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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 29, 2022

Books That Make You Undertake Life-Changing Adventures

While many of us dream of adventure, how many of us can truly say what it’s like to experience life-changing, adrenaline-rushing adventures that fundamentally transform us?

Chester L. Richards is a retired aerospace engineer and inventor with 19 patents. In...

Jun 22, 2022

Books That Make You Understand What To Do When Mommy Is Busy

While many children’s books often full of morals, adventures and learning activities, there are also those that address more ordinary, everyday matters such as, how might kids keep themselves busy when Mommy is occupied? Because, let’s face it: these...

Jun 21, 2022

Books That Make You Undertake Enchanting, Wizardly Adventures

Children especially love inspiring stories of magic -- stories that make them feel powerful, that remind them of their potential.  you were like me, you loved TV shows like “I Dream of Jeannie,” starring Barbara Eden as a genie who lived in a bottle and...

Jun 8, 2022

Books That Make You Undertake a Father-Son Writing Adventure

Gamal Williams’ exciting debut novel “FIN” tells the tale of three boys who form an unlikely friendship. Despite their differences, they come to realize they had more in common than otherwise assumed. When 14-year-old Fin encounters Stacks and Justin, he...

Jun 1, 2022

Books That Make You Glimpse the Coming Landscape of Digital Media

Livestream events such as The BookFest -- of which Books That Make You is a proud sponsor -- are growing in popularity. The COVID pandemic pushed us all into a largely digital landscape, one we now must navigate to network and maintain very real...