Late summer is here, with its golden ripeness and the Perseid meteor shower in full glory. But like all small businesses, Candlemark knows little repose – nor is there a pause in the accolades for our titles. Last week we found out that Booklist has ranked A. M. Tuomala’s unique, riveting, deeply researched Drakon as […]
At GoodReads, we just launched the giveaway for Lise Breakey’s deeply absorbing fantasy Unraveling Timelines. Original, layered, historically informed, a mythic tale of warring castes (and star-crossed lovers) with psychic powers, Unraveling Timelines is a fresh take on “X-Men Meet Underworld” that just cries out to become an immersive movie directed by someone with the […]
May bids fair to be a happily busy month! To celebrate recent-past and near-future launches, we have two giveaways and yet another glowing review! At GoodReads, we just launched the giveaway for Robin Shortt’s smashing original fantasy adventure Wellside, a tour de force of subgenre fusion that just cries out to become an immersive movie […]
Everyone talks about “the sophomore slump” but Candlemark & Gleam contributors apparently didn’t receive this particular memo. Two sophomore Candlemark works received starred Publishers Weekly reviews in 2016: Drakon (A. M. Tuomala’s second standalone novel after her highly acclaimed Erekos, the first work to be published by Candlemark), and To Shape the Dark (Athena […]
As Candlemark & Gleam readers know, we just launched To Shape the Dark, a sibling to The Other Half of the Sky, with original SF stories focusing on women scientists. The duo now carries the collective name Feral Astrogators, with the possibility of a future third sibling. To celebrate this, genre guru E. P. Beaumont […]
The launch day of To Shape the Dark is approaching fast, and the trumpet fanfares have started! First there’s the enthusiastic review of the anthology at Analog by Don Sakers. Excerpts: “Most of all, these stories make the reader think. They challenge us to question some cherished conventions of the field (the lone scientist removed […]
Analog has high praise for Other Half of the Sky!
Notes from around the press for the week of September 16-20, 2013
Constellation Games is making some well-deserved waves!
Thoughts on handling book reviews.