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Reader Feature: 20 Questions with Hailey Fish

Today, I’d like to introduce you to fabulous reader and blogger Hailey Fish. She’s been a joy to get to know, always has something positive to say about other people, and loves to talk about books!

On her website, she has two really awesome lists of authors she’s met and authors she’d like to meet! Hailey has met Jane Green, Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child, and many more! She would like to meet Stephen King, Wally Lamb, Jodi Picoult, Kristin Hannah, Sarah Dessen, Liane Moriarty, & Anita Hughes (and about a few dozen more).

me32Here’s the 411 on Hailey:

  1. Full Name: Hailey Ellen Fish
  2. Hometown: Westerly, RI
  3. Where you live now: Pawcatuck, CT
  4. Family members: Jim and Sharon, two older brothers Will and Chris, an older sister Mallory, two nieces Grace and Jill and two nephews Devon and Colton.
  5. How did we “meet?” Through Facebook
  6. Five words friends would use to describe you: Sweet, loyal, loving, friendly and compassionate
  7. Name of your blog: www.fishlovesbooks.blogspot.com. How and why did you start blogging? I’m not as active as I would like, but I started blogging because  ladies who blog have a great camaraderie with other women around the world, always talking about great books, things going on in their personal lives, their families.
  8. What is the most rewarding thing about it? Being able to meet great, inspiring women.
  9. Finish this sentence. “When I’m not reading, I’m working or hanging out with family but try and sneak in me33moments to read.”
  10. Finish this sentence. “I love it when people compliment my eyes and recommend books.”
  11. What would you do with a million dollars? Put money into trust funds for my nieces and nephews, buy myself a new car, buy my parents new cars as well as my brother in law and sister, go on vacation and put a lot in the bank as a nest egg.
  12. Favorite book: That would be like asking who is your favorite child, if I had any kids. I guess if I had to choose, it would be 19 Minutes by Jodi Picoult. It captured how people would feel during a shooting at a school, the repercussions of the shooter and the family of the shooter.
  13. Favorite movies: Billy Madison, Practical Magic, The Little Mermaid, Growns-Ups.
  14. Favorite treat/snack: Smart food popcorn, goldfish crackers, creme brulee
  15. Favorite vacation spots: Las Vegas, NV; Orlando, FL: Universal Studios
  16. Romance or Suspense? Romantic Suspense!
  17. Coffee or Tea? Tea with milk and sugar in a nice big comfy mug
  18. Beach or Mountains? Beach
  19. Sun or Snow? Sun, the temperature in the 70’s
  20. Where can people find you on the web or on social media? Facebook: Hailey Fish  Twitter: @hailey_jam91

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I have to say that I also love Jodi Picolt’s 19 Minutes, SmartFood Popcorn, and romantic suspense!  Thank you so much to Hailey for taking time to sharing all of this.

Love & hugs, Laura

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8 Comments

  1. Fun interview. Hope to see more blog posts from you soon, Hailey! I’ve met Wally Lamb, Jodi Picoult, and Liane Moriarty. I hope you get to meet them someday, as well!

    1. Thank you so much, Melissa! Hailey is a dear! And … wow, you have met some of my favorite authors! How fun!

  2. Melissa Seng says:

    I stumbled upon this by accident. Way to go, Hailey!!! I never knew you did this interview. So fun!!
    I haven’t met any authors yet. 🙁
    Hopefully at BEA coming up.
    Great interview questions, Laura!

    1. Yay! Thanks Melissa! Hailey is a dear and has been such a great support to authors. Thank you for stopping by! xx, Laura

      1. Melissa Seng says:

        I’m trying to follow in her footsteps! She’s great.
        My pleasure!!

  3. Thanks Laura, I think Hailey is such a sweet, fun, inspirational gal! She recommends great books. I would love to meet her in person someday, and maybe I will. I have met some amazing authors, Barbara Davis, Beatrice Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen Scotiers, and Alafair Burke and hoping for chances to meet some more.

  4. Joany says:

    Hailey! Never knew you had a blog or I would have been reading it! I love blogs and books! Awesome interview! Looking forward to your next blog!

  5. What a great interview! I am a fan of Hailey. She’s such a positive person and seems to truly find joy in reading and meeting authors.

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