Sean Hance doesn’t want any part of Coop’s plan to win TerrorFest with an ultra- low-budget horror flick until he realizes that the prize money would let him build. [A]ll we ever get out of Coop’s schemes are headaches and heartbreaks,” opines high school sophomore Sean, who gets his turn narrating in. Call the Shots. image. And action! As the uproarious trio returns, sensitive Sean takes the spotlight? scripting a low-low-budget film while fielding unexpected.

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His twisted sister, Cathy, taunts him even more with barbs about his sexuality, insisting tha Call the Shots is the final book of calake trilogy that began with Swim the Fly.

Sean felt very lifelike, yet wasn’t a run-of-the-mill teenager. This book is directed towards young adults. Thanks for telling calae about the problem.

As with the other two books, there are numerous hilarious incidents, some are laugh out loud funny and others eye rolling ridiculous. Shots is the last taste of this magnetic trio, and Calame has given it massive appeal.

All to help a friend in need. Sean with Coop’s un-help gets himself into so many mortifying situations and debacles that you just can’t help but want things to work out better for him.

And the sexting confusion. I thought that this was a good book. Now they just have to write a script, audition actors, and most importantly, get the needed financing to create their award-winning movie. Sep 01, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: And even his twin sister?

He deals with complex situations by sniffing his palm, which I thought was a nice touch. Even with the serious stuff, this book was laugh out loud funny and it was always entertaining.


Call the Shots – Don Calame

It’s also very very hilarious, and had me gushing over the well-tied ending. Sean has often taken a backseat in I have enjoyed and laughed my way through the outrageous madcaps of Calame’s Swim the Fly series.

It is dalame a heavy heart that I bid good-bye to the characters in the Swim the Fly series. Coop has come up with another one of crazy schemes. So the gang tries to film a horror movie to debut at a festival to try and make some cash, so that Sean can build an extension to his house.

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Each entry in this trilogy takes the first-person viewpoint of one of the trio of characters. Fans of the first will be happy to have the boys back.

This was a surprise to everyone. Also, the plot was very predictable. It was completely funny as it had some important moments that made relationships grow a little bit aclame. Calame’s writing is easy to read and calaje quite well.

He chose to avoid conflict. I was in stitches, laughing out loud many times. I haven’t read any of the other books so I was sceptical going into this one.

This novel focuses on Sean.

But after his parents announce that they are having another baby and there is no money for a bigger house, Sean decides to sign on as screenwriter to avoid moving into his mean twin sister? Praise Fearlessly foul, this consistently comical series should be required reading for all teenage tue and anyone calwme with a strong stomach and highly sensitive funny bone. But he actually is desperate for cash? Inspired by Your Browsing History. One should also know none of them own any movie-making equipment.



But, it turned out great! His two buddies – Matt and Coop – play supporting roles in this implausible plot to film a low-budget horror movie, along with a bevvy of classmates and girlfriends, perhaps too many to really keep track of. Call the Shots contains more of the same antics with Sean, Cooper, and Matt. I have enjoyed and laughed my way through the outrageous madcaps of Calame’s Swim the Fly series.

Call the Shots

Writers can take note on Calame’s ability to take a situation, get the protagonist in trouble, and then deepen the trouble twist by twist. Jul 07, Sally Kruger added it.

Literally girls surround Sean but he can’t win with any of them! Yet, there was a very real point being made since Cathy thinks Sean’s gay yet, surprise! I don’t want to miss this trio, because it’s so clear that I will. This is no small matter: The novel almost reads like a love-triangle between Sean and three girls, with him weighing his options between the three of them. How will Sean and his friends help get enough money to build a new room in Sean’s house? I’m not the kind of reader who usually gravitates to humorous books, but these titles all have passages caoame made me laugh out loud.

In fact, I’ll confess to having snorted a few times as I moved rapidly through the book.