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Books That Make You Podcast

Books That Make You is a channel about all things bookish. Home to the The Books That Make You show with host Desiree Duffy of Black Chateau Enterprises. Where she discuses books with authors and experts, unraveling the inner pages of all the books that help make us who we are. BTMY also live streams bookish events as well as posting author readings and bookish contest on

Jun 30, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You See the Gritty World of Gang Life

With their prospect of power, money and community, gangs can be alluring, especially to young immigrants and people living in places like inner cities, where gang life can seem like the only available way of life.

Christina Hoag is a former...

Jun 23, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Examine the 1970s – When Women Thought They Had to be Perfect to Succeed

What was it like for young women in the early seventies to encounter new opportunities while having to overcome old prejudices? Why do high school and college school reunions force many of us to reconcile...

Jun 16, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Learn to Love. And How to Heal Your Disappointing Love Life

Love is the one thing we need and desire, and yet it’s so elusive. Even if we’re fortunate enough to find “true love”, maintaining that relationship can be a whole ‘nuther story. In America, the divorce rate...

Jun 9, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You remember Moonlighting.

Ground-breaking shows like Moonlighting paved the way for yet more ground-breaking TV. For fans in the 80s, this show was a must watch. It featured the iconic Cybil Shepherd opposite a very young Bruce Willis in, yes, the pre-Die Hard show that catapulted...

Jun 4, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Hesitant to Believe in UFOs

The U.S. government has revealed that UFOs, or UAPs (Unidentified Ariel Phenomenon) are, in fact, real. They have the footage. Former president Obama confirmed not long ago on TV: “What is true, and I'm actually being serious here, is that there...