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Maryam Afnan Ahmad talks about Slurping Soup and Other Confusions

Maryam Afnan Ahmad talks about Slurping Soup and Other Confusions

Co-author of Slurping Soup and Other Confusions, Maryam Afnan Ahmad, talks to Culturs Magazine about being a mother to third culture kids (#TCK) and how her book aims to help children cope with the challenges of living internationally.

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Great reviews for Elizabeth Rice’s Rituals of Separation

Great reviews for Elizabeth Rice’s Rituals of Separation

A South Korean Memoir of Identity and Belonging When her American family returns to the U.S. after sixteen years in South Korea, Liz is a hidden immigrant. Her mixed-up cultural identity is veiled behind the face of the girl down the street. She’s the granddaughter of upperclass Americans, but her homeland is a divided Asian peninsula of neon-lit cities, five-hundred-year-old palaces, and army dictators. Rice tells the story of her life in South Korea from ages nine months to sixteen, the influence of the tragedy and tension of the Korean peninsula, and the story of her parents, who walked...

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Turkey Street, a tasty Turkish delight

Turkey Street, a tasty Turkish delight

“Both Jack (the narrator) and Liam (his husband) have the kind of breezy wit that keeps the story moving with grace and style. Author Scott has the rare ability to speak volumes with a few well chosen words and tongue-in-cheek innuendo. ” The Book | The Review

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My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories

My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories

“So, when I had an opportunity to relocate, I didn’t hesitate for one second… and here I am.” So begins the story of many expats as they are told in the pages of this book. With the Internet’s increased accessibility, many blogs have been created and expats have embraced this new medium of communication in order to share their experience. Since 2011, BlogExpat.com has been a public voice for many expat bloggers through regular interviews published on the website. This book offers a small number of them that we have selected for you. Those interviewed have become expats for a number of...

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Misunderstood – will resonate beyond the #TCK community

Misunderstood – will resonate beyond the #TCK community

“Many of the issues the author skilfully catalogues, apply not just to TCKs, and not just to adults who were once TCKs, but to anyone who has thrown themselves to the expat lions. An absorbing and thought-provoking book.” Full Review | About the Book

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Perking the Pansies – a lot of fun

Perking the Pansies – a lot of fun

Five years on, Perking the Pansies, Jack and Liam move to Turkey is still getting great reviews. “Two middle aged gay Brits fed up with the rat race take an early retirement and move to Turkey. This is a very well written account of those events. His descriptions of the people, places and situations put you right there, often with a sense of humor. Loved it.” Goodreads “A lot of fun, surprisingly moving at times…”  Goodreads About the Book 

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The Mission of Detective Mike – perfect for children on the move

The Mission of Detective Mike – perfect for children on the move

“Inspired by her own situation, Simone Costa-Eriksson found the perfect solution in the form of a children’s book, “The Mission of Detective Mike: Moving Abroad”, co-written with award-winning author Ana Serra. It tells of eight-year old Mike’s determined search for information about his upcoming departure to an unfamiliar land. Mike and his best friend Ikem explore move-related questions such as ‘What About My Things?’ and ‘Who Will Disappear?’” Expat Arrivals About the book | Read the review

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The Global Nomad’s Guide – a recommended read for any student #TCK

The Global Nomad’s Guide – a recommended read for any student #TCK

“Author, Tina Quick, speaks in simple, practical steps, reinforcing complicated or abstract concepts with application or a recommended direct action. Only a few pages pass at a time without a tip, a piece of easy advice, or a reassuring nudge forward – making it a perfect resource for attention-strapped students, or a quick reference for those in a hurry.” Expat Arrivals About the Book | Full Review

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Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child – a Practical Workbook

Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child – a Practical Workbook

The book has a strong theoretical component, aiming to be a “comprehensive guide to the often complex emotions expat kids face.” It gives parents the tools to help kids express their inner emotional world during a big transition like an international move. On the other hand, it’s also a very practical workbook, encouraging families to work through their emotions with various storytelling techniques. Full Review | About the Book  

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Book reviews

Great reviews for Elizabeth Rice’s Rituals of Separation

Great reviews for Elizabeth Rice’s Rituals of Separation

A South Korean Memoir of Identity and Belonging When her American family returns to the U.S. after sixteen years in South Korea, Liz is a hidden immigrant. Her...

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Great reviews for Misunderstood by Tanya Crossman

Great reviews for Misunderstood by Tanya Crossman

“Misunderstood is a must-read for anybody trying to deepen their understanding of the TCK experience...

