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True to the Game II

(True to the Game #2)

4.48  ·  Rating details ·  4,576 ratings  ·  148 reviews
TRUE TO THE GAME II will pick up where True to the Game left off-- with one difference, Gena is now seeing a new guy named Jay. Little does Gena know that the man she has fallen in love with, so soon after Quadir's death, is his archrival, Jerrell Jackson. Unfortunately, Jerrell is determined to get his revenge against Quadir's crew and he'll start with Gena.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Grand Central Publishing
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Dec 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Reading this again for the second time. I was feeling the pain for Gena after Qua got killed. But I was happy that she found the money. I was mad with Gena because she was so blinded by wanting to be loved that she didn't do a background check on Jerrell. I read part 2 and 3 on yesterday and I was mad that she let him get so close so quickly. She knew that he didn't have as much as Qua but I still would have thought he would try to use me for my money. But here again this just a book and she did ...more
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Mar 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Reading “True To The Game,” really felt realistic in a way that drew my attention into reading more of the story because I could relate to most of the scenery in Philadelphia. For example, I may come across a homeless cocaine addict on the street begging for money, or row homes filled with friendly neighbors that greet you as you walk into your home. As I was reading this wonderful story, certain chapters had me reminiscing on my past in the summer because I could remember my Uncle and his frien ...more
Natikwa Goodwin
Apr 01, 2011 rated it liked it
Like normally, the sequel is never better then the first one. This book was fairly okay but like I said the first one was much better. There were many times throughout the book that I had gotten confused. Many times would include the transitions between the portions of the book that included the scenes with the officers and drug dealers and the scenes that included Gena.
The ending of the book had started to become very predictable, with the tiny hints thrown in between sentences, from the strang
This one is just ok....honestly I could have skipped it lol....funny thing I thought I only read book 1&2 back then but did not recall anything from this book at all.....but I remembered things that I thought would be in this book but obviously are in the last on to the next. ...more
Mahoghani 23
Urban fiction st it's best. There's a truth behind this book that scares me into realitu; the drug life is deathly for anyone involved.
Sep 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I’m speechless!! I’m confused! This can’t be! I love this series!
Feb 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
This one didn’t really capture me the way the first one did. I felt like Gena should’ve known who Jay was simply being from the same area how could she not know? I knew my hunch was right about the car that kept following her I just knew Qua wasn’t gone forreal. It was almost like he was her living angel he saved he from so many things with out her even knowing.
Sep 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Jun 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Too heavy on the police literature, but since it all works out in the end, I can say I didn't mind it too much. I thought there were a lot of extra conversations that really weren't necessary, like Gena's talk with the hairstylists and other women in the beauty salon. The information could have been described by Woods and not completely spelled out for readers. The information became complex with so many characters. It read like a movie scene but this isn't a movie scene.

Gena's character was too
This Book Was SOOOOO Good . I Loved this Book because It Kept Me Intrested And Kept Me Wanting to Read More.
In this Book it Continued From TRUE TO THE GAME 1 and It did that Very Well . In this Book Gina ( a regular Project girl) Who Was Engaged To Quadir ( The Hustler From Around the Block) Moved Up to A GHETTO Faboulous Life . BIG HOUSE NICE CARS JEWLERY CLOTHES SHOPPING SPAS HAIR DONE NAILS DONE ! Quadir Tragically Dies From A Fight In A Club With His Rivals And Got shot. Gena Was Literally L
May 14, 2012 rated it it was ok
I read True to the Game when it first came out. Enjoyed it very much. Saw that a sequel had finally been released. Purchased it. It was over before it even began. Too much focus on things that are irrelevant to the progression of the story. Character traits changing. The ending was HORRIBLE. Teri Woods had her one shot with True to the Game but she fell way short on this.
K. D.
In True to the Game II, the story focuses mostly on Jerrell and the cops. Gena seems to be more of a side character than a main one. And in a neighborhood where everyone clearly knows everyone, I find it hard to believe Gena's the only one who didn't know about Jerrell. This book just didn't live up to the first and bringing back a certain person at the end didn't make it any better.
Jasmine Tuttle
Feb 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This is beginning to become my favorite book Series ! I hated the way Jerrell was so Hardcore it made me cringe a few times like I was actually there, and Gena sometimes seemed a little too naive to y taste. But the ending though ....... I was definitley in shock . I can't wait to start on the 3rd book .
LaToya Mays
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wait a minute!!

