Skip to main content

The #Friday56 #Instagram56

Welcome to week 463!


*Grab a book, any book.

*Turn to Page 56 or 56% on your ereader.
If you have to improvise, that is okay.

*Find a snippet, short and sweet.

*Post it, and add the url to your post in the Linky below.

Also join in the fun on Instagram using the hashtags #Instagram56 #Friday56

Happy weekend to you all!

Check out this read on Amazon.
Read my review.

Here is my snippet from page 56...

A post shared by Freda Mans (@fredasphotos) on

Book Beginnings leave your links in the comments if you didn't join in the Friday 56.

Q: What is your opinion of bibliotherapy? Do you think this is a useful way of dealing with psychological issues? If you've used it yourself, or know someone who has, what book(s) would you recommend?
A: I need to look up bibliotherapy... just a second...
Bibliotherapy (also referred to as "book therapy" poetry therapy or therapeutic storytelling) is a creative arts therapies modality that involves storytelling or the reading of specific texts with the purpose of healing. It uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy. Bibliotherapy is often combined with writing therapy. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of depression. A 3 year follow up study has suggested that the results are long-lasting. ~ Referenced from Wikipedia
So my answer is no. Having not heard of it, I didn't think so but wanted to be sure. I'm not going to comment on whether it's useful or not, I still just don't know enough about it. I'm sure reading has benefits though, psychologically, even if you're not being treated with depression. Being able to get away via books and story can be very gratifying!

**This is a weekly book meme. Compensation may be earned from the link within.


  1. I want to read this one. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I had not heard of bibliotherapy before but I have heard of using the arts so, make sense. I'd probably be willing to try.

    I like the quotes and I can even relate.

    Have a good weekend!

  3. Probably not something I'd pick up, but I hope you enjoy. Happy weekend!

  4. This book seems interesting. Enjoy your current read!

  5. I'd never heard of this book before. It seems like it'd be an interesting read, but not quite for me. I think I'd have the same reaction as you had. I like my nonfiction such as this to have a funnier bent, generally. Thanks for sharing!

  6. I don't usually do memoirs but this sounds like it could be fun. Have a great weekend!

  7. Hmmm, I like Anna Faris--I can't decide if I would like this. Maybe as an audio book it would be fun.

  8. i hope to get back to this meme soon. i watch anna's tv show all the time. i love it. as far a bibliotherapy or whatever it is. if it helps, read. it sure works for me. :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental

    1. I love watching Mom too, but she is nothing like any of her characters irl... it definitely comes across in her book.

  9. I don't really go in for celebrity memoirs myself, but I hope you enjoy it.

  10. Anna Farris is so cute. Not sure if I like the quotes, though.

  11. The first role I ever saw Anna is was the movie The House Bunny. It was hysterical. Also the first time I had ever seen Emma Stone. My sister and I watched it several days in a row and laughed our butt of each time. It was just the right kind of "stupid-fun" you need in your life at times.
    Thank you for checking out my blog yesterday and adding me. I'm just making my rounds today. I'd love if your readers would check out my day later Friday 56 . . . I was away from home all day yesterday and never got to tell you about my Cozy Food Friday! So, please head over today and check it out. The awesome book is by author Gayle Leeson, and it features the easiest recipe you will ever make! Gayle Trent


  12. Sorry for the mess of a link I sent earlier. That was my whole FB post! Yikes. Here is the right direct link. Gayle Trent

  13. Can't say I've heard of Bibliotherapy myself! Needless to say, I've never practised it either but I HAVE used books as an escape and to soothe many times. :)


Post a Comment

Comments are for Google Users Only due to spam comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave your opinions and comments.

Popular posts from this blog

The Invisible Man


What you can't see can hurt you. Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy scientist, Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding. But when her abusive ex suddenly dies, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel while she desperately tries to prove she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. 

I sorta hated the beginning.
Starts outs so dark that you can't really make anything out. Hard to know what's going on if you can't see.
It doesn't take long to get light though.
Man, does the story ever pick up after that. I don't remember much about the original but this one is intense. Right to the very last second too.
Sydney is badass and shows it throughout. Can you imagine what it would be like if everyone thought you were o…

#Win Game of Thrones Season 8 (US/CDN)

425 minutes
In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.
This is the eighth and final season.

REVIEW: I loved the whole series, but especially loved this season as it wrapped it all up.  There were a couple of moments that were so incredibly tragic, but also a couple moments where the most tragic things couldn't have happened to better people. Take Sussy for example. God, how I hated that woman through the whole show and couldn't wait for her to get what was coming to her. Did she get it here? You have to watch and see! This is the season where you will sit on the edge of your seat, waiting to see who will win the kingdom. Does your favorite character prevail above the others? MIne d…

#Win A Spider-Man: Far From Home Prize Pack (US/CDN)

129 minutes
Our friendly neighborhood super hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter's plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent.
Starring Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal and more!

REVIEW: Inside the prize pack my family received, was some super cool experiments to try. Here is a snap of our Levitation adventures;

It was so much fun to do! It was super cool to watch the tinsel levitate too! Then we sat to watch the movie.
What a good movie for the whole family! It was filled with action and adventure. Plus the story line was what I appreciated most.
The hubby had lots to say about this one. He was happiest that the film focused on one of the original Spider-man nemesis', Mysterio. He is one of the best Ma…