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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 28, 2023

Books That Make You Write and Publish Your Own Successful Book

When you read books, you often, in time, feel that tug to write your own. Every writer who ever was started their creative life as a reader. So now that you feel that pull to put pen to paper, or fingertips to keyboards, just how do you go about it?


Jun 21, 2023

Books That Make You Become the Best Dad You Can Be

Parenting can be tough, full of challenges and unknowns, and the struggles of young moms are well known. It’s important, too, to offer guidance and support to young dads.

J Hall—author, educator, podcaster, and all-around family guy—has just released his...

Jun 14, 2023

Books That Make You Acknowledge Pride Month

June is Pride Month. It’s especially poignant this year, too, with so many LGBTQ+ books being challenged across the country, and winding up on banned-book lists.

Author Lee Wind’s “Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill: The Podcast” will drop thirty-six episodes in June...

Jun 7, 2023

Books That Make You Reconsider an Element Like Calcium

Even as so many things connect us in this world and in nature, often we fail to see the most fundamental, and important, elements. Literally.

Not Korynn Newville. She kicks off her new series “Indiscernible Elements” with a unique take on the element...