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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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Singot - E.C. Fuller

Singot - E.C. Fuller

July 2, 2021

“I’d felt out of alignment with the human race all my life. And then I learned of singot, the supreme connection: wordless understanding of a person’s entire life.”

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 02 July 2021.
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The Nocturnals II - Mariah Montoya

The Nocturnals II - Mariah Montoya

June 25, 2021

As Joah and Misla travel further and further from the light of day, they meet two people who change the course of their journey—a familiar, hate-filled executioner, and an Infected boy. The Nocturnals lurk closer than ever before.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 25 June 2021.
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The Stranding - Maud Woolf

The Stranding - Maud Woolf

June 18, 2021

In the middle of a snowstorm something vast falls out of the sky. Two children set out to find it.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 June 2021.
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Satyajit Ray’s Beard or the Lack Thereof - Abhijato Sensarma

Satyajit Ray’s Beard or the Lack Thereof - Abhijato Sensarma

June 11, 2021

What if you wake up in a world which revolves around magic, but you're more focused about helping your wife deal with cancer you never knew she was diagnosed with? Back in your world, you've been working on a transportation device and a divorce for the longest time - have you replaced a counterpart here, and has he been working on the same device?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 11 June 2021.
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