“City of Saints and Thieves” is a twisty-turny, chock-full-of-secrets, so-exciting-you-have-to-force-yourself-to-take-breaks-and-breathe kind of novel."
Hollywood Reporter Books to Watch for in 2017 Pick
Horn Book Review (Feb 6 edition)
US Weekly Best Books of January 2017 Pick
An Amazon Best Book of the Month – January 2017
A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick
A Barnes & Noble Most Anticipated YA Debut of 2017
A Barnes & Noble Best New Teen Books of January 2017
One of Barnes & Noble's 10 Most Anticipated YA Thrillers of 2017
Winter 2016-2017 Kids’ Indie Next Pick
Indies Introduce Winter/Spring 2017 Pick
A Teen Vogue Best New Young Adult Book – January 2017
A Bustle Best YA Book – January 2017
Foreign Deals: City to be published in the UK with Oneworld's Rock the Boat (with gorgeous new cover!)
"In the shadows of Sangui City, a street-thief called Tina patiently plots her revenge. Her mother has been shot dead at the home of one of Kenya's richest businessmen, and Tina is sure she knows who's to blame..."
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From the Hollywood Reporter: "Former African relief worker Anderson's debut novel is the first YA pick for Barnes & Noble's Discover Great New Writers program in six years (John Green was the last)."