Overall Rating and Opinion of "The Expansion"

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Post by Ugbabe » 26 Aug 2018, 02:08

It was OK, though not the best of ending but in all it was ok

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Post by oluwaseun abiodun » 27 Aug 2018, 02:44

:doh: :) it's amazing experience I had while reading the book,the book exalt so many life changing challenges and how to overcome them.

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Post by Nnamdi Sam » 27 Aug 2018, 13:14

I reviewed the Expansion as well. It really is slowpaced but i guess cliffhanging is good for me , so i therefore rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.

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Post by domthegodofbooks » 31 Aug 2018, 01:25

soo far for this book i am at the half of it and its not to bad but not to good you see i been reading books for the past 10 years and more and believe i tried reading as most as possible but this book is kind of interesting but i find cliffhanging realy intense in a type of way soo i'll give this book a 3 out 4 stars

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Post by Mathew Makau » 13 Sep 2018, 03:57

I found the book so captivating....i really loved every page of it, i would highly recommend it for my friends,

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Post by Domnickenga » 21 Sep 2018, 05:42

My rating for the book would be 4.. It's not my type of genre.. So I took long to read the book.. For a thriller this book was too slow for me.

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Post by Lakeishankirote98 » 25 Sep 2018, 13:14

I think the build is alittle bit slow for a thriller and for that i give it 3.5 stars

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Post by Dementedim » 02 Oct 2018, 20:01

I didn't ready care for it. I thought that the plot was all over the place. But it was easy reading, not badly written. I would have like it to be a little bit more faster pace. 3/4

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Post by writer808 » 14 Oct 2018, 02:35

I started it but it took me a long time to finish it as i was not into it.

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Post by Rebecca_sanders16 » 17 Oct 2018, 16:00

I liked the book it was really anticipating although I’m a fan of mostly romantic fiction it was pretty good to just sit and read

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Post by karaijus22 » 17 Oct 2018, 19:57

didn't ready care for it. I thought that the plot was all over the place. But it was easy reading, not badly written. I would have like it to be a little bit more faster pace. 3/4

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Post by NhkeiraT » 21 Oct 2018, 06:56

I've read a couple of posts and I am divided. Thriller is my go-to genre but I've read a couple of posts and some say it's not that good. Regardless, I should probably give it a try.

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Post by Reaper1392 » 05 Nov 2018, 03:28

The first couple of chapters managed to pull me into the story very easily and I really liked the fact that I got to see Max's back story. This way you find out about his early life and also his parents. I did notice that there were numerous characters but once I got the names straight in my head it was very easy to follow and to keep up with who was who. All of the characters were intriguing and had their flaws which made them pretty realistic. I thought Karis was a great character and her part in the story made everything all the more interesting. I have to admit that I enjoyed the parts following Karis slightly more than Max. I'm guessing that in my case I just felt more of a connection to her character.

The story managed to keep my interest with plenty of intrigue and double dealings along the way. I liked the fact that there was a fairly slow build up to the main events but this definitely gave you a feel for the characters and built up a little bit of tension too. I really enjoyed learning more about Panama, especially the canal as I had pretty much zero knowledge beforehand. So it was actually fun to read about a place that I probably won't get the chance to visit. The scene is set well and for the most part my interest was kept there are a couple of slower parts where my attention may have strayed. However I was still very interested to see how everything would turn out in the end.

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Post by Amanda Deck » 07 Nov 2018, 17:33

I read the sample, decided I really wanted to read it, and selected it...only to find it wasn't (any longer?) available in the U.S. I was so disappointed.

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Post by BraBanie » 09 Nov 2018, 02:17

Creepy beginning but great ending. Sometimes the lessons learnt after reading the book is what matters. I will rate 3/4

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