worlds, and one scientist’s audacious plan to spark life where there is none.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 04 December 2020.
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Lingua Franca - Amelia Fisher

Lingua Franca - Amelia Fisher

October 16, 2020

I knew the children had no names, though I didn’t understand it. Far had tried to explain it to me, but this was one barrier our strides in communication could not quite breach. She would always be of the city, and I an interloper.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 16 October 2020.
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Good Boy - M. Douglas White

Good Boy - M. Douglas White

October 2, 2020

After the world around him is irreparably altered, a curious canine journeys to the far reaches of the universe to care for his human companions.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 02 October 2020.
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