Persian Necromancer in Tahereh Mafi’s Whichwood

Based more on Persian folklore, Whichwood tells the story of Layla, a mordeshoor who washes the dead and sends their spirits off to the next world. And by washing the dead, I mean that she washes the bodies in a tub, hangs them on a clothesline to dry, and then plucks a rose petal out of her mouth.

Beta Readers

Beta readers are meant to edit your work. They can focus on different things, depending on their skill level and your needs/desires. But one thing's for sure: a good beta reader is worth their weight in gold.

Want green card, will marry

I love how the couple grows--of course, it's all cliche, he being a reserved, brooding man, and she a friendly, bubbly woman. But there's something about the two of them together that had me reading the book all day long. And of course, there's drama. And the drama really spiced things up a bit.