The Last Wish of Sasha Cade

How far would you go for your best friend?

The day Raquel has been dreading for months has finally arrived. Sasha, her best friend in the whole world, has died of cancer. Overwhelmed and brokenhearted, Raquel can’t even imagine life without her.

And then a letter from Sasha arrives. Has she somehow found a way to communicate from beyond the grave?

In fact, Sasha spent her final weeks planning an elaborate scavenger hunt for the friend she would have to leave behind. When Raquel follows the instructions to return to Sasha’s grave, a mysterious stranger with striking eyes is waiting for her. There’s a secret attached to this boy that only Sasha – and now Raquel – knows.

This boy, Elijah, might be just who Raquel needs to help her move on from her terrible loss. But can Raquel remain true to herself while also honoring her friend’s final wish?

Cheyanne Young’s compulsively readable breakout novel offers abiding friendship and forbidden romance, along with an incisive look at how class differences shape who we are and who we grow to be.

The Last Wish of Sasha Cade is available now from KCP Loft.

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The Last Wish of Sasha Cade has been Optioned for Film!

Also available in German from HarperCollins Germany.


Praise for The Last Wish of Sasha Cade

“…Sasha does live on through her actions in this warm and uplifting, albeit
sad, story of the death of a friend, which also manages to be a strong romance tale.”

The Last Wish of Sasha Cade will break your heart and then heal it.”
— C.C. Hunter, New York Times bestselling author of the Shadow Falls series

“Heartwarming friendship, heartbreaking loss, and heartpounding romance.”
— Abigail Johnson, author of If I Fix You and The First to Know

“Beautifully written and ultimately hopeful, Cheyanne Young’s The Last Wish of Sasha Cade explores grief, friendship, family, and romance through layered, lovable characters. Fans are sure to be charmed by this affecting story.”
— Katy Upperman, author of Kissing Max Holden and The Impossibility of Us

The Last Wish of Sasha Cade captures the beauty of best friendship, the sting of grief, and the journey of healing. Prepare to be brought to tears by all of it.”
— Gina Ciocca, author of Busted, Last Year’s Mistake, & A Kiss in the Dark

“… a very easy novel to get drawn into.”
School Library Journal, October 2018

“Give The Last Wish of Sasha Cade to fans of Sarah Dessen and John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars as well those who enjoy sweet romances similar to Stephanie Perkins’ Anna and the French Kiss series.”
— Young Adult Library Services Association, October 2018


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