Over 5,000 of you requested it… and it worked!
On May 2, 2017, the audiobook edition of “The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer” by Jennifer Lynch will be made available via Audible! Sheryl Lee —Laura Palmer herself— narrates the approximately 7-hour audio version of the 1990 Twin Peaks spin-off novel describing Laura Palmer’s heartbreaking teenage years. But who will voice BOB? Maybe Jennifer Lynch, as she previously suggested? UPDATE: From the later released preview clips, we know Sheryl reads BOB’s entries herself.
Pre-order the audiobook for $17.46 on Amazon today, or get a discount ($14.95) with an Audible membership. If you’re new to Audible, you can get it for free with a 30-day Audible trial.
It’s also available on iTunes US and iTunes Canada.
Dear Diary, July 22, 1984. My name is Laura Palmer, and as of just three short minutes ago, I officially turned twelve years old! It is July 22, 1984, and I have had such a good day! You were the last gift I opened and I could hardly wait to come upstairs and start to tell you all about myself and my family. You shall be the one I confide in the most. I promise to tell you everything that happens, everything I feel, everything I desire. And, every single thing I think. There are some things I can’t tell anyone. I promise to tell these things to you.
Lifeless and wrapped in plastic. This is how Sheryl Lee was first introduced as “Laura Palmer” in the cult television classic, Twin Peaks. Now, Sheryl returns to voice Laura’s darkest secrets in the audiobook event that fans of the show have long awaited. Commissioned by series creators Mark Frost and David Lynch and written by Lynch’s daughter, Jennifer – who was told she was one of “three air breathing mammals to know the identity of Laura’s killer” – The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer became an integral part of the Twin Peaks canon.
The diary chronicles Laura’s life from age 12 to her death at 17 and provides a harrowing backstory to the event that set the entire series in motion. In intimate diary entries, Laura goes from a happy and naïve tween to a tormented soul posing behind the phony smile of homecoming queen. Plagued by visions of a creepy man with long hair – a demonic presence she comes to know as “BOB” – Laura falls into a world of drug addiction, sexual promiscuity, and prostitution to escape. But as she’s swallowed deeper and deeper into the abyss, Laura is forced to question the reality of who and what BOB really is.
With hidden Easter eggs, glimpses at the origins of principal characters, and clues to the identity of her eventual killer, The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer is required listening for diehard fans of the original show, and essential background for the 2017 revival.