All the Wind in the World


By Samantha Mabry

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Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

Keep your eyes open . . . your head down . . . and your love secret.

Sarah Jac Crow and James Holt have fallen in love working in the endless fields that span a bone-dry Southwest in the near future—a land that’s a little bit magical, deeply dangerous, and bursting with secrets. To protect themselves, they’ve learned to work hard and, above all, keep their love hidden from the people who might use it against them. Then, just when Sarah Jac and James have settled in and begun saving money for the home they dream of near the coast, a horrible accident sends them on the run. With no choice but to start over on a new, possibly cursed ranch, the delicate balance of their lives begins to give way—and they may have to pay a frighteningly high price for their love.
All the Wind in the World is a breathtaking tale of dread and danger, romance and redemption.

Samantha Mabry’s new book, Tigers, Not Daughters, is available now.

  • Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
    An Best Books of 2017: Teens & Young Adult
    A Blue Ribbon Book of the BCCB
    A 2017 Booklist Editor's Choice
    BookExpo's Editor's YA Buzz Panel Pick
    A Fall 2017 Kids' Indie Next List Pick

    “Mabry’s powerful descriptions haunt, and her sentences pierce.” —The Boston Globe

    “In aching, luminous prose, Mabry crafts a story impossible to forget, infused with southwestern folklore and magical realism . . . A gripping, fable-like story of a love ferocious enough to destroy and a world prepared to burn with it.” —Booklist, starred review

    * “Presents a fierce new world with high stakes, where complicated romantic relationships among various characters linger beyond the end of the book.” —School Library Journal, starred review

    “The grit and dust can almost be felt on the pages through Mabry’s evocative, searing prose; the increasing humiliation of the fieldhands and their hopelessness makes the tension nearly suffocating, and Old Testament allusions give the book a further sense of doom.” —Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books, starred review

    “Mabry’s second novel is a gracefully written, mysterious, sometime painful romance that will draw readers into the unique setting immediately.” —VOYA, starred review

    “Walks dark and dances romantic . . . Mabry’s pairing of natural environment and magic realism is striking and effective.” The Center for Fiction: Junior Edition

    “[An] evocative, dystopic fable.” —Bustle

    “Mabry has established herself as a master of fabulist sleight of hand, and this sophomore effort won’t disappoint.” —B&N Teen

    “A vein of superstition courses through the tale, cut with stark realities, raw descriptions, and plenty of grit.” —Publishers Weekly

    “The author’s prose is rich and lyrical.” —Kirkus Reviews

    “Mabry's lyrical writing sizzles with the same heat as the relentless desert sun. The setting of All the Wind in the World is refreshingly unique, but the main character’s feelings of love and longing are universal. Remarkable.” —April Genevieve Tucholke, author of Wink Poppy Midnight


    "A chilling mystery and a heartbreaking meditation on love, longing and sacrifice . . . A Fierce and Subtle Poison will get into your blood." —Laura Ruby, author of Bone Gap
    "A breathtaking story in which myths come to frightening life and buried wishes might actually come true." —Nova Ren Suma, author of The Walls Around Us and Imaginary Girls

    * "This is a coming-of-age story set against the mystic and the tragic, and it will likely leave a mark on readers for days." —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review

    "A stunning urban fantasy novel brimming with magical realism, fairytales and folklore, this book will stick with you. Mabry is definitely an author to watch." —

    "Mabry smoothly joins dreamy, fever-induced scenes with the lore of “la ciguapa,” a beautiful creature that leads men to insanity or death with a kiss, and her atmospheric ending guarantees goose bumps." Publishers Weekly

    "The author steeps her debut novel in compelling Caribbean folklore and a lush, evocative setting." —Kirkus Reviews

On Sale
Oct 9, 2018
Page Count
272 pages

Samantha Mabry

Samantha Mabry

About the Author

Samantha Mabry is the author of A Fierce and Subtle Poison; All the Wind in the World, which was longlisted for a National Book Award; Tigers, Not Daughters; and, most recently, Clever Creatures of the Night. In addition to writing, Samantha teaches college-level composition at Southern Methodist University and is the mother of an energetic young son. Samantha and her family divide their time between Dallas and Mineral Wells, Texas. Visit her online at

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