Of Heads and Hearts in the Metro
The friendship of four Filipinas is tested when Jazmine Abaya, a foundation worker in Manila struggling to make ends meet, grapples with the consequences of an unplanned pregnancy and contends with the father, who refuses to take responsibility. When rich girl Anne Tioleco, a sales executive at a multinational firm, announces to her friends that she is eloping, tensions mount; and social classes, jealousies, and regrets threaten to tear the four ladies apart. Set in modern-day Philippines, Of Heads and Hearts in the Metro is a new adult fiction for women that reveals the life-saving element of friendship and the intricate dynamics within it.
- Paperback | 266 pages
- 127 x 203 x 15mm | 295g
- 21 Nov 2016
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white
About Thessa Lim
Thessa Lim is a Filipina writer of new adult fiction for women. After growing up in the bustling city of Iloilo, she studied information technology at the Ateneo de Manila University and then worked in Metro Manila before moving to Singapore. Her linguistic repertoire includes Hiligaynon, Bisaya, Tagalog, and English, but she only writes in English (teehee). The Singaporean slang she uses consists of lah, leh, and ayo. With the Of Heads and Hearts series, Thessa wants the world to know about the modern-day Filipina even if it is through light, witty reads. In her spare time, she reads, takes a dip in the sea, or travels with her family. To get the latest updates on Thessa and her writing, sign up for her mailing list below or follow her Facebook page www.facebook.com/ThessaLimOfficial. Check her out on Instagram at www.instagram.com/thessalim.