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King Story Squad D To Be Released By CD

Posted: December 15, 2017, 14:03:18

Cemetert Dance will release King's unpublished story Squad D in the anthology Shivers VIII next year. This is an interesting story that you don't want to miss. Other authors in the anthology is Bev Vincent, Jack Ketchum, Brian James Freeman and more.

Pet Sematary Remake Out In 2019

Posted: December 8, 2017, 09:29:58
Section: Film » Pet Sematary - remake

Deadline reports that the remake of Pet Sematary is set to premier April 19, 2019.


Paramount has sets dates for a reboot of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary due out on April 19, 2019 and Sean Anders’ Instant Family starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne for Feb. 15, 2019.

Pet Sematary will be directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer. Jeff Buhler will adapt from the King novel. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, and Steven Schneider are producing. Pic’s release date is during Easter weekend, and it will be up against Open Road’s Playmobil. Paramount released an R-rated version of the 1983 King novel in 1989 which ultimately grossed $57.5M at the time

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

Ep. 81: Sleeping Beauties' Third Voice

Posted: December 4, 2017, 20:41:31
Section: General news » Podcast


Welcome to the Stephen King Podcast Constant and New Listeners!

Join your hosts - longtime Constant Readers - Hans Lilja of Lilja's Library and writer/podcaster - Lou W. Sytsma.

Welcome to Episode 81 of The Stephen King Podcast!

Lots of news and a review of Sleeping Beauties written by Stephen King and his son, Owen. They have talked about collaborating to find a third voice to tell the story. Find out what we think of this third voice.

Plus our recap of the latest Stephen King news.

We hope you enjoy this episode and, as usual, we want to hear from you.
Good or bad, we want it all!
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In this podcast:
1) 00:00 - Intro
2) 00:30 - Podcast Setup
3) 01:49 - News From The Death Room
4) 30:20 - Reviews from the Night Shift: Sleeping Beauties
5) 53:32 - Podcast Signoff
6) 55:26 - Outro


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You & Lilja’s Library: Photo Contest

Posted: December 2, 2017, 21:38:03
Section: Book » Shining In The Dark

As you know (and if you didn’t you do now) Lilja’s Library celebrated 20 years last year and I want to celebrate that as much as I can. And you also know that the site wouldn’t be worth anything if no one read it. So, in order to celebrate that I want to involve you.

I want to do something similar to the photos you send in with yourself and one of King’s books but this time I want you to send in a photo of yourself and Lilja’s Library. Lilja’s Library you might ask? Yes, take a photo of yourself and Lilja’s Library in some form. It could be you in front of the computer (where you can see Lilja’s Library), it could be a photo of you and my book, it could be a photo of you and your tattoo of Marv (if anyone has one), or any other form of Lilja’s Library. Draw Marv and pose with him, read the site on your phone and take a photo of you doing it…your imagination is the limit. The rule is that Lilja’s Library and you need to be in the photo (and not just a toe or a finger, your face at least). That’s it. Not to hard right?

And to make it even more fun, one of you that send in a photo will get a prize. I will draw the photo I like the best (what I like is for me to know and you to find out) as the winner. If you have already sent a photo and think: "darn I should have been more creative", then just send another one. The prize is a copy of my upcoming anthology Shining in the Dark: Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja’s Library that's released later this year.


OK, so start sending in your photos, either by email to info[a]liljas-library.com or post them on facebook or twitter. I will then pull them from there and post them on the site.

Check out the entries here.

I hope to SEE you soon! / Lilja

Lilja Goes To Bulgaria

Posted: December 1, 2017, 14:28:57
Section: Book » Shining In The Dark

In early January I'll be in Bulgaria to promote Shining in the Dark. I hope to see you there!


Here is a translation of the text on the poster.

Come into Lilla's Library, the world's most popular collection dedicated to Stephen King.

20 years after The Library was created, the Chief Librarian Hans-Ake Lilja arrives in Sofia at the invitation of Pleiada Publishing House for the presentation of the anthology Shining In The Dark, edited by himself.

Come to Helikon-Vitosha on January 6, 2018 at 11:00 for the biggest rally of Stephen King's fans in Bulgaria.

Rob Reiner On Misery

Posted: December 1, 2017, 08:42:20

Here is an article in which Misery director Rob Reiner recalls hammering out a deal with Stephen King. Here is also an exclusive clip from the new Blu-ray.



Thanks to Lou Sytsma and Douglas Dowie