Virginia Pasley

Virginia Pasley is a journalist currently working as the associate director of communications for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions in Arlington, VA. She is from Alexandria, VA. She double-majored in English and Spanish at the College of William & Mary, and got a Master’s in journalism at the University of Missouri. In between those two degrees, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in a small town in Ukraine, teaching English to 5th through 11th graders. (She also wrote a blog while there.) In her free time, she is an alto 1 in the Capitol Hill Chorale, and a devoted trivia team and book club member.

10 entries by Virginia Pasley

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I Liked My Life: A Novel

By Abby Fabiaschi

How well do we really know our loved ones?

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Loner: A Novel

By Teddy Wayne

A privileged white male brings his sense of entitlement with him to Harvard.

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Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel

By Jessica Knoll

A trauma from her past chases a bride-to-be, and the reader, to a gory end.

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Winter Street

By Elin Hilderbrand

A family navigates endless zany situations in this comedic drama that will make you want to visit Nantucket at Christmastime (or anytime).

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Meet the four engaging Romanov sisters, who sparkle with personality and humor during a dark time in Russian history.

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The Lost Sisterhood

Anne Fortier

Parallel journeys by an Oxford lecturer and a North African priestess separated by time lead to the “real” story of the Amazons.

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Lisa Moore

A criminal seems unable to stay ahead of the police while plotting one last job.

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The Smart One

Jennifer Close

Three siblings find themselves drifting home in the author’s latest novel.

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Denise Kiernan

The stories of the women behind the Manhattan Project in this book seem as effortless as if the author had lifted passages from their diaries.

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Sarah Pekkanen

Three young women thrown together by chance in New York City, and harboring secrets, discover the power of female friendship.