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I’m loving this quote from Ms O:

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey

I couldn’t agree more with this next quote:

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

Oprah Winfrey

This next quote really spoke to me:

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

And this last quote is a sentiment that we should all live by methinks.

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.

Oprah Winfrey

She’s such a great example of how far belief in one’s self can get you. All this and she’s a reader too.

Because Your Vampire Said So, by Michele Bardsley

The third title in the Broken Heart, Oklahoma paranormal romantic comedy series (and that’s a mouthful, no?) set in the small town of Broken Heart, Because Your Vampire Said So is my first novel by Ms Bardsley. The series is written in first person, with each novel narrated by its heroine. The series revolves around the single mothers in town, all of whom were turned into vampires during the events of the first book, I’m The Vampire, That’s Why.

In this installment, we learn more about the history of vampires, through short chapters taken from the memoirs of Ruadan, the first vampire and creator of the other six Ancients. These chapters are written by his son, Lorcan, and are quite different, both in tone and content, from the rest of the novel. (more…)