Down the TBR Hole #8

Down the TBR Hole #8

The Books This week we are starting out with 157 books on the Want to Read shelf… let’s see how many I’ll be removing. I’ll be honest, I was hyped for this book, but when I ended up being declined for it on NetGalley and I had to wait for it to come out, I […]

10/01/2022
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First Lines Fridays Septembe..

First Lines Fridays September 30, 2022

The first lines are… A few years back I was running out of money so I volunteered for a research study at the University of Pennsylvania. The directions brought me to the campus medical center in West Philly and a large auditorium filled with women, all between eighteen and thirty-five years old. There weren’t enough […]

09/30/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog ..

Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up Self-Hosted WordPress on Your Paid Hosting

So you’ve decided that you want to go all-in and purchase a domain name and a hosting account with a webhost. All right… first, let’s start with getting some hosting. Picking a Host There are a plethora of hosts to choose from. Some are good, some not so good. The three I’m detailing here are […]

09/29/2022
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WWW Wednesday September 28, ..

WWW Wednesday September 28, 2022

What I’m Currently Reading My hold for this came up at the library, so I decided I should probably read it since there are people behind me in line for it. Yep, still working on it… What I’ve Recently Finished I haven’t finished anything this week. :/ What I’ll Read Next Of course I’ll start […]

09/28/2022
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Blog Tour: Rising Shadows by..

Blog Tour: Rising Shadows by Phillip Blackwater

Hello faithful readers! Today we have a special treat – something not often featured on Charli’s Book Box, but that might be featured more often in the future. Today we have a blog tour! This one is for Rising Shadows by Phillip Blackwater. Read on for more information on the book and the author!

09/27/2022
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Music Monday – 90s Thr..

Music Monday – 90s Throwback – Voodoo by Godsmack

This is a later 90s track, but one of my favorites. It’s also the one that got me into Godsmack after a friend of mine said it was her favorite song by them. I’ve seen them 3 times in concert, possibly 4, and they always put on a great show. Here’s Voodoo. Lyrics I’m not […]

09/26/2022
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NetGalley Check-In #16

NetGalley Check-In #16

Feedback Ratio So this week my feedback ratio is 44% which is definitely down from the last time I looked at it. But part of that is because I’d gotten another new book that was sent to me for a blog tour. What I’ve Finished Lately Nothing… again… I have been reading one of the […]

09/25/2022
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Down the TBR Hole #7

Down the TBR Hole #7

The Books This week I started with 159 books (I added a couple from last week). Let’s see how many books I can remove from my shelf this week. I picked this one up in the Apple Books app because it was free. I started it but I wasn’t overly impressed with it and never […]

09/24/2022
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First Lines Fridays Septembe..

First Lines Fridays September 23, 2022

The first lines are… Aboard a Night Stalkers Special Operations MH-60M Black Hawk helicopter code-named Spear One, Navy chief Nick Zeppos of SEAL Team Six checks his watch. Five minutes ago, he and his crew departed from the USS Wasp amphibious assault ship outbound to their high-value target this deep dark night. If he and […]

09/23/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog ..

Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up WordPress on a Friend’s Domain

So you have a friend who already has a domain name and paid hosting set up for themselves and is willing to give you some space on their hosting and a subdomain on their domain name for you to try out blogging without having to use ad-supported free WordPress.com or Google’s Blogger. Well, there are […]

09/22/2022
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WWW Wednesday September 21, ..

WWW Wednesday September 21, 2022

What I’m Currently Reading My hold for this came up at the library, so I decided I should probably read it since there are people behind me in line for it. Yep, still working on it… What I’ve Recently Finished You already knew I’d finished this because I reviewed it last Friday. LOL What I’ll […]

09/21/2022
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How to Get Books For Free &#..

How to Get Books For Free – Legally

In these current economic times, things are tough. Those who want to read face a conundrum at times – do we buy books or do we spend our money on true necessities? So what do you do if you want new books to read but don’t have the money to purchase books? First, don’t pirate […]

09/20/2022
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Music Monday – 90s Thr..

Music Monday – 90s Throwback – Ain’t Too Proud to Beg by TLC

Now I’ve never claimed to only like rock/metal music. I do like some pop/hip-hop/r&b/rap music as well. They may not be my absolute favorites, but I do enjoy them all the same. This one was a song my friends and I used to sing/rap with all the time – and yes, we knew what they […]

09/19/2022
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NetGalley Check-In #15

NetGalley Check-In #15

Well, I did it again. No books read on my NetGalley shelf and no books added to it either. I’m starting to wonder why I keep doing these check-in posts since nothing changes. But, I do have The Hive by Gregg Olsen in my “currently reading” pile, so there is that. Let’s see what happens […]

09/18/2022
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