Just Sleep - Bedtime Stories for Adults

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By: Taesha Glasgow

Do you have trouble drifting off to sleep? My mission is simple. To help you relax, put the stressful day behind you and drift off to sleep. In every episode, I will read an old story in the public domain. So lie down, settle into your pillow, close your eyes, and let me read you a story to help you sleep.

Jack and the Beanstalk
#33
Yesterday at 6:22 PM

Fall into a deep sleep tonight with the old English fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. There a number of versions of this tale. This version was retold by Flora Annie Steel and published in 1918.

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Goodnight and Sweet Dreams....
 
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North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
#32
Last Thursday at 6:39 PM

Drift off tonight to the opening chapters of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. This social novel was published in 1854. In this episode, Margaret spends the last few days in London preparing for the wedding of her cousin Edith. She then returns home to Helstone and struggles a little with her new home life.

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bront√ę
#31
06/06/2021

Tonight's sleepy tale is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bront√ę.¬† Wuthering Heights is Emily's only book, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. In this episode, Mr Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, visits Heathcliff during a snowstorm and meets the "amiable" inhabitants.


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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
#30
06/03/2021

Tonight's snoozy tale is Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. Published in 1877, this book was her only published work. It is one of the first English novels to be written from the perspective of an animal. In this episode, Black Beauty recounts his early days on a farm with his mother, his breaking in and, his first new home.

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Peter Rabbit and other tales by Beatrix Potter
#29
05/30/2021

Drift off to sleep tonight with The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and, The Tale of the Two Bad Mice, all from the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter.

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Goodnight and Sweet Dreams....
 
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Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
#28
05/27/2021

Tonight's sleep story is Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. Published in 1726, it is the story of Lemuel Gulliver, "First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships". In this episode, Gulliver recounts the early years of his life and what happened when he was shipwrecked and washed ashore in Lilliput, a land of tiny people.

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Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
#27
05/23/2021

Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. This American classic was published in 1911.  Set in a fictitious town in Massachusetts, it reveals the past of the "most striking figure in Starkfield", Ethan Frome.

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The Ugly Duckling
#26
05/21/2021

Tonight's bedtime story (or stories!) are the Ugly Duckling and the Emperor's New Clothes, both fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson.

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The Wind in the Willows Chapter 2 by Kenneth Grahame
#25
05/16/2021

Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is Chapter 2 of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This classic children's book was published in 1908. It follows the adventures of Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger. In this episode, Mole meets Toad and they all go on an adventure in a canary coloured cart.

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Persuasion by Jane Austen
#24
05/13/2021

Tonight's bedtime tale is Persuasion by Jane Austen. This was her final completed novel published in 1817 after her death. In this episode, we are introduced to the Elliots and learn about their financial troubles.

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The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
#23
05/09/2021

Tonight's snoozy tale is The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. This book was first published in 1922. It follows the tale of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real. Sweet Dreams....

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The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
#22
05/06/2021

Tonight's sleepy story is the War of the Worlds by H.G Wells. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast


The Remarkable Rocket and the Selfish Giant
#21
05/02/2021

Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of two short stories by Oscar Wilde - The Remarkable Rocket and the Selfish Giant.


Thumbelina
#20
04/29/2021

Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of the classic fairy tale, Thumbelina, from Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale collection. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight ...


The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
#19
04/25/2021

Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight ...


Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
#18
04/22/2021

Tonight's bedtime story for adults is Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight ...


The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
#17
04/18/2021

Tonight's bedtime story for adults is The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight ...


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bront√ę
#16
04/15/2021

Tonight's story to help you sleep is The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bront√ę. Sweet Dreams...


Beauty and the Beast
#15
04/11/2021

Tonight's sleep story is the well-known fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast. This version is taken from the Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang. Sweet dreams....


The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
#14
04/08/2021

Tonight's sleep story is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In this episode, Nick joins Daisy and Tom for dinner and meets the aloof Jordan Baker. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and Sweet Dreams....


Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
#13
04/03/2021

Tonight's bedtime story is A Study in Scarlet: the first Sherlock Holmes tale by Arthur Conan Doyle. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast.


Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
#12
03/31/2021

Tonight's sleep story is Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. I read the first two chapters of the book. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and Sweet Dreams....


Jane Eyre
#11
03/27/2021

Tonight's sleep story is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.


Hansel & Gretel and Cinderella
#10
03/24/2021

Two stories to help you sleep. Hansel & Gretel and Cinderella. Fairytales from the Brothers Grimm.


The Time Machine by H.G Wells - Bedtime Stories for Adults
#9
03/20/2021

Tonight's bedtime story is The Time Machine by H.G Wells. Drift off to the first two chapters of the story.


Pride and Prejudice (Chapters 6-8) by Jane Austen
#8
03/17/2021

Tonight, drift off to sleep with the continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (Chapters 6-8)


Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
#7
03/13/2021

Tonight, drift off to sleep with the opening letters in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Chapters 1 - 3 by Lewis Carroll
#6
03/10/2021

Tonight's story to help you sleep is Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.


Pride and Prejudice Chapters 1-5
#5
02/26/2021

In this episode, drift off to sleep with Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.


The Picture of Dorian Gray Chapter 2
#4
02/26/2021

In this episode, drift off to sleep with Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.


The Picture of Dorian Gray Chapter 1
#3
02/26/2021

In this episode, drift off to sleep with Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.


Animal Farm Chapters 3 and 4
#2
02/26/2021

In this episode, drift off to sleep with George Orwell's Animal Farm.


Animal Farm Chapters 1 and 2
#1
02/26/2021

In this episode, drift off to sleep with George Orwell's Animal Farm.