The Writing’s On The Wall: We Are The Ants

The Writing’s On The Wall is a regular feature on Pop! Goes The Reader in which I create desktop wallpapers inspired by some of my favourite novels, authors, and literary quotes.


Title We Are the Ants
Author Shaun David Hutchinson
Pages 464 Pages
Target Audience Young Adult
Genre Contemporary, Science Fiction
Published January 19th, 2016 by Simon Pulse
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There are a few things Henry Denton knows, and a few things he doesn’t.

Henry Denton doesn’t know why the aliens chose to abduct him when he was thirteen, and he doesn’t know why they continue to steal him from his bed and take him aboard their ship. He doesn’t know why the world is going to end or why the aliens have offered him the opportunity to avert the impending disaster by pressing a big red button.

But they have. And they’ve only given him 144 days to make up his mind.

Since the suicide of his boyfriend, Jesse, Henry has been adrift. He’s become estranged from his best friend, started hooking up with his sworn enemy, and his family is oblivious to everything that’s going on around them. As far as Henry is concerned, a world without Jesse is a world he isn’t sure is worth saving. Until he meets Diego Vega, an artist with a secret past who forces Henry to question his beliefs, his place in the universe, and whether any of it really matters. But before Henry can save the world, he’s got to figure out how to save himself, and the aliens haven’t given him a button for that.


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I would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Marish and Latino Type whose clipart and/or fonts I purchased, edited and used in the creation of this wallpaper!


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I would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Graphic Box, Connary Fagen Typography and Tugcu Design Co. whose clipart and/or fonts I purchased, edited and used in the creation of this wallpaper!

What book would you like to see made into a desktop wallpaper next? Let me know in the comments – I would love to hear from you!

3 responses to “The Writing’s On The Wall: We Are The Ants”

  1. ashley says:

    “life is bullshit” is pretty much my favorite thing ever on a wallpaper
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  2. Sara Strauss says:

    Wow wow wow! These are amazing! I especially love the last one!
    ~Sara
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  3. These wallpapers are beautiful and make me 200% more excited to pick up a copy of this book! As always, great work Jen!
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