Tag Archives: A. M. Tuomala

Great reviews

Candlemark & Gleam books have been getting some great reviews in some pretty prestigious journals lately! First up, we have (re)Visions: Alice! In its December 2011 edition, Midwest Book Review says: The story of Alice in Wonderland is viewed by many in different ways. “(re) Visions: Alice” is a retelling of the tales of Alice […]

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Erekos handbound edition

As part of our commitment to going “back to the future of publishing,” and based on the Mastermind’s obsession with bookbinding, Candlemark & Gleam has been offering handbound editions through our print pre-orders; now, you can get a handbound copy through the website, too! Unlike the pre-ordered editions, these will not be signed, limited-edition copies. […]

Erekos – a starred review!

Congratulations to the immensely talented A.M. Tuomala, whose debut novel Erekos just earned a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly! Debut author Tuomala poetically crafts a complex tale of war and love. Swamp witch Achane loves her dying sister so much that she traps the young woman’s soul in her corpse as a zombi. Inspired by […]

We have a winner!

We have a winner! The gods of random chance have rolled the dice, and the winner of our Erekos ARC giveaway is Brianna Smith! We’ll be emailing you shortly to get your address, and then your shiny new advance copy of the book will be winging its way to your door! We also have a […]

Spread the word, win neat stuff!

I just sent out a massive stack of ARCs for the print edition of Erekos by A.M. Tuomala at lunch today. The final book is going to be GORGEOUS, lemme tell ya. You should really pre-order it. But! It took a good bit of effort and some trial and error to get to the point […]

Erekos in Print!

  We know you’re as excited as we are about the upcoming print release of Erekos by A.M. Tuomala. September is a long, long time away, though, and so we wanted to give you the opportunity to pre-order the book! For those who pre-order the trade paperback of Erekos, we’re also offering some special opportunities […]

Signed copies of Erekos in May

For the month of May, anyone who purchases a copy of Erekos through the Candlemark & Gleam website will get an AUTOGRAPHED copy! How is this possible, you ask? You sell eBooks…how on earth can you sign an eBook? You get a bit clever, that’s how. Anyone who purchases a copy of Erekos through our […]

Big News

Big news. Big, big news. First, a remembrance: On April 21, 1910, one of my personal heroes died. Mark Twain, née Samuel Clemens, had an undeniable effect on the world of letters, and an undeniable effect on a little girl growing up immersed in letters in a tiny town in upstate New York. I grew […]

Erekos Reader Drawing – we have a winner!

Courtesy of the resident Psychic Parrot and his patent-pending random selection process, we have a winner in the Erekos Reader Drawing! We’ve e-mailed Kathryn from Virginia to let her know she’s won. Kathryn, you’ve got a week to let us know where to send your prize! After that, the parrot goes back to the drawing […]

Best Of

We’re absolutely blown away to have gotten a “Best Of” recognition in our very first year, with our very first title. That’s right, Cold Iron & Rowan Wood, a book blog you should really be reading, decided that Erekos is the best book put out by a small publisher that’s crossed their path this year. […]