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It's How You Play the Game (The Game #2)

3.7  ·  Rating Details ·  146 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
In this follow up to The Name of the Game, Seth and Clay's friend Anthony decides to cater his happy friends' wedding. Problem is, he can't cook, so he signs on to take lessons, willing to do whatever it takes to help out. Anthony bumps into the most amazing man at cooking school, a guy named Roan, who seems more edible than anything on the menu during class. Roan thinks ...more
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Published November 28th 2007 by Torquere Press
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Tam
Oct 11, 2009 Tam rated it liked it
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This is the follow-up to the previous book. Seth and Clay are getting “married” and while Anthony thinks it’s the dumbest idea ever he agrees to cater their affair, oh, but he can’t cook. So he signs up for a cooking class at the community center and meets Roan who comes on so strong it’s not funny. He rubs Anthony off in the class and declares him to be his and that’s it, he basically tells him he’ll stalk him until he agrees. Creepy but because Anthony is in a perpetual state of arousal he ...more
Elena
Jun 25, 2011 Elena rated it liked it
This is Anthonys story, who first appeared in The Name of the Game. I was a bit disappointed. Anthony didn't turn out the way I expected him to be after reading The Name of the Game and his love interest put me off. Uber-dominant characters like him are a hard sell to me.
Charly
Oct 26, 2012 Charly rated it liked it
The sex is better in this volume, but I didn’t like the characters as much

Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.

Rating: 5/10

PROS:
- Continued snatches of Clay and Seth’s story, which was told in The Name of the Game. There are some unexpected developments in their relationship, given where their story left off, but I still find the characters cute.
- Some of the sex scenes in this book are torturously slow and as a result, very hot. (Some are a little too exhibiti
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Elisa Rolle
Second after The Name of the Game, it is the story of Anthony, Clay's friend. Anthony is the gayest man ever. He is all you can think would be a gay man, fashion man, light heart and good friend. So good that, when Clay and Seth decide to make a public commitment, Anthony offers to think to the cathering. But Anthony is not capable neither to heat up water for pasta, so it's better if he takes some cooking lessons. And to the night course he attends he meets Roan.

Roan is a tornado. Short but str
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CB
May 19, 2015 CB rated it it was amazing
The 2nd book in a series of 2. I would suggest reading the 1st book "The Name of the Game" first as the main MC is introduced there.

I found both books entertaining and the characters fun to get to know.
Anne
Oct 01, 2010 Anne rated it liked it
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I was disappointed in this book. Although it was entertaining and well written, the character of Anthony was not portrayed at all as I thought he would be after reading the first book, The Name of the Game.
Lily
Cute followup to The Name of the Game. Roan comes off a bit too strong (maybe even a tad creepy) at the beginning but other than that it was a nice story with a sweet ending.
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Anthony's story. Quite colorful and touching. Very enjoyable.
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