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Penny Magic Classic: The Lady, or the Tiger? by Frank R. Stockton

9/4/2019
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This summer, we’re reading some of our favorite classic short stories. "The criminal could not know out of which door would come the lady; he opened either he pleased, without having the slightest idea whether, in the next instant, he was to be devoured or married." Written by Frank R. Stockton and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:17:14

Penny Magic Classic: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

7/24/2019
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This summer, we’re reading some of our favorite classic short stories. "Whatever hour you woke there was a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure—a ghostly couple" Written by Virginia Woolf and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:06:31

Penny Magic Classic: The Book of Beasts by E. Nesbit

6/18/2019
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This summer, we’re reading some of our favorite classic short stories. "And then, quite suddenly, Nurse came in and said, 'Master Lionel, dear, they've come to fetch you to go and be King.'" Written by E. Nesbit and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:26:33

Special Announcement: Penny Magic is coming to print!

5/16/2019
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For a limited time, you can pre-order Vol. 1: Fairytales for Grown-Ups as a print book on Kickstarter.

Duration:00:01:32

Vol. 2, Story 10: Back to Underfoot

5/14/2019
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“When Andrew was five, he discovered a magical world, as children often do.” Written by Matt & Natalie Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:23:34

Vol. 2, Story 9: Sunburn

5/7/2019
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“Sharing a booth is the most personal thing in the world, aside from sharing a kiss or a mausoleum.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:09:59

Vol. 2, Story 8: The Death of Peter Stonewood

4/30/2019
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“Even now, all these years later, I can picture his face. Most of all, I remember how we killed him.” Written by Matt Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:29:43

Vol. 2, Story 7: Raincatcher

4/23/2019
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“It was the second spring storm, and the city had been waiting for it for days.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:09:48

Vol. 2, Story 6: The Fable Hotel

4/16/2019
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“It was the summer of ’98 when all the magical creatures of the famous Fable Hotel went on strike.” Written by Matt Mills and directed by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:28:06

Vol. 2, Story 5: The Winter War

4/9/2019
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“The worst part of the Winter War was watching the old people fight it.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:13:27

Vol. 2, Story 4: The Animal Sculptors

4/2/2019
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“The land of Filigri was like every other land, except for one thing: Filigri had no animals.” Written by Matt Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:28:33

Vol. 2, Story 3: The Stairs

3/26/2019
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“It was just past midnight when Felicia stepped out of her second floor window and into the sky beyond it. This was the night she had been waiting for.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:09:11

Vol. 2, Story 2: We Keep the Lamps Lit

3/19/2019
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“At the edge of the town of Moorwick was the lake. There was always mist on the lake. But every once in a while, on a clear night when the moon was full, the mist parted and you could see the island.” Written by Matt Mills, narrated by Natalie Mills.

Vol. 2, Story 1: Summer of War

3/12/2019
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“Thomas sat on a window ledge above the water wheel, and from his perch, stories drifted up to him, and he learned everything that he and his sister weren’t supposed to know about the battle in the skies…” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:12:02

A Penny Magic Christmas Special + Announcement

12/29/2018
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Three very short wintery tales, written by Matt Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:09:56

Vol. 1, Story 10: One Good Storm

11/20/2018
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“Etta stood on her porch with her hands in her pockets. Behind the house, clouds rumbled with their burden of rain. No amount of wind could blow the storm past them tonight. It simmered above her, waiting to boil and break.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:16:46

Vol. 1, Story 9: The Time-Taster

11/13/2018
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“Scott and Erin are moving. Their boxes are arranged on the floor, dishes and silverware swaddled in bubble-wrap, clothes folded in laundry baskets. Nothing is where it should be anymore.” Written by Matt Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:20:33

Vol. 1, Story 8: You Should Be Alive

11/6/2018
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“Caroline flinched as the needle went into her arm.” Written and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:12:39

Vol. 1, Story 7: Rain Bones

10/30/2018
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“It was one of the dry years, the kind of year where the sun sucks even the dew out of the earth through a straw.” Written by Matt Mills and narrated by Natalie Mills.

Duration:00:28:50