In 1985, Elliston “Ellis” Parker watched two city blocks burn to the ground from his living room window. From that fateful day, Ellis moves through life with cautious predictability until a chance encounter at a mall food court leads him on a journey of revealing secrets, hidden desires, and a freedom of the spirit as the horrors of September 11th, 2001 loom on the horizon. From City Hall to the greater Northeast, from North Philadelphia to the bordering cities of Camden, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware, Living Just A Little paints a picture as grand and diverse as the city of Philadelphia, broad and sweeping, complete with captivating scenes and memorable characters.
Author Guy A. Sims, a native of Philadelphia, taps into his love for the city and uses it as the backdrop for this contemporary romance, Living Just A Little. The novel follows the lives of four Philadelphians as they make meaning of life and search for love in the four corners of the city. Living Just A Little has been called a love letter to the City of Brotherly Love.
The sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of Philadelphia captivates the senses of the reader as the characters find their own way to live…just a little.
- Fiction / African American / Urban
- Fiction / African American / Women
- Fiction / City Life
- Fiction / Romance / African American
- Fiction / Romance / Contemporary