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Turkey Street – Funny, Pacy and Poignant

Turkey Street – Funny, Pacy and Poignant

Funny, pacy and poignant. Another glimpse into the fascinating and fabulous (most of the time) Bodrum life of Jack and Liam. Who can fail to love this book, the sequel to the brilliant ‘Perking the Pansies‘?  

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Laura J Stephens – Managing Uncertainty

Laura J Stephens – Managing Uncertainty

In the kitchen, I am glowing in the humidity underneath a wash of pale spotlights. Outside in the dark yard, the cedillas emit their ceaseless din. Rubbing my strained eyes I wonder, with a heart pumping fast, could there be  someone out there looking in at me? More…

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A Career in Your Suitcase – the Essential Tool for Trailing Spouses

A Career in Your Suitcase – the Essential Tool for Trailing Spouses

A Career in Your Suitcase by Jo Parfitt and Colleen Reichrath-Smith offers inspiration and guidance to expat spouses weathering major career changes. The authors discuss their own experiences and adventures as accompanying spouses, subsequently sharing their method of developing their own new portable careers with the reader. More…

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Q&A with British Expat and Jack Scott

Q&A with British Expat and Jack Scott

Not so long ago, I was a municipal bean counter, writing turgid business reports that ended up gathering dust on the shelves. The success of my first book Perking the Pansies: Jack and Liam move to Turkey changed all that. Before I knew it, I was in demand to comment on all things expat and Turkish. Suddenly, a career as a writer opened up before me. Then, something astonishing happened. My publisher, the force of nature that is Jo Parfitt, offered me a partnership and Springtime Books was born. Springtime specialises in publishing books from writers who have something novel to say about expatriate...

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An Inconvenient Posting Book Trailer

An Inconvenient Posting Book Trailer

Book trailer for ‘An Inconvenient Posting’ by Laura J Stephens from author2author.

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Does Your Book Have Legs? Take the Test

Does Your Book Have Legs? Take the Test

Find out… Does my book have legs? Does my book have a wow factor? Is there a market for my idea? Will it sell? What am I going to write about? How will I publish it? And much more

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Books

Summertime Titles on Smashwords

Summertime Titles on Smashwords

Summertime Publishing has released a select number of e-book titles on Smashwords for downloading to any device that can display ePUB files. Click on an image for...

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Colin Guest – An Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey

Colin Guest – An Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey

An Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey tells the story off the author Colin Guest, from his...

 
 
Jack Scott: Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum

Jack Scott: Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum

Six months into their Turkish affair, Jack and Liam, a gay couple from London, took lodgings in the...

 
 
Passage of the Stork by Madeleine Lenagh

Passage of the Stork by Madeleine Lenagh

Madeleine grows up in a home filled with secrets, occasional violence, and little affection. A shy and...

 
 
A second publisher makes their home at Expat Bookshop

A second publisher makes their home at Expat Bookshop

  ExpatBookshop has long been the home of Summertime Publishing. Today, on April 18th 2015, its...

 
 
Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

                    Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape...

 
 
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Book reviews

Turkey Street – Funny, Pacy and Poignant

Turkey Street – Funny, Pacy and Poignant

Funny, pacy and poignant. Another glimpse into the fascinating and fabulous (most of the time) Bodrum life of Jack and Liam. Who can fail to love this book, the...

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Retire to the Life You Love: For the Next Chapter in Your Life

Retire to the Life You Love: For the Next Chapter in Your Life

While there is a plethora of books available to help jobseekers identify and secure satisfying employment...

 
 
A Career in Your Suitcase – the Essential Tool for Trailing Spouses

A Career in Your Suitcase – the Essential Tool for Trailing Spouses

A Career in Your Suitcase by Jo Parfitt and Colleen Reichrath-Smith offers inspiration and guidance...

 
 
Safe Passage: Highly Recommended for Anyone Working with TCKs

Safe Passage: Highly Recommended for Anyone Working with TCKs

Safe Passage is essential for any international school wanting to create their own transition program....

 
 
Dutch News Reviews Passage of the Stork

Dutch News Reviews Passage of the Stork

Rebelling against her mother’s interference in her love life, Madeleine set out to travel Europe alone....

 
 
UYD Magazine’s Q&A with Chris O’Shaughnessy

UYD Magazine’s Q&A with Chris O’Shaughnessy

“Chris O’Shaughnessy’s new book Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures in-Between is not...

 
 
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Author articles

Laura J Stephens – Managing Uncertainty

Laura J Stephens – Managing Uncertainty

In the kitchen, I am glowing in the humidity underneath a wash of pale spotlights. Outside in the dark yard, the cedillas emit their ceaseless din. Rubbing my strained...

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When It’s Hard to Choose

When It’s Hard to Choose

Early this April, I attended a large, full-day symposium for women who are looking for ways to bring...

 
 
Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Culture Roots

Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Culture Roots

Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Home Culture Roots Ruth Van Reken asserts, “The third culture...

 
 
Where to study in the United States? Tips to Help you Decide

Where to study in the United States? Tips to Help you Decide

If you are considering studying in the USA but have no particular college in mind, then geographic location...