What??? Is he really alive? I think Rasun got exactly what his snitching butt deserve. Jerrell, whoo, that was some strange creepy dude. I think she gonna lose the baby but good for her if she do because the baby just gonna remind her of him everyday.
Shelima Maynard
Mar 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Part 2vwas even more better than part one. I can't believe Quadir is alive. I hope he forgives Gena for sleeping with his archrival because she didn't know who he was. Terri Woods ypo are anbawesome writer. Getting ready to read part 3.
Henry Naylor
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book!

As much as I enjoyed book 1, book 2 did not disappoint! I was planning on reading something else before starting book 3 but I just can't. I've got to find out how this story ends.
Jai Wright
Sep 24, 2007 rated it did not like it
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The best part about this book was the references to Philadelphia that made me pine for the city I once called home. Other than that, not much.
Jan 18, 2010 rated it it was ok
I felt like True the the Game part two was a waste it just seemed too fake and adventurous more than realistic like the first one Terri should have just ended with part 1 which I loved
Barbara Young
Apr 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Gena found the money and Quadir's arch rivalry Jerrell, which he told her his name was Jay, ended up with Gena, and she truly liked him but she didn't know he had his ex Champagne to check her out and she found out that she was Quadir's woman. Since he was just getting out of jail he didn't have any money to live on and he saw Gena as a way to come back up since he knew Quadir had millions.
Gena found her an apartment to move out of his apartment, so he took her out to dinner and to a motel so Je
Chassity Andrews
Oct 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Dec 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It's crazy because knowing that quadir passed away or whatever that case maybe leading on the part 3 , anyways if gena had love towards quadir knowing he passed I felt like they shouldn't have done or word things they way they did and I felt like gena knew who jerelle was I mean she seen jerelle so many times on the first one so for you to fall in "LOVE" to somebody that was an enemy or that shot the man you was in love with and that also married you it's crazy and also if I was to write the boo ...more
Ksherrie Theauthoress
Everybody's got a secret

And they all start tumbling out in this part of the trilogy!

Gena's new man of life and all her family secrets are enough to keep you on the edge alone. When you mix in secrets from the streets that certain characters have to carry, revenge of a brother scorned and the driver of a mysterious BMW that is always everywhere, you find yourself unable to look away, too afraid you might miss something!

I couldn't remember if I had read this one before, but from Gena's walk to t
Jul 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
True to the Game II

I read this book several years ago, but one night looking for something to watch on television I discovered they had made the first book into a movie so I decide to re-read the trilogy. If your a fan of Donald Goines then I am sure you will enjoy the read. Part II is about Gena learning to cope with the loss of the love of her life Quadir. Due to Quadir's status of retiring from the game prior to his death, word on the street is that Quadir left several million behind. So Gena
May 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gena and the rest of the crew are back in "True to the Game II". Gena's dating a hustler named Jay,and seemingly loving every minute of it. The war between the Junior Mafia and rival crews is still raging on, with no end in sight. Gena's so in love that she doesn't recognize that Jay is Jerrell,her ex's biggest archrival. Will she find out the truth? Can the Junior Mafia stay on top of the game? Will Gena be caught in the crossfire? Read it and find out!
Aug 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Love It

This is the best trilogy written!!! I just had to re-read before the movie comes out!!! Columbus Short is an excellent choice for Qua . . . So happy for Terri . . . Love all her work
E.A. DeBoest
Sep 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
LaQuinta Tucker
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book

Really enjoyed the book and it left you excited to read part three. Wasn't really surprise at the end it sorta led you to this
May 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book! I really love this book series. I would reread over and over.
Jeanine Smith
May 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I liked the 1st 1 better

I liked the 1st 1 better . So Qua has been following Gena in the black BMW all this time?
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