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 three picture books: Mia’s Wish, Marshall Mellow, and Pajama Promise. JJ is a librarian and educator in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and three kids, an occasional exchange student, the calmest dog in the world, and an irrational cat.