 
 
Helping Expat Kids Transition to University

Helping Expat Kids Transition to University

It happens every year about this time. Hundreds of thousands of students head off to be launched as a...

 
 
Space for Soul Mates

Space for Soul Mates

She took the words right out of my mouth. We laughed. Then five minutes later I finished her sentence....

 
 
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Videos

An Inconvenient Posting Book Trailer

An Inconvenient Posting Book Trailer

Book trailer for ‘An Inconvenient Posting’ by Laura J Stephens from author2author.

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Passage of the Stork: Trailer

Passage of the Stork: Trailer

Book trailer for Passage of the Stork, Delivering the Soul by Madeleine Lenagh

 
 
It’s Time!

It’s Time!

It’s Time for Springtime Books

 
 
Perking the Pansies Trailer

Perking the Pansies Trailer

Book trailer for Perking the Pansies, Jack and Liam move to Turkey

 
 
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TCK Resources

Directory of TCK & CCK Blogs & Websites (N to Z)

Expat Bookshop has teamed up with the crew at TCKID and Dounia Bertuccelli, the blogger behind Next Stop, to create the most comprehensive list of TCK and CCK blogs...

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Directory of TCK & CCK Blogs & Websites (A to M)

Expat Bookshop has teamed up with the crew at TCKID and Dounia Bertuccelli, the blogger behind Next...

 
 
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Author interviews

Q&A with British Expat and Jack Scott

Q&A with British Expat and Jack Scott

Not so long ago, I was a municipal bean counter, writing turgid business reports that ended up gathering dust on the shelves. The success of my first book Perking...

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UYD Magazine’s Q&A with Chris O’Shaughnessy

UYD Magazine’s Q&A with Chris O’Shaughnessy

“Chris O’Shaughnessy’s new book Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures in-Between is not...

 
 
Madeleine Lenagh Talks to Dutch News

Madeleine Lenagh Talks to Dutch News

Life coach Madeleine Lenagh has lived in the Netherlands for 45 years but refuses to ride a bike. If...

 
 
One to One with Jo Parfitt

One to One with Jo Parfitt

You also started up Career in Your Suitcase – what’s the story there and how has it expanded? Career...

 
 
An Interview with Madeleine Lenagh

An Interview with Madeleine Lenagh

Springtime Book’s editing and production manager, Jane Dean, talks to Madeleine Lenagh about her...

 
 
[book FAQs] The making of Pixie the donkey

[book FAQs] The making of Pixie the donkey

Emmanuelle Payot Karpathakis has written two charming storybooks to help young children deal with...

 
 
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Summertime Titles on Smashwords

Summertime Publishing has released a select number of e-book titles on Smashwords for downloading to any device that can display ePUB files. Click on an image for more information.

continue reading »

 
 

Turkey Street – Funny, Pacy and Poignant

Funny, pacy and poignant. Another glimpse into the fascinating and fabulous (most of the time) Bodrum life of Jack and Liam. Who can fail to love this book, the sequel to the brilliant ‘Perking the Pansies‘?  

continue reading »

 
 

Retire to the Life You Love: For the Next Chapter in Your Life

While there is a plethora of books available to help jobseekers identify and secure satisfying employment opportunities, available information on how to plan for your retirement years remains scarce. The assumption that after working for 45 years, retirees are eagerly anticipating a couple of decades of staying home taking life easy, playing golf, reading books, […]

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Laura J Stephens – Managing Uncertainty

In the kitchen, I am glowing in the humidity underneath a wash of pale spotlights. Outside in the dark yard, the cedillas emit their ceaseless din. Rubbing my strained eyes I wonder, with a heart pumping fast, could there be  someone out there looking in at me? More…

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The Summertime Publishing and Springtime Books AGM 2015

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Coming Soon: Deconstructing Brazil by Simone Torres Costa

Out soon on Springtime Books Understand the Brazil of today through its multicultural history and interactions. This book transcends stereotypes and will allow you to get to know the real Brazil, thanks to the guidance of a Brazilian interculturalist, psychologist, and executive coach. It is aimed at those who seek a deeper understanding of this rich and […]

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A Career in Your Suitcase – the Essential Tool for Trailing Spouses

A Career in Your Suitcase by Jo Parfitt and Colleen Reichrath-Smith offers inspiration and guidance to expat spouses weathering major career changes. The authors discuss their own experiences and adventures as accompanying spouses, subsequently sharing their method of developing their own new portable careers with the reader. More…

continue reading »

 
 

Q&A with British Expat and Jack Scott

Not so long ago, I was a municipal bean counter, writing turgid business reports that ended up gathering dust on the shelves. The success of my first book Perking the Pansies: Jack and Liam move to Turkey changed all that. Before I knew it, I was in demand to comment on all things expat and […]

continue reading »

 
 

Safe Passage: Highly Recommended for Anyone Working with TCKs

Safe Passage is essential for any international school wanting to create their own transition program.  Not only for schools though as I also found it a helpful read for expat parents.  Ota offers parental tips aimed at easing your child transition – including assessing your own responses to making a new transition.  In summary, I highly […]

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An Inconvenient Posting Book Trailer

Book trailer for ‘An Inconvenient Posting’ by Laura J Stephens from author2author.

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