Hello, my name is Lisa Weiss.
A writer and former producer of Oprah's Book Club, I have always found great inspiration in children's books.
When I read a beautifully written and illustrated picture book, I recapture the magic of childhood. A poignant middle grade or YA novel reminds me what it was like to be in that "in-between" stage when you're no longer a child but not yet an adult.
I think we should all feel free to find peace and inspiration in literature written for young people. The work is often groundbreaking, timeless, and universal.
At age forty, I have begun a journey to become a children's author. My years working for Oprah taught me it is never to late to pursue a dream. I hope my work finds its way into your hearts and homes soon.
In the meantime, on this site, I'll share my reflections on what I believe are some of the best picture books, middle grade, and YA novels. I believe these books transcend age. I believe children's books are for everyone.
I hope my site inspires you to explore the magic of children's books. Feel free to leave a comment or follow me on social media!