Category Archives: Desktop Wallpapers

A Thousand Pieces of You Desktop Wallpapers

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Today to celebrate our November Book of the Month, we’re featuring some original desktop wallpapers for A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray. As always, click to view full-size, then right-click to save!

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VOTE: 2015 Desktop Wallpaper Calendars

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It’s time to start planning the 2015 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar — and I want YOUR input. I’ve been brainstorming which YA franchises & books I think would be a good fit for the 2015 calendar (see the 2014 calendar HERE) — but as always, I want your opinions, too.

So using the poll below, give me your top 12 picks for desktop wallpaper calendars — and feel free to chime in using the comments below for any not mentioned in the poll. I will also be creating a handful of year-long wallpapers featuring some of the most popular franchises (as I’ve done the past few years), so let me know in the comments which ones you’d love to see as a full-year wallpaper calendar.

Please note, that I cannot fulfill ALL requests, but I’ll do my best!

Unmarked by Kami Garcia: Desktop Wallpapers

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To celebrate our October Book of the Month, Unmarked by Kami Garcia, we have some exclusive desktop wallpapers for you to enjoy! As always, click to view full-size, then right-click to save. (If you wish to share these, we ask that you only post thumbnails & link back here for the full-size images. Thanks!)

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And in case you missed it, here’s our October desktop wallpaper calendar:

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Introducing Unmarked by Kami Garcia

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Today we kick off our October 2014 Book of the Month — Unmarked by Kami Garcia, the second book in the Legion Series.

I LOVE this series so much (the first book, Unbreakable, was also our book of the month last year) — and I’m so excited about all the goodies we have in store for this month’s features. First things first, download the desktop wallpaper calendar below — click to view full size, then right-click to save — and scroll down to learn more about Unmarked.

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unmarkedThe heart-pounding sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller, Unbreakable, by New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures co-author Kami Garcia.

He is here… and he could be anyone.

Kennedy Waters lives in a world where vengeance spirits kill, ghosts keep secrets, and a demon walks among us–a demon she accidentally set free.

Now Kennedy and the other Legion members–Alara, Priest, Lukas, and Jared–have to hunt him down. As they learn more about the history of the Legion and the Illuminati, Kennedy realizes that the greatest mystery of all does not belong to any secret order, but to her own family. With the clock ticking and the life of someone she loves hanging in the balance, Kennedy has to ask the question she fears most: what is it about her past that has left her Unmarked?

Introducing Salt & Storm by Kendall Kulper

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Today, we kick off our September 2014 Book of the Month, featuring the upcoming release Salt & Storm by Kendall Kulper – a sexy and enchanting mix of magic and historical fiction. Whaling + witches = Salt & Storm (basically, but there’s a whole lot more). I loved this book, and I’m sure you will, too!

Grab our desktop wallpaper calendar below by clicking to view full-size, then right-clicking to save. Then scroll down to learn more about Salt & Storm.

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Kulper_Salt&Storm_HCA sweeping historical romance about a witch who foresees her own murder–and the one boy who can help change her future.

Sixteen-year-old Avery Roe wants only to take her rightful place as the witch of Prince Island, making the charms that keep the island’s whalers safe at sea, but her mother has forced her into a magic-free world of proper manners and respectability. When Avery dreams she’s to be murdered, she knows time is running out to unlock her magic and save herself.

Avery finds an unexpected ally in a tattooed harpoon boy named Tane–a sailor with magic of his own, who moves Avery in ways she never expected. Becoming a witch might stop her murder and save her island from ruin, but Avery discovers her magic requires a sacrifice she never prepared for.

Introducing The Bridge from Me to You by Lisa Schroeder

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Today, I am so pleased to be kicking off our August Book of the Month — which is not only a really wonderful, lovely book, but also happens to be written by one of my dear friends, Lisa Schroeder. The Bridge from Me to You was released earlier this week, and is all about finding yourself, coming of age, romance, and small town life.

Read more about the book below, but first download our desktop wallpaper calendar. As always, click to view full-size, then right-click to save!

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bridge from me to you, the - largeLauren has a secret. Colby has a problem. But when they find each other, everything falls into place.

Lauren is the new girl in town with a dark secret. Colby is the football hero with a dream of something more. In alternating chapters, they come together, fall apart, and build something stronger than either of them thought possible–something to truly believe in.

