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CENTURY HOMES: Tom and Catherine Lekas

Lekas Century Home

Lekas Century Home

Address: 7225 SW Hunt Club Drive
Originally Built: 1910
Original Owners: Ambrose & May Warden Cronin

The most recent home to be designated as a Century Home was the home of Catherine and Tom Lekas.   557 more words

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THE CITY OF MIRRORS by Justin Cronin

This is the last book in Cronin’s trilogy, and it successfully and effectively sums up an impossible ending to write. Cronin’s trilogy includes: The Passage, The Twelve, The City of Mirrors. 143 more words

SPORTS AND OBJECTIVITY

I was particularly frustrated when goal line technology was introduced in football.  Was football now going to follow the cricket way, subject two of every three decision to an outside referee who will go through two dozen slow motion videos of the action and then decide what is to be done on the field?  600 more words

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Review: The City of Mirrors - Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a rare series where the scope and payoff are so huge and satisfying that it is easily worth the time and page-count. 245 more words

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Review: The Twelve - Justin Cronin

The Twelve by Justin Cronin
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In my experience, the middle volume of most trilogies, regardless of how planned in advance, is often the most boring of the series. 182 more words

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Review: The Passage - Justin Cronin

The Passage by Justin Cronin
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The main reason I put off reading this novel is because everyone who recommended it would lead with “…it’s about vampires” and I would instantly tune out. 206 more words

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Paperback!

The paperback version of Blood Runs Green will be officially out in the US tomorrow, though my spies in Chicago tell me that it’s already available in shops there. 1,931 more words

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