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Kristin Louise Duncombe

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Kristin Louise Duncombe is an American psychotherapist, consultant and writer who has lived in Europe since 2001. She has based her career on working with international and expatriate families following her own experience of growing up overseas as the child of a US diplomat, and having lived internationally most of her adult life.

As writer, Kristin explores topics of particular interest to international individuals and families, and as a psychotherapist, makes it her mission to tell stories is to tell stories that illustrate important and often universal psychological struggles in accessible terms.

Her first book Trailing: A Memoir, chronicles her experiences becoming a “trailing spouse” and following her Médecins Sans Frontières husband to

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A fun and inspiring read about a Chef who also happens to be a woman, and who is committed to the realization of her "chefly" dreams in spite of the various obstacles that appear along the way. The author paints a colorful picture of life in southwes ...more
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How to Make a French Family by Samantha Verant
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A fun, zippy read about the ups and downs of becoming an "insta-family" in a corner of France well off the beaten tourist path. A great follow up to Verant's first book, Seven Letters from Paris, but this one full of delectable recipes - and with win ...more
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Tovi the Penguin Goes Trick-or-Treating by Janina Rossiter
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an adorable little book for young children. Colorful and appealing graphics and a fun storyline. Guaranteed to want to be read time and again and not just on Halloween!
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Tovi the Penguin Goes to the Seaside by Janina Rossiter
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An adorable read. attractive and engaging for kids, and part of a great series. Love these children's books.
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