 
 
Turkey Street, a tasty Turkish delight

Turkey Street, a tasty Turkish delight

“Both Jack (the narrator) and Liam (his husband) have the kind of breezy wit that keeps the story...

 
 
Misunderstood – will resonate beyond the #TCK community

Misunderstood – will resonate beyond the #TCK community

“Many of the issues the author skilfully catalogues, apply not just to TCKs, and not just to adults...

 
 
Perking the Pansies – a lot of fun

Perking the Pansies – a lot of fun

Five years on, Perking the Pansies, Jack and Liam move to Turkey is still getting great reviews. “Two...

 
 
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Author articles

Elizabeth Rice talks about her memoir, Rituals of Separation

Elizabeth Rice talks about her memoir, Rituals of Separation

I wrote Rituals of Separation as a love song to my childhood in the country of South Korea, and as an exploration of issues of belonging and cultural identity. South...

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Tanya Crossman talks parallel lives

Tanya Crossman talks parallel lives

Tanya Crossman, author of Misunderstood, discusses the culture gap between #TCKs and their parents. “Something...

 
 
Author Kathleen Gamble talks about her expat experience

Author Kathleen Gamble talks about her expat experience

Kathleen Gamble, author of Expat Alien talks about her adventures on Thirdeyemom. ‘I am what you...

 
 
Jack Scott’s Expat Glossary

Jack Scott’s Expat Glossary

Springtime author, Jack Scott, spent four years in Turkey and started an irreverent narrative about his...

 
 
Repatriation Advice: 10 Tips for Handling Reverse Culture Shock from Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly

Repatriation Advice: 10 Tips for Handling Reverse Culture Shock from Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly

Repatriating can be as difficult as moving to a foreign country in the first place. Adults feel the very...

 
 
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Author interviews

Maryam Afnan Ahmad talks about Slurping Soup and Other Confusions

Maryam Afnan Ahmad talks about Slurping Soup and Other Confusions

Co-author of Slurping Soup and Other Confusions, Maryam Afnan Ahmad, talks to Culturs Magazine about being a mother to third culture kids (#TCK) and how her book...

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My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories

My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories

“So, when I had an opportunity to relocate, I didn’t hesitate for one second… and here I am.”...

 
 
Summertime author, Tanya Crossman, talks to Displaced Nation

Summertime author, Tanya Crossman, talks to Displaced Nation

“Misunderstood is different because I act as an advocate and a “voice” for young TCKs. I’m...

 
 
Christopher O’Shaughnessy on the Value of Empathy

Christopher O’Shaughnessy on the Value of Empathy

Christopher O’Shaughnessy, author Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-between talks about...

 
 
Summertime author, Tanya Crossman talks to DrieCulturen

Summertime author, Tanya Crossman talks to DrieCulturen

Interview with Tanya Crossman, author of Misunderstood, the impact of growing up overseas in the 21st...

 
 
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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

 
 
Julia Simen’s “Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child” is on Kindle!

Julia Simen’s “Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child” is on Kindle!

Now you can read Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child: practical storytelling techniques that will...

 
 
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Maryam Afnan Ahmad talks about Slurping Soup and Other Confusions

Co-author of Slurping Soup and Other Confusions, Maryam Afnan Ahmad, talks to Culturs Magazine about being a mother to third culture kids (#TCK) and how her book aims to help children cope with the challenges of living internationally.

continue reading »

 
 

Great reviews for Elizabeth Rice’s Rituals of Separation

A South Korean Memoir of Identity and Belonging When her American family returns to the U.S. after sixteen years in South Korea, Liz is a hidden immigrant. Her mixed-up cultural identity is veiled behind the face of the girl down the street. She’s the granddaughter of upperclass Americans, but her homeland is a divided Asian […]

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Great reviews for Misunderstood by Tanya Crossman

“Misunderstood is a must-read for anybody trying to deepen their understanding of the TCK experience and how international mobility affects a child. Tanya Crossman’s collection of unique real-life stories will not only resonate with TCKs, but will also inspire empathy and understanding for anyone who has ever transitioned.” Valérie Besanceney, author, B at Home: Emma […]

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Turkey Street, a tasty Turkish delight

“Both Jack (the narrator) and Liam (his husband) have the kind of breezy wit that keeps the story moving with grace and style. Author Scott has the rare ability to speak volumes with a few well chosen words and tongue-in-cheek innuendo. ” The Book | The Review

continue reading »

 
 

My Life Abroad – a selection of expat stories

“So, when I had an opportunity to relocate, I didn’t hesitate for one second… and here I am.” So begins the story of many expats as they are told in the pages of this book. With the Internet’s increased accessibility, many blogs have been created and expats have embraced this new medium of communication in […]

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