Tilay Angbetic


TILAY ANGBETIC was born and raised in Cebu, where she received her B.A. in Mass Communication from the University of the Philippines. After her year-long world tour with “Up With People,” Tilay moved to New York City, where she studied the craft of writing. She now lives in San Diego, pursuing her passions for writing, travel, photography, and food.

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Love & Other Firsts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
It’s summer 1975 and the Philippines is in the grip of martial law. Yet fourteen-year-old Ligaya has a more gripping concern: to persuade her snip-happy mother to lift her longstanding ban on long hair. Ligaya succeeds and enters her sophomore year with a new look and a new outlook. She sets out to become class president, top student, and a girl that for once, a boy would look at twice.

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