Elliot Wake

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ELLIOT WAKE (formerly known as Leah Raeder) is a transgender author of four novels: Unteachable, Black Iris, Cam Girl, and Bad Boy. Aside from reading his brains out, Elliot enjoys video games, weightlifting, and perfecting his dapper style. He lives with his partner in Chicago.

Two starred reviews for Bad Boy

Kirkus & Booklist Starred ReviewsI’m wildly excited to announce that my forthcoming novel Bad Boy—a thriller about a trans man struggling to define his masculinity in a toxic, misogynistic world—has gotten starred reviews from both Kirkus and Booklist. Woo!


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That’s right. IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING.


In 2017, I’ll be appearing at events to talk about my writing and gender transition. De...

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Average rating: 3.74 · 14,106 ratings · 2,912 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Unteachable

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3.81 avg rating — 19,823 ratings — published 2013 — 17 editions
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Black Iris

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3.76 avg rating — 3,166 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
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3.73 avg rating — 1,626 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Two starred reviews for Bad Boy
I’m wildly excited to announce that my forthcoming novel Bad Boy—a thriller about a trans man struggling to define h... Read more of this blog post »
Elliot Wake and 7 other people liked ak's review of Bad Boy:
Bad Boy by Elliot Wake
"Okay so STORY WISE this is honestly not my kind of book because it is contemporary and in the real world and whatnot. I don't like the real world that is why I read fantasy. Give me dragons instead of guns.

But.

This is a book about a trans dude w..." Read more of this review »
Elliot Wake and 15 other people liked Dill Werner's review of Bad Boy:
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"I honestly think I terrified the author himself when I told him I'd received a DRC in exchange for an honest review. No need to fear. It was well worth the heart-pounding Twitter exchanges, Mr. Wake. You get a solid "A+" with the expectation that..." Read more of this review »
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Hi. I wrote this. It's about a trans boy, like me.

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More of Elliot's books…
“She's my north star. The shining light I look to when I don't know where I am. And I'm losing her. I'm losing you, and I don't know how to let you go.”
Elliot Wake, Bad Boy

“Once you love someone that deeply, it never really stops. It just evolves into other forms.”
Elliot Wake, Bad Boy

“When you don’t force it, sometimes amazing things happen.”
Elliot Wake, Unteachable

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