We are thrilled to welcome Jacquelyn Hall as Read to Succeed's new Co-Executive Director! Check out a fun Q&A with Jacque below all about reading!
What is your favorite children’s book?
As a child, I liked Amelia Bedelia. Right now my favorite children's book is "Ada Twist, Scientist."
Where is your favorite place to read?
Outside in the shade at the beach. If I can’t get there, I’ll settle for my bed.
What’s the last thing you read, book or otherwise?
"The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brené Brown.
If you could have one author, dead or alive, over for dinner, who would it be?
Brené Brown – she is funny, authentic and awe-inspiring.
Who inspired your love of reading?
My mother. She used to read to my sister and I all the time when we were little.
What’s your favorite book-to-movie adaptation?
When is the last time you read to someone else?
Last week at the Arthur R. Edington Center summer camp.
If you wrote an autobiography, what would it be titled?
"Totally Fierce Through Imperfect Faith"
What is your favorite genre to read?
What is one of your favorite things to do in Asheville/favorite aspect of Asheville?
I love the mountains. I look forward to warm weather to explore nature and visit our mountain waterfalls.
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