There is now be a version for 1.8.9 available on curse. If the above links aren't updated yet, go to the project page directly. http://minecraft.curseforge.com/projects/throwabletorch.
Thanks for the feedback!
See my other Mods: Throwable Torch, Tangler Grenades, MALab - Minecraft Autonomy Lab, RapidForm - Creative Wands
Thanks for the update！.ヽ(^Д^*)/.