Congratulations to Summertime and Springtime author, Ruth Van Reken, on her honorary degree — a Doctor of Letters — from Wheaton College for her lifelong and visionary advocacy for third culture kids. Ruth seeks to help cross-cultural sojourners navigate their own paradoxical stories of pilgrimage, including the challenges of multiple cycles of separation and loss,… Read More Honorary Degree for Ruth Van Reken
Congratulations to Barbara-Anne Puren. Her delightful poetry book for children, A Family Just Like Mine, has received an honorary mention in the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards in the Family Matters category. About the Book
Italy, a Romantic Journey is Award Winning Finalist in the Travel: Guides & Essays category of the 2018 International Book Awards. Well done to author and photographer, Rochelle Cheever. Italy has always been a destination for travelers. For centuries, Rome was the caput mundi, center of the known world. Even after the fall of the… Read More Italy, a Romantic Journey – Award Winning Finalist
Springtime Books author, Judyth Gregory-Smith is devoted to a unique and inspirational project – Gifts of Sight – which involves collecting used glasses in Malaysia and the UK. Judyth then personally distributes them to isolated villages around Myanmar for people who have no hope of being able to buy them. Watch the video to find out more about this… Read More Help Judyth Gregory-Smith Support Gifts of Sight
Well done to Summertime Publishing author, Valérie Besanceney, for receiving an honorary mention for her book, B at Home, Emma Moves Again in the 2016 Purple Dragonfly Awards for children’s books. See press release.
Congratulations to Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum for being runner up in the 2015 Rainbow Book Awards (Memoir and Biography). One of the best memoirs I read this year is Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum by Jack Scott. It’s a fast read, brimming with atmosphere, interesting characters, and wonderful… Read More Turkey Street – Rainbow Awards 2015, Runner Up
Jack Scott, author of Perking the Pansies and the soon to be published Turkey Street, heads up the new Springtime Books. He will continue to work closely with Jo Parfitt, Publisher and Mentor and Jane Dean, Production Manager and Editor from Summertime Publishing. Together the team now known by some as ‘The Three Js’ is bigger and better than ever and ExpatBookshop looks set for more great books to join its shelves.… Read More A second publisher makes their home at Expat Bookshop