I write books for kids and for adults, because I believe words have magical powers.
JJ Landis’s first book, Some Things You Keep, is a memoir about growing up after the suicide of her mom. She’s published several articles about suicide and grieving. JJ has also written four picture books: Mia’s Wish, Marshall Mellow, Pajama Promise, and Barrett Blasts Off. JJ is a librarian in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and three kids, an occasional exchange student, a three-legged Pit Bull, and a cat that drinks out of the toilet.