“What does it matter if I don’t know how to cook, sew, or clean the house?
I can hire someone to do all those for us. I’ll make him want me, obsess about me.”
– Anne, Of Heads and Hearts in the Metro
Laine Geronimo, the spitting likeness of the dalagang Pilipina, dives into the grown up world of makeup, fashion, and dating. Her search for love uncovers how far she would spring to have it.
When jealousy overcomes her and she wounds the man she has fallen for, Zara Castillo seeks answers from her past loves—only to find that the remedy to her fears lies closer to home.
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.
For you awesome readers and supporters, I’m celebrating the anniversary of Of Heads and Hearts in the Metro with a paperback giveaway! It’s not everyday a book baby of yours turns one… so I’m sending all my love, especially during this particular time of the year, to you guys. Please join! Here’s how it’ll […]
I joined a bookstore tour in Singapore in November last year. Super late post! Entitled The Independent Bookstore Strikes Back, the tour was an event in the Singapore Writers Festival. What I found particularly novel (as a foreigner) was that it involved niche bookstores spanning across varied cultures, namely Malay, Chinese, and Indian. There were also a couple of bookstores […]
So excited to complete the final stretch of editing for my second book. Woohoo! But before that, here is a call for beta readers for Of Heads and Hearts: Throwing Rules to the Wind! Please leave a reply below or send me a message here if you’re interested. I will highly appreciate the help. I hope to get […]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Thessa Lim is a Filipina writer of new adult fiction. After growing up in the bustling city of Iloilo and working as an IT consultant in Metro Manila and Singapore, she moved to Sydney, Australia, where she enjoys cafe hopping while working on her next book. While her linguistic repertoire includes Hiligaynon, Bisaya, and Tagalog, she only writes in English.
With the Of Heads and Hearts collection, Thessa wants to inspire ladies with themes of family, friendship, and love.