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“Grief is itself a medicine,” wrote 18th-century English poet William Cowper. Phoenix psychotherapist – and fellow poet – Gigi Veasey knows this deeply. As a counselor and grief consultant, she has spent years shepherding countless clients through the loss of parents, siblings, children, friends and pets. Her experiences led her to develop her own therapeutic processes, which she shares with readers in Me After You: Surviving the Loss of a Loved One (Hopes Road Publishing,...


Local author Amy Trueblood straps on her helmet and gets a bit daring with her debut young adult novel, “Nothing But Sky.” It features 18-year-old Grace Lafferty, a wing walker who stuns the crowds with dangerous acrobatics in the sky. The novel follows her chase to get to the 1922 World Aviation Expo until a stunt goes wrong. PHOENIX had the chance to talk to Trueblood before her novel came out on March 27.

Trueblood will be at Changing Hands in Tempe on March 31 at 4 p.m. for her book launch. For more information, go here.


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