A Book Podcast That Inspires You, Excites You and Makes You, YOU!

Welcome to the official book podcast of Books That Make You. From interviews with prominent writers and upcoming authors to discussions with book publishers and established industry experts.

The Books That Make You team is dedicated to bringing you the most relevant and information-packed book podcast you can find today. Each episode consists of interviews and discussions with renowned authors that let you in on their philosophies, personal journeys, and lives. Desireé Duffy, the founder of Books That Make You, is your podcast host.

Bibliophiles, we hope you’ll enjoy our conversations about the books in our lives that make us who we are. Fiction and non-fiction fans, you’ll find an array of conversations about book genres like mysteries, thrillers, fantasy, and romance, as well as memoir, self-help, biographies, and more. Writers and publishing industry professionals, we love having you along, too. We’ll chat about the business side on occasion, too.

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Tune in to MyStar95 radio for the Books That Make You Show that airs every Sunday at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. PST.

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Empowering Women with Sara Connell, Author of The Science of Getting Rich for Women
S:02 E:11 Books That Make You Marry Genres, with Lori Matthews
What happens when we love more than one genre? We marry them, of course! And Romantic Suspense is one...
S:02 E:10 Books That Make You Understand the Immigrant Experience, with L.N. Gruer
America is a dream for many immigrants, whose numerous stories span decades and generations. L.N. Gruer’s...
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S:02 E:09 Books That Make You want to Meet the Author Who Wrote them with Gerald Everett Jones
  If you love books, then chances are you have dreamt of sitting down with your favorite author...
KJ Matthews and Deborah Kobylt LA BookFest
S:02 E:08 We’re talking about Books That Make You Excited for the LA BookFest!
KJ Matthews, Deborah Kobylt, and Desiree Duffy talk about Books That Make You get geared up for the LA...
S:2 E:7 Books That Make You Wake up about Political Impact on Climate Change with Guest Scott Brody
The big existential threat of our time is still climate change. Even though pandemics like the Coronavirus...


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