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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

May 27, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Become Strong Like Water

In leadership books, we are so frequently advised on how to take charge, to lead groups, to be inspirational, productive, strong and indestructible. Especially as women, we are often conditioned to be tough in order to compete with male...

May 19, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Discover Your Talents, Honor Your Feelings, and Overcome the Greatest Difficulties

Poetry is an art that allows for intimate and curative self-expression. It not only moves us readers, but is a way for writers to connect with their own hearts and minds. It can generate real...

May 12, 2021

We’re talking about Books That Make You Live A Fulfilling Life No Matter Your Situation

People deal with all sorts of health issues and physical ailments. Some of us can’t hear, see, talk or even walk. What lessons, then, might we gain from someone with cerebral palsy who lived only 22 years and had to rely on...

May 5, 2021

Books that help us through life’s obstacles, such as divorce, can be among the most important we read. While no one likes to entertain the idea of divorce, or to go through it, having the right advice and understanding is vital. People’s expectations of divorce are often based on old tropes and information decades...