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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 15, 2023

Books That Make You Enter a World of Old Occult Objects You Definitely Should Not Mess With

We all love cautionary tales that warn of the things that shouldn’t be messed with. So what happens when you mix horror and suspense with timeless topics like family, family history and the specter of potentially losing it all? You get one of those page-turners you never want to put down.

Inspired by true events, real history and his own familial lore, Shadowland by P.L. Hampton tells the story of a mysterious Yoruba (Yor-oo-ba) Divination Board. Where did it come from, exactly? What is it its eerie significance? And why does it open an irreversible passage for Aaron Langford and his family?

Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, P. L. Hampton is a college professor who is currently pursuing his JD.

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