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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 www.BooksThatMakeYou.com

Nov 30, 2022

Books That Make You Rethink Addiction, and Addictive Cycles

We tend to think of addiction in terms of addiction to drugs, alcohol or sex. When we talk about our careers though, we use terms like “dedicated” and “hardworking”. When we talk about relationships, we use words like “madly in love” or...


Nov 23, 2022

Books That Make You Want to Curl up in a Small Town in the Rocky Mountains

Sometimes, there’s a book, or book series, that simply brings out the best in us—a world that makes you long to climb into the pages with the characters, maybe share a cup of joe or hot cocoa with them.

Bestselling author Virginia Fox is...


Nov 16, 2022

Books That Make You Want to Expand Your Book’s Platform

Online seminars and workshops provide ways to share our knowledge and expertise. With their books as a foundation, authors can build their brand outward, monetizing their words books to reach a broader and hungry audience.

Award-winning creative educator...


Nov 10, 2022

Books That Make You Unravel the Sports World’s Mental Health Crisis

There are many unilluminated corners of the sports world, areas we don’t discuss, don’t know about or simply pretend don’t exist. In an industry where the consumer feels entitled to their ball-chasing entertainment, we can easily forget about...


Oct 26, 2022

Books That Make You Dive into Dark Poetry

October makes us want to revel in the spooky season, to think back to some of the more memorable dark poems, like Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven”. Horror poetry can spark our imagination in the best ways, invigorate our love for things going bump in the night.

Author and...