Feisty Family Values

“Absolutely loved your book! Shame on you for trying to pass it off as a ‘women’s book’ when it is actually a ‘people’s book’ with considerable charm and great characterization.” -James M. G., July 2012

“I really enjoyed your book (Feisty Family Values) that I bought last year at the [KAC] conference. A touching story and good read. ”
-Best, Marilyn H. L., Augusts, 2014

“Thank you for the autographed copy of your book [Feisty Family Values]! I started reading it last night and am HOOKED! I can’t wait to pick it up again tonight!” – Sierra P. Scott, TV Host, “It’s ALL Good!”, KSCW Channel 5, Sundays at 7:30 pm

“I just finished your book (Feisty Family Values) about a month ago. I loved it so much I’m getting ready to read it again. I also have that little ‘Feisty’ button you gave me, clipped to the inside of my makeup case. Thanks so much!” -Felicia, Wichita, KS

“Feisty Family Values is quite a gripping story. Not too long to read in a weekend, and captivating enough you don’t want to put it down. Realistic people in realistic situations.” -Kathy P., Pratt, KS

“Just finished your Book, a gift to myself for my B-day. Feisty Family Values. Loved it! Thanks so much for a good read.” -Nellie (Facebook friend)

“Hi Bonnie, My mother in law, Ann K., gave me your book for Christmas. I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed it. It was the book that I read every time I feed my daughter, Olivia. It made the time fly by. Let me know when your next novel comes out. I will look forward to reading it.”~Anna K., Dallas, Texas (Feb.2012)

“Am reading your FFV this weekend–very enjoyable!–and curious if you ever speak for women’s groups here in Wichita. Would love to have you speak for my PEO chapter’s monthly meeting. Thank you so much for considering this.” ~ Kathi F.


Goodreads reviews for Feisty Family Values

“Just wanted to let you know that I just finished reading Feisty Family Values and really enjoyed it. Thanks again for the autographed copy. I’m passing it on to Karry as she wanted to read it next.” – Kathy J., Marion, Iowa (originally from Wichita, KS)

“When I had to put Feisty Family Values down to go to work or to sleep I couldn’t wait to get back to it! If a book can make you laugh and cry (and I did), that is an awesome book. Thank you!”- Virginia A., Ouray, Colorado (formerly of Wichita, KS)

“…I highly recommend Feisty Family Values. This is a very compelling and relateable tale that I had trouble putting down. Everyone knows people like Regina, Tillie and Annabelle.” Deb Hockenberry, Deb’s Book Reviews (read the entire review)

The New Book Review: …”I highly recommend Feisty Family Values. This is a very compelling and relateable tale that I had trouble putting down.” (read the entire review)

Feathered Quill Book Review: “…Every woman should get a copy of Feisty Family Values, cuddle up on her favorite chair, and enjoy the ride.”  (Read the entire review.)

Reader Views: “…Feisty Family Values will make you laugh out loud, but is also a book that will make you think.” (Read the entire review.)

Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz review:  “…Feisty Family Values is a refreshing change of pace for contemporary women’s literature.” (Read the entire review.)

GoodReads.com, Diane Wahto says:”Feisty Family Values…All in all, though, the author treats women of a certain age and the men in their lives with dignity and love.” (Read the entire review.)

Genre Go Round Reviews, Harriet Klausner:  “…fans will still appreciate Feisty Family Values as each of the ensemble cast comes across as genuine.” (Read the entire review.)

The World of Romance, Harriet Klausner: “…fans will still appreciate Feisty Family Values as each of the ensemble cast comes across as genuine.” (Read the entire review.)

Barnes & Noble Product Reviews: “Feisty Family Values…fine family drama…” (Read the entire review.)

Long and Short Romance Reviews (5 out of 5 book rating): “Women, with as many facets as a fine cut diamond, come alive on the pages of Feisty Family Values…” (Read the entire review.)

Amazon.com Customer Reviews (many are 5 stars): “…Feisty Family Values is women’s fiction that handles serious topics with a light touch and, with humorous realism, shows the evolution of a family.” (read all reviews here)

Borders.com Customer Reviews: “Feisty Family Values…I laughed, I cried, and found myself racing toward the finish.” (read all reviews here)

Female In Motion Book Review (blog): “This hen-lit novel is a quick read and full of substance. “Feisty” is a real slice-of-life story, not some pretty thing that’s tied up in a bow in the end. It is hopeful, though, and full of fun.” (Read the entire review.)

Romance Reviews Today:FEISTY FAMILY VALUES will have readers laughing as B. D. Tharp’s tale plays out. The characters could be your neighbors. Regina and Cousin Annabelle have a rocky relationship, but they still stick together as family. The story covers critical topics that haunt us all: breast cancer, alcohol, child and elder abuse, and romance. I wonder if Regina’s mother is turning over in her grave. Enjoy, ladies. (Read the entire review.)

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