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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

Jan 31, 2024

Books That Make You adventure Through Fifties-Era of Rock and Roll, and Get Hound Dogged

The coming-of-age story is universal, enjoyed by every generation. The main reason: we older folks remember it fondly—or not so fondly—and younger folks are in the throes of experiencing it.

Author Rebecca Hendricks’s...

Jan 24, 2024

Books That Make You Romp with Hysterical Rhymes—and Introduce You to a Great Children’s Book Author

Rhyming can help immensely in the learning process, especially for children, who may also love a good scary story. And they certainly would have fun with the offerings of Whimsical World, an innovative children's...

Jan 17, 2024

Books That Make You Understand Better How to Deal with Grief and Loss

Probably the cruelest aspect of getting older is losing loved ones. How can we understand our grief and help others, while in the throes of their own?

The award-winning author of Witnessing Grief; Inviting Trauma and Loss to Our Coaching...

Jan 11, 2024

Books That Make You Consciously Adventure with Your Child, or the Child In Your Life

Whimsical stories have a place in many a child’s—and, by extension, grown-up’s—heart, helping to inspire us and nurture a sense of wonder. Nowadays, however, that sense of wonder is compromised by the intensifying emphasis...

Jan 3, 2024

Books That Make You Go from a Blank Document to an Influential Author in 30 Days

Readers often get the call to write. When we have our creativity sparked, our imaginations expanded, we might realize that we, too, have something profound and powerful to say, and it’s perhaps one of the greatest moments in the life...