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BOOK REVIEW

MIMI by Carol Baicker-McKee
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2008

"Baicker-McKee is an author-illustrator to watch. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Mimi is a charming piglet with two favorite possessions: her bunny toy and her pet roly-poly bug, Frank. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Voyeuristic and occasionally fascinating."
Kiss-and-tell memoir about the author's affair with President John F. Kennedy, beginning when she was a White House intern in 1962. Read full book review >

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MIMI by Lucy Ellmann
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"Ellman's use of visuals and wordplay, as well as her comic sensibility, is very much a matter of taste, though her tone strongly implies that the readers who don't get her are merely plebeians anyway."
Another self-consciously erudite comedy from Ellmann (Doctors and Nurses, 2006, etc.), this time a romance about a plastic surgeon whose love for a good woman helps him take stock. Read full book review >

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MIMI by John Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Unassuming prose does the trick for this sad and funny tale with a warm ending. (Fiction. 8-10)"
A family struggles to get back on track after a bereavement. Read full book review >

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Mimi  by Eric Karell
ROMANCE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Fans of Larry Flynt-era fiction will likely be entertained by this melodramatic tale of sex, decadence and codependency."
Debut author Karell offers a story about a steamy love affair between a young, talented lawyer and an ill-fated actress. Read full book review >

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MIMI by Marc Simont
Released: Nov. 3, 1954

"It is original; try it for yourself."
The more one thinks about it the sillier this story becomes, and yet as one reads one accepts the impossible. Read full book review >

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BRAVA, MIMI! by Helga Bansch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The illustrations are colorful and incorporate both touches of collage and different textures of paints, and the animals are quite appealing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Alas, poor Mimi the Mouse. Read full book review >

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JAKE & MIMI by Frank Baldwin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 4, 2002

"From its cover of a naked and bound woman to its senseless climax: a grievously misguided effort."
From the author of a previous pedestrian novel about a paralegal who gambles to make himself feel alive (Balling the Jack, 1997) comes a bizarrely flat, cynical, and moronically repugnant narrative about a young stud who finds his life's purpose in stalking, seducing, then sexually torturing women. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Easy to read, with lots of laughs and a few life lessons along the way. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A purple and pink friendship punctuates three short stories for young ones. Read full book review >

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Mimi Plus Two by Whitney Dineen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 27, 2016

"A charming tale of marriage, motherhood, an extended family, and a royal one."
Having a fiance/baby daddy who's a relative of the royal family ratchets up a young woman's stress level as she makes plans to get married and give birth in this chick-lit romp. Read full book review >

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MIMI SAYS NO by Yih-Fen Chou
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Add this title to large collections; leave Mimi Loves to Mimic behind and hunt up Frank Asch's classic Just Like Daddy (1981) instead. (Picture book. 2-4)"
In this twinned salute to toddler traditions, one entry swims and the other flounders. Read full book review >

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MIMI & PIGGY’S ADVENTURE IN VENICE by Chisato Tashiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Complete with a map and a list of sights, this is part guidebook, part encouraging advice book for future independent adventurers. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Tiny stuffed-animal besties Mimi and Piggy take a long-awaited voyage to Venice. Read full book review >