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Just Sleep - Bedtime Stories for Adults

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Blue Castle: A Visit to the Doctor by Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Tonight's bedtime story is the continuation of The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery, best known for writing Anne of Green Gables. This romance novel was published in 1926 and is set in a fictional Canadian town. In this episode, Valancy visits the doctor about her medical condition. Later, she receives a letter that changes everything. It is Chapters 4,5,6 and 7 of the book.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support


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Dec 01 2022

38mins

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Rumpelstiltskin and Little Thumb - Fairytale Sleep Stories

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Drift off tonight to two fairytale sleep stories - Rumpelstiltskin and Little Thumb. Rumpelstiltskin is the Grimms' fairytale featuring a little man that can spin straw into gold. Little Thumb is very similar to Hansel and Gretel with children being left in the woods and defeating enemies. A little warning that these classic tales can be a little gruesome.


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Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support


As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:


Ad-free and Intro-free episodes


The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz


A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince


An additional 2 episodes every month


The chance to vote on the next story that you hear


The chance to win readings just for you


The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)



Thanks for your support!






Sweet Dreams...



Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

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Nov 27 2022

31mins

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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott

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Tonight's special Thanksgiving sleep story is An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louis May Alcott. A short story from Louisa May Alcott's Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag Vol 6, published in 1882. When their mother is called away to care for their ailing grandmother, 6 siblings decide to save Thanksgiving and prepare the feast. What could go wrong?


The Black Friday Sale on Just Sleep Premium is here! 30% off the yearly subscription.


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support


As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)


Thanks for your support!




Sweet Dreams...



Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 24 2022

42mins

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Black Friday starts now - 30% off Just Sleep Premium

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Get 30% off the Just Sleep Premium yearly subscription!

Was $49. Now $34.30!

You can even gift a subscription

Visit www.justsleeppodcast.com/support

Available from now until the 28th Nov.


We will not repeat this sale.

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Nov 24 2022

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Hunted Down: A Mystery Bedtime Story by Charles Dickens

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Tonight's bedtime story for adults is Hunted Down by Charles Dickens. Published in 1859, this is a rare detective story from the celebrated writer. Mr Sampson sees a man at his Life Assurance office and immediately dislikes him. When he meets him at a party, the feelings deepen. Is his first impression of the man correct? Is he hiding something?


Our Black Friday Offer on Just Sleep Premium is almost here!


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support


As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)


Thanks for your support!




Sweet Dreams...



Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 20 2022

53mins

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Alice in Wonderland: The Mock Turtle's Story by Lewis Carroll

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Tonight's story to help you sleep is the continuation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland also known as Alice in Wonderland. In this episode, Alice meets the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon. Whatever is a lobster quadrille?

Our Black Friday Offer on Just Sleep Premium is almost here!


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support


As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)


Thanks for your support!




Sweet Dreams...



Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 17 2022

28mins

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The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

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Need help drifting off to sleep? Settle in with tonight's bedtime story - The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. Published in 1905, it follows Lily Bart, a beautiful but poor woman in New York's high city. In this episode, Lily misses her train and decides to spend some time with Selden. Certain that no one will see her, she takes the risk. Will she regret it?


Our Black Friday Offer on Just Sleep Premium is almost here!

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 13 2022

29mins

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Anne of Green Gables: Anne's Impressions of Sunday School

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Tonight's bedtime story is the continuation of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. In this episode, Anne goes to Sunday School and Marilla loses her brooch. She is convinced Anne has lost it. Is she right?

Our Black Friday Offer on Just Sleep Premium is almost here!

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 10 2022

50mins

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The Magic Shop by H.G. Wells

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Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is The Magic Shop by H.G. Wells. Gip and his father visit a magic shop that claims to use only genuine magic! Glass balls out of ears, rabbits under hats, disappearing acts, is it all fake or is something else going on?


If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. Sweet Dreams.


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 06 2022

27mins

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The Wind in the Willows: Dulce Domum by Kenneth Grahame

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Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is the continuation of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. In this episode, Mole senses his old home and becomes desperate to visit it. If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. Sweet Dreams.


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Nov 03 2022

35mins

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - Special Two Hour Episode

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Tonight's sleep story is a special two hour episode of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Published in 1818, this novel, written by a teenaged Mary Shelley, is one of the most influential stories in literature and is possibly the first science fiction novel. In the episode, Captain Walton tells his sister about his adventures on his journey to the Pole. Victor Frankenstein recounts his early years and the creation of his creature.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 30 2022

1hr 56mins

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The Sandman's Hour: Stories for Bedtime

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Struggling to fall asleep? Quiet your mind with bedtime stories from The Sandman's Hour. This episode includes the stories The Disorderly Girl, The Poppies, The Shoemaker Rat, Hilda's Mermaid, and Why the Morning Glory Sleeps by Abbie Phillips Walker.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 27 2022

30mins

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Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - A Chilling Sleep Story

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Tonight's chilling sleep story is Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. This story published in 1872 predates Bram Stoker's Dracula and is one the earliest works of vampire fiction.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 23 2022

45mins

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King Arthur: Sir Gareth and Lynette - A Mythical Sleep Story

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Tonight's mythical sleep story is the continuation of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Maude Radford. In this episode, Gareth becomes a knight and goes on his first adventure with a beautiful damsel named Lynette.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 20 2022

37mins

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

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Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Published in 1844, this swashbuckling adventure novel has been adapted on TV, film, and games numerous times. In this episode, D'Artagnan receives three gifts from his father and then causes a stir in the town of Meung.

Want to support the show but not interested in Just Sleep Premium? You can buy me a coffee here -----> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod


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Oct 16 2022

39mins

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What Maisie Knew by Henry James

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Tonight's bedtime story is What Maisie Knew by Henry James. Published in 1897, it is the story of the effect of a bitter divorce on a young child.

Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 13 2022

35mins

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The Monkey's Paw by W.W Jacobs - a Scary Sleep Story

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Drift off tonight to our first spooky tale for the Halloween season, The Monkey's Paw by W.W Jacobs. Be warned that this story is scary so if that isn't your thing, try one of our other stories tonight. Not only has this story been adapted numerous times, elements of this story are now firm tropes in the horror genre.

Want to support the show but not interested in Just Sleep Premium? You can buy me a coffee here -----> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod




Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 09 2022

28mins

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This Side of Paradise: Code of the Young Egotist by F Scott Fitzgerald

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Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with This Side of Paradise by F Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, it is Fitzgerald's first book. In this episode, Amory goes to a boarding school in Connecticut.

Want to support the show but not interested in Just Sleep Premium? You can buy me a coffee here -----> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod

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Oct 06 2022

40mins

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Interested in hearing a story just for you? Consider Just Sleep Premium

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This month, I will be giving away a personal reading for one Just Sleep Premium member. Interested? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://www.justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member, you will also receive:

Ad free and Intro free episodes

Two additional episodes per month

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

The chance to vote on the next story you hear

The entire back catalog of the podcast also ad and intro free (finishing up in the next few days)

And more.


Join us at https://www.justsleeppodcast.com/support

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 06 2022

1min

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The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Tonight's bedtime story is The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery, best known for writing Anne of Green Gables. This romance novel was published in 1926 and is set in a fictional Canadian town. In this episode, Valancy Stirling, 29 and unmarried, laments about her life and her family connections.


Interested in more sleepy content or just want to support the show? Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support

As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:

Ad-free and Intro-free episodes

The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz

A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince

An additional 2 episodes every month

The chance to vote on the next story that you hear

The chance to win readings just for you

The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)

Thanks for your support!



Sweet Dreams...


Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Oct 02 2022

39mins

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