Introducing Brazen by Katherine Longshore

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Today, we kick off our July 2014 Book of the Month, featuring Brazen by Katherine Longshore – a delightful new twist on history from the Tudor-era. I ADORED this book, and I can’t wait to share it with you all. Below, learn more about the book, then scroll down to snag the desktop wallpaper calendar!

brazenMary Howard has always lived in the shadow of her powerful family. But when she’s married off to Henry Fitzroy, King Henry VIII’s illegitimate son, she rockets into the Tudor court’s inner circle. Mary and “Fitz” join a tight clique of rebels who test the boundaries of court’s strict rules with their games, dares, and flirtations. The more Mary gets to know Fitz, the harder she falls for him, but is forbidden from seeing him alone. The rules of court were made to be pushed…but pushing them too far means certain death. Is true love worth dying for?

As always, click to view full-size, then right-click to save:

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Introducing The Stepsister’s Tale by Tracy Barrett

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Today, we kick off our June 2014 Book of the Month, featuring The Stepsister’s Tale by Tracy Barrett, which will be in stores June 24th from Harlequin Teen, and offers a unique twist on the classic Cinderella story. Below, learn more about the book, and then keep scrolling to download our June 2014 desktop wallpaper!

stepsister's tale high resJane Montjoy is tired of being a lady. She’s tired of pretending to live up to the standards of her mother’s noble family-especially now that the family’s wealth is gone and their stately mansion has fallen to ruin. It’s hard enough that she must tend to the animals and find a way to feed her mother and her little sister each day. Jane’s burden only gets worse after her mother returns from a trip to town with a new stepfather and stepsister in tow. Despite the family’s struggle to prepare for the long winter ahead, Jane’s stepfather remains determined to give his beautiful but spoiled child her every desire.

When her stepfather suddenly dies, leaving nothing but debts and a bereaved daughter behind, it seems to Jane that her family is destined for eternal unhappiness. But a mysterious boy from the woods and an invitation to a royal ball are certain to change her fate…

From the handsome prince to the evil stepsister, nothing is quite as it seems in Tracy Barrett’s stunning retelling of the classic Cinderella tale.

Click to view full-size, then right-click to save:

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Introducing Exile by Kevin Emerson

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Today, we kick off our May 2014 Book of the Month featuring Exile by Kevin Emerson, a rocking new contemporary saga that just hit store shelves earlier this week!

As usual, we’ve got a desktop wallpaper calendar for you, which you can grab by clicking on the image below to view full-size, then right-clicking to save. Keep scrolling for more about Exile!

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Exile KCEmersonCatherine Summer Carlson knows how to manage bands like a professional—she’s a student at the PopArts Academy at Mount Hope High, where rock legends Allegiance to North got their start. Summer knows that falling for the lead singer of her latest band is the least professional thing a manager can do. But Caleb Daniels isn’t an ordinary band boy—he’s a hot, dreamy, sweet-singing, exiled-from-his-old-band, possibly-with-a-deep-dark-side band boy. And he can do that thing. That thing when someone sings a song and it inhabits you, possesses you, and moves you like a marionette to its will.

Summer also finds herself at the center of a mystery she never saw coming. When Caleb reveals a secret about his long-lost father, one band’s past becomes another’s present, and Summer finds it harder and harder to be both band manager and girlfriend. She knows what the well-mannered Catherine side of her would do, but she also knows what her heart is telling her. Maybe it’s time to accept who she really is, even if it means becoming an exile herself. . . .

On sale in April 2014, Kevin Emerson’s EXILE is a witty and passionate ode to love, rock and roll, and the freedom that comes in the moment when somebody believes in you, even if you’re not quite ready to believe in yourself.

Introducing Noggin by John Corey Whaley

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Today, I am so so utterly delighted to kick-off our April 2014 Book of the Month featuring Noggin by John Corey Whaley. I am a huge fan of Corey’s work, and am honored to also call him my friend. And though we live far away, planning this month’s features with Corey was a blast.

As usual, let’s start things off with our desktop wallpaper calendar! Click to view full-size, then right-click to save — and keep scrolling for more about Noggin, which will be in stores on April 8th.

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Listen — Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn’t.

Now he’s alive again.

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The in between part is still a little fuzzy, but he can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer in Denver, Colorado. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy’s body, and well, here he is. Despite all logic, he’s still 16 and everything and everyone around him has changed. That includes his bedroom, his parents, his best friend, and his girlfriend. Or maybe she’s not his girlfriend anymore? That’s a bit fuzzy too.

Looks like if the new Travis and the old Travis are ever going to find a way to exist together, then there are going to be a few more scars.

Oh well, you only live twice.