The Last Wish of Sasha Cade – Cheyanne Young

Cheyanne Young lives in Texas and is the author of several books for teens. When she’s not writing, you can find her sipping coffee and petting dogs.

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.

3 reasons why you should read this book :

  • Author of the CITY OF LEGENDS e-book series (with Alloy) and THE BREAKUP SUPPORT GROUP (with indie press Month9Books), Cheyanne Young is an author of abundant talent poised to find new readers with this breakout novel.
  • This story is compulsively readable and engaging from the very first page, with a relatable voice and characters.
  • Elements of romance and friendship blend with an intriguing look at class differences, giving a lighthearted story some heft.

On Sale Date: October 2, 2018 – Kids Can Press

 

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