Hickey of the Beast: Coverlicious!

For the past, oh, two months or so, I’ve been plugging away on the cover for Hickey of the Beast. From a few initial ideas floated by the author, we’ve been through something like 25 different ideas, and got it down to 8 or so final choices. It is unreal how fast I can Photoshop […]

More review thoughts

Another review for Erekos has come in, this time from the amazing folks at The Book Smugglers. So far, it seems that the only major complaints from ANYONE are “it’s very literary” and “MOAR ACTION PLZ!” Honestly, I can’t tell you how pleased this makes me. Erekos is, in fact, a very literary, meta novel…and […]

Broken by Susan Jane Bigelow


Coming soon from Candlemark & Gleam: Broken. Can a shattered superhero help save humanity’s hope for a better world? Broken figured she was done with heroics when she lost the ability to fly and fled the confinement of the Extrahuman Union. But then the world started to fall apart around her, and the mysterious Michael […]

Erekos reviews

Reviews of Erekos are starting to come in, and this week looks to be a biggie. Bibliognome is doing a whole week of goodness, ranging from a Sentence Sneak Peek to a review to a giveaway to an interview tomorrow. Meanwhile, The Discriminating Fangirl gave the book a GREAT review, and I have to say […]

Broken cover

After a good bit of work, by both the immensely talented Rhiannon Griffiths and your humble narrator, and a huge number of variations, we have a cover for Broken! Now I’m wondering what to do with all those other cover images. One of the delightful things about eBooks is that you can put full-colour images […]

PILGRIM OF THE SKY: An Announcement!

Okay, how exciting is this? Seriously. Two acquisition announcements in under two weeks! That’s right, Candlemark & Gleam has picked up yet another amazing title: Pilgrim of the Sky, by Natania Barron. How to describe this novel? Hm. That may be a tough one. It’s sort of…a world-hopping, reality-bending, art-historical, socio-religious steampunk odyssey. And that’s […]

Paperback Dolls

There is an absolutely phenomenal review of Erekos up over at Paperback Dolls, a book blog you should really be reading if you aren’t already. Plus, there’s an interview with A. M. Tuomala, a guest post by lil’ ol’ me, and multiple ways to win a copy of the book! Go! Read! Enjoy!

HICKEY OF THE BEAST: An Announcement!

Now that we have your attention thanks to all the excitement around the Erekos release, there’s a new bit of excitement and hoopla to add! Candlemark & Gleam is very pleased to announce our first serial title, Hickey of the Beast by Isabel Kunkle. Bad dreams? No big deal. After all, Connie Perez is starting […]

Erekos: On Sale Now!

That’s right – Erekos by A. M. Tuomala is now on sale! Pick up your copy today in the Candlemark & Gleam shop. We’ll be putting it on sale in the Smashwords store and on Amazon soon, but for right now…buy direct! With no fees taken by distributors, it means more goes to the author, […]