Lilja's Library Needs Your Help

Posted: November 5, 2022, 15:40:11

Lilja’s Library is in need of a long overdue update. Both technical and in its design. And all pages need to work on all platforms, something that isn’t the case today.

As you can imagine this will cost and I need your help. It’s really no way to sugarcoat it, I need your money. In other words, I hope you are and have enjoyed Lilja’s Library enough to donate a small (or big) sum to make this possible. After calculating the cost of doing the updates that the site need (and that is just paying for the stuff I can’t do myself) the sum needed lands on $3,500.

To make a donation, please use this PayPal link. If you don’t have PayPal please get in touch and we’ll figger something out.

Thank you in advance and if you have any questions, check out this longer version of this post or just send me an email.
// Lilja


Two King Movies Officially Rated

Posted: November 17, 2022, 09:54:01
Sections: Film » Salem's Lot, Film » The Boogeyman

Motion Picture Association has confirmed that the Salem’s Lot remake has been officially rated and got an R for "R for bloody violence and language." The movie does still not have a release date, but now that it has a rating, that's hopefully next.

The Boogeyman has also been rated and was given a PG-13 rating for “Terror, violent content, teen drug use, and some strong language.”

The movie don’t have a release date yet but hopefully that will happen soon. The problem though, might be that it’s been expanded quite a bit compared to the story.

“Still reeling from the tragic death of their mother, a teenage girl and her little brother find themselves plagued by a sadistic presence in their house and struggle to get their grieving father to pay attention before it’s too late.”

HBO Max Comments On Welcome To Derry

Posted: November 14, 2022, 10:17:30
Sections: TV » Welcome To Derry

HBO Max’s head of Originals, Sarah Aubery have commented on the upcoming series Welcome to Derry

“We have been working with Jason Fuchs, Brad Caleb Caine, Andy Muschietti and Barbara Muschietti very closely…They’re so deep into this mythology and they have such a firm handle on the storytelling around these characters and also the demented scares that they’re putting into things. Sometimes I’m, like, ‘What’s wrong with you?’ Just all the wild ways they think up to terrify us. You’ll be hearing more concretely about that development very soon… Andy is very involved in every bit of this, so that is the real recipe for success and for delighting fans.”

Welcome To Derry Will Happen

Posted: November 9, 2022, 19:15:17
Sections: TV » Welcome To Derry

Variety reports that Welcome To Derry has the GO from HBO.

Jason Fuchs and Brad Caleb Kane will serve as co-showrunners on the “It” prequel series currently in the works at HBO Max from Andy and Barbara Muschietti , Variety has learned exclusively.

The show, currently titled “Welcome to Derry,” was first reported as being in development in March. HBO Max has given the show a series production commitment. Exact plot details remain under wraps, aside from the fact that the show will serve as a prequel to the recent films “It: Chapter One” and “It: Chapter Two,” which were released in 2017 and 2019 respectively.

Pullman: New Salem’s Lot True To The Book

Posted: November 4, 2022, 23:39:42
Sections: Film » Salem's Lot

Lewis Pullman had the following to say about the upcoming remake of Salem’s Lot in a chat with

Gary Dauberman, the director, is really keen on doing justice to the book. But also, the previous adaptation was a two-parter, because it’s such a hefty book and there are so many different moving parts and so many characters. So there are some parts where Gary had to press and find what was really at the heart of the movie to keep in, but for the most part, he’s really true to the book and keeping a lot of the original dialogue in there. He’s a Stephen King hound dog so he doesn’t wanna do Stephen dirty.

So I think it’s in good hands, Gary’s a really smart guy who has a keen eye for things. I think, not just lean on the jump scares, but lean on the more conceptual and visual things that, rather than a shock that fades out of your body in the next five minutes, something that’s more visual, like an imprint that burnt into your retinas as a disturbing image that you’ll wake up in the middle of the night that you can’t shake out of your head.

Lilja's Library Needs Your Help

Posted: November 2, 2022, 15:50:04

Lilja’s Library is going into its 27th year of existence next year, more than half of my life. Who would have thought that back in 1996?

There have been some updates on the site during these 27 years (the last one was done about seven years ago) and now it’s time again. The technic that the site is built with needs to be updated to keep the site stable and secure. There will also be updates done to the look and the content. The site will get what you would call a total make over. It will also look great on all platforms and all pages will be available on all platforms, something that isn’t the case today.

That is the fun part. The not so fun part is that it costs money.

For the 27 years Lilja’s Library have been online it has always been free to use. No paywall, no commercial popups that you have to close to get to the content. Nothing like that. And that is how it should and will continue in the future. But that means I need to raise money in other ways to be able to fund these necessary updates and that is where I need your help.

If you like Lilja’s Library and want to keep it the number one fan page about Stephen King, I need your help. It’s no way to sugarcoat it, I need your money. After calculating the cost of doing the updates that the site need (and that is just paying for the stuff I can’t do myself) the sum I need lands on $3,500.

So, how does this work? Here is the answer to what you probably would like to know. If you have other questions just ask.

Is it really necessary to do these updates?
- Yes, if not the site will load slow, not work as intended, the updates will be harder and harder to get done and the user experience will be less pleasant.

What will the money go to?
- The money will pay for the technical development. The stuff I can’t do myself. All the stuff that I can do I will do on my spare time and none of the money will go to that.

How much can I donate?
- You can donate as much or as little as you can and want. Every $ will help.

What happens if you don’t reach the goal of $3,500? Will you ignore doing the updates and use the money to buy candy?
- No, I will still do the updates. It just means I will have to use more of my own money for the update and that it will take for it to be done.

OK, I want to help. How do I donate?
- You can donate by using PayPal through this link.

How much money have you gotten so far of the $3,500 you need?
- You can follow the progress here.

Can I donate even if I don’t have PayPal?
- If you don’t have PayPal and still want to make a donation, please get in touch and we’ll figger something out.

Thank you in advance and if there is any questions don’t hesitate to ask.
// Lilja

Will King Leave Twitter

Posted: November 2, 2022, 09:26:45

Twitter wants to start charging for the blue verification star, something King isn’t happy about and he actually threatens to leave Twitter if they go through with it.

Where would you like to see King move to if he leaves Twitter, the only social media he is on now (at least officially).

New Limited Fairy Tale

Posted: October 27, 2022, 08:23:18
Sections: Book » Fairy Tale

Yet another limited (not signed, though) edition of Fairy Tale is about to be released. This time it’s Scribner who released its limited version. Here is the info:

Coming November 4th at noon ET—order your special edition of Stephen King’s new novel, Fairy Tale—featuring exclusive endpaper illustrations, gilded edges, a ribbon marker, and a printed case.

Special Edition Hardcover
LIST PRICE $100.00

Limited quantity. While supplies last. US only. Limit 2 per customer.

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