Cody Wagner


Cody Wagner loves to sing, mime (not really), and create. He writes about topics ranging from superpowers to literate trees (really). His debut novel, The Gay Teen's Guide to Defeating a Siren, recently came out. See what he did there? He's handing out cookie dough to everyone who grabs a copy. Check out his writing and see more of his wackiness at or follow him on Twitter @cfjwagner and Goodreads at

The Gay Teen's Guide to Defeating a Siren won a 2016 Readers' Favorite Book Award. Huzzah!
It was also awarded a 5-star review (and special seal) by the Readers' Favorite group. Double Huzzah!
It was also awarded second place in the New England Book Festival's LGBT category. Triple Huzzah!
It was also awarded an honorable mention in the Los Angeles Book Festival's Young Adult category. Quadruple huzzah!

Where to find Cody Wagner online

Where to buy in print


The Gay Teen's Guide to Defeating a Siren, Book 1: The Seeker
You set the price! Words: 97,910. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Blaize Trales's world falls apart when he's dragged to Sanctuary Preparatory Academy, a boarding school that claims to fix gay teens. But things at Sanctuary aren't what they appear. Blaize soon discovers the school's antics are all a lie. They're also at war with an ancient enemy. Lucky for Blaize, he wields the ultimate weapon: being gay. And he's pretty good at it.

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comingofage    fantasy    gay    lgbt    lgbt young adult fiction    mythology    siren    teen    urban fantasy