From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary YA novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents.Lahore, Pakistan. Then.
Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, newly married to Toufiq in an arranged match. After their young life is shaken by tragedy, they come to the United States and open the Clouds' Rest Inn Motel, hoping for a new start. Juniper, California. Now.
Salahudin and Noor are more than best friends; they are family. Growing up as outcasts in the small desert town of Juniper, California, they understand each other the way no one else does. Until The Fight, which destroys their bond with the swift fury of a star exploding.
Now, Sal scrambles to run the family motel as his mother Misbah’s health fails and his grieving father loses himself to alcoholism. Noor, meanwhile, walks a harrowing tightrope: working at her wrathful uncle’s liquor store while hiding the fact that she’s applying to college so she can escape him—and Juniper—forever.
When Sal’s attempts to save the motel spiral out of control, he and Noor must ask themselves what friendship is worth—and what it takes to defeat the monsters in their pasts and the ones in their midst.
From one of today’s most cherished and bestselling young adult authors comes a breathtaking novel of young love, old regrets, and forgiveness—one that’s both tragic and poignant in its tender ferocity.
Sabaa Tahir is the #1 New York Times
bestselling author of the Ember in the Ashes series, which has been translated into over thirty-five languages. She grew up in California's Mojave Desert at her family's eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother's comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing books while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Visit Sabaa online at SabaaTahir.com and follow her on Instagram @SabaaTahir.
“This is not the Sabaa Tahir you know…but it’s the Sabaa Tahir you NEED to know. All My Rage
is a gorgeous, star-crossed story
about the costs of the American Dream and the way unexpected routes appear when you need them most. I read this in a single day.” - Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Two Ways
“Searing. Riveting. Beautiful. All My Rage
takes the reader on an unforgettable journey into the heart of love. Exploring the painful truths of hidden traumas and the crush of broken dreams, Sabaa Tahir shows us the healing, redemptive power of forgiveness, of hope, of connection in her stunning contemporary debut." —Samira Ahmed, New York Times bestselling author of Internment
“We all know Sabaa Tahir is a master at creating epic fantasy worlds filled with terrifying, imaginary monsters. Here, Sabaa turns her considerable talent and skill to the real—but no less terrifying—monsters that dwell in the human heart. In richly evocative prose and with characters so well crafted I'm sure I know them, All My Rage
takes a clear-eyed look at the ways in which we hurt and heal each other. It's a gorgeous meditation on grief and love and the possibilities each of us have for redemption.
This book will stay with me for a long time to come.” —Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Is Also a Star
"All My Rage
is an unflinching, profound force that will rattle your heart
and toughen your soul. Sabaa Tahir's razor-sharp writing never shies away from the world's harshness while always finding the light in the dark for our special, unforgettable narrators." —Adam Silvera, New York Times bestselling author of They Both Die at the End
“All My Rage
is an expert study in all that's tangled within the closest of our relationships—the pain and the love, the ugliness and the beauty, the potential to break and the potential to repair. Painful, powerful, hopeful
, and magnificently crafted.” —Randy Ribay, author of Patron Saints of Nothing
★ “Tahir’s lyrical prose unpacks both the beautiful and the brutal. She deftly captures the layers of grief, rage, family, examination of faith, and forgiveness, while managing to inject levity into dire situations and provide a semblance of hope . . . Put this book at the top of your list.
” —SLJ, starred review
Tahir brilliantly shows how interconnected societal forces shape communities and people’s lives through the accumulated impact of circumstances beyond their control. A deeply moving, intergenerational story. An unforgettable emotional journey.” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review