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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

Sep 18, 2019

Not all science fiction is dystopian doom and gloom. There are those with a positive future, where we’ve overcome socio-economic challenges, where people and technology are used to answer greater cosmic mysteries. 

What positive themes do you like to read about? How about immortality? Life after death? Children overcoming obstacles and learning and growing? What about our animal friends? And that whole idea of nature vs. technology but for the good of human kind. Now that’s what I like to read, too! 

Our guest today has written several books with these themes and more.  

Darren Campo is the author of the bestselling Alex Detail science fiction series. His novels include Alex Detail's Revolution, Alex Detail's Rebellion, Disappearing Spell andStingers.  

Darren Campo also served as Senior Vice President of Programming Strategy at Food Network and the Cooking Channel. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Programming, Production and Development for TruTV, part of Time Warner's networks portfolio including HBO, CNN, TBS and TNT. Prior to these roles, he worked in various positions at Court TV and CBS.