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Over 30 Min. Fiction

#117 - Two Feathers & Turkey Brother

July 4, 2021

A sleepy Seneca Native American tale about a magical journey to adulthood and marriage.

Fiction Listen To Sleep Plus

Peter Pan - Chapter 1 (Listen To Sleep Plus)

July 1, 2021

Enjoy this free preview of Listen To Sleep Plus, the Wednesday night subscriber episodes where I read longer books serially.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#116 - Soria-Moria Castle

June 27, 2021

A sleepy Norwegian fairy tale that isn't a Viking myth, but it's got trolls, princesses, a magical journey and the hero, Halvor.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#115 - An Impossible Enchantment

June 20, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale with all the usual suspects; a king, a prince, a princess and some fairies.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#114 - The Happy Prince

June 13, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale about a prince and a swallow who gave away everything to help others.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction

#113 - Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

June 6, 2021

A beautiful story from Thoreau's Walden that was an inspiration for my life in the mountains.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale

#112 - The Giantess Who Would Not

May 30, 2021

A sleepy Viking tale about a stubborn giantess who winds up happier after not getting her way.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#111 - The Woman Who Sat Still

May 23, 2021

A sleepy story about loving someone for who they are and not who you think they are.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Serial Listen To Sleep Plus

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - Chapters 1 and 2 (Listen To Sleep Plus)

May 19, 2021

Lewis Carroll’s classic masterpiece, read serially. The first two chapters are available here as a preview of the Wednesday night episodes that are part of the Listen To Sleep Plus subscription.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#110 - His Smile

May 16, 2021

A sweet, sleepy story by Susan Glaspell about accepting loss and learning to live again.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#109 - Felicia and the Pot of Pinks

May 9, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale about a good-hearted girl who finds a secret hidden in a pot of pink flowers.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#108 - The Garden Party

May 2, 2021

A beautifully descriptive, slice-of-life story from Katherine Mansfield about childhood innocence and caring for your neighbors.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#107 - The Bird Of Truth

April 25, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale about an orphaned prince and princess and the little bird who helps them find their way home.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#106 - The Muzhik Who Fed Two Officials

April 18, 2021

A sleepy 19th century Russian satire written as a fairy tale in which two helpless government officials are saved by a hard-working muzhik.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#105 - The Clever Cat

April 11, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale with a princess, an ogre and a clever cat.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#104 - Shelby

April 4, 2021

A slow, quiet story about the importance of being true to yourself.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Viking Tale

#103 - The Quest for the Hammer

March 28, 2021

A sleepy Viking tale in which Loki tricks the king of the Giants into marrying Thor.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#102 - Green Gardens

March 21, 2021

A quiet classic about gentleness and redemption written by Frances Noyes Hart.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#101 - The Hundredth Princess

March 14, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale about a king, an enchantress, and 99 princesses.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Bonus

#100 - Bartleby The Scrivener - Full Story - Bonus Episode

March 11, 2021

Herman Melville's slow, quiet classic read in full: all 2 hours and 18 sleepy minutes of it.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#99 - Bliss

March 7, 2021

A beautifully descriptive sleepy story by Katherine Mansfield about a young mother and her dinner party.

Over 30 Min. Fiction

#98 - Eve's Diary

Feb. 28, 2021

A sleepy musing on Eve's first days in Eden by Mark Twain.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#97 - Jackal or Tiger?

Feb. 21, 2021

A sleepy fairy tale from ancient Hindustan about the consequences of always thinking you're right.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction

#96 - The Strange Adventures of Little Maia

Feb. 14, 2021

A slow, quiet fairy tale about the adventures of a tiny, magical girl.