Tease: Behind the Mic for The Strawberry Hearts Diner

Narrator Brittany Pressley shares her thoughts on Carolyn Brown’s characters

This week’s Behind the Mic shares insights from narrator Brittany Pressley. She pulls open the recording studio door for us and shares her thoughts regarding the small town Texas characters she voiced. And I think the author Carolyn Brown has something equally insightful to share. As she says on her website, “I know the voices are not real but they have such great ideas.” And that pretty much sums up the entire audiobook industry for you. A novel may start out in the realm of fiction—not real, as Brown says—but add one great narrator and stir, and the voices become real, they are still talking to you, and you can’t bear to stop listening. Let’s hear what narrator Brittany Pressley has to say about Carolyn Brown’s THE STRAWBERRY HEARTS DINER.

“The strongest relationships in the books are really the friendships amongst the women. She writes really strong, witty, independent, feisty, great female characters from a wide range of ages, and I love that.”—Narrator Brittany Pressley

Strawberry Hearts DinerTHE STRAWBERRY HEARTS DINER
by Carolyn Brown, read by Brittany Pressley
Brilliance Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award

With a feisty Southern drawl, narrator Brittany Pressley portrays Jancy Wilson, a young woman who becomes stranded in the small town of Pick, Texas, when her car catches fire right in front of the Strawberry Hearts Diner. Find out more about this small-town romance over in our review.

Brittany’s narration and Brown’s story landed THE STRAWBERRY HEARTS DINER on our 2017 Best of the Year list for Romance — find more excellent audiobooks over on our full list!

Best Audiobooks 2017

Caitlin is a librarian from Connecticut who enjoys great narrators and happy endings. She has been reviewing audiobooks for Audiofile Magazine since 2006, and she has had the privilege of judging numerous Audie Award categories since 2009. Her favorite authors are Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and whatever she's listening to right now!

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