Angel Hill's blog

That's Disgusting!

Why Dogs Eat PoopKids love books about poop, boogers, and slime.  Why shouldn't adults?  Francesca Gould and David Haviland bring this engrossing genre to adults with their latest book Why Dogs Eat Poop & Other Useless or Gross Information about the Animal Kingdom.  Don't think this is relevant for adults today?  Take a look at the section entitled "Are Cows' Farts a Major Cause of Climate Change?".

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Most Popular Adult Fiction Titles This Year

If you're in between books and looking for a new author to try, why not give in to peer pressure.  These are the 10 most checked-out titles for new adult fiction this year:

Home for a SpellHome for a Spell by Madelyn Alt

A Dead Man's SecretA Dead Man's Secret by Simon Beaufort

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New Book Club at the Katy Library

Book Club?  (clipart by clker.com)Beginning in January, the Katy Library will launch a new book club, and we want YOU to join us!  Please contact us by commenting here, calling the branch, or stopping in to let us know what days, what times, and what types of books you're interested in.  (So far, the responses have been for an evening group on a weekday reading a variety of topics.) 

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Mystery Book Club Meeting

Watch Me DieDon't miss the monthly meeting of Katy's Mystery Book Club this Saturday, November 5 at 10:30am.  The selection this month is Watch Me Die by Erica Spindler

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Do You See the Gorilla?

The Invisible GorillaOur minds deceive us.  We can be looking right at something but not see it.  We can remember details about an event but be completely mistaken.  We can believe someone because they're confident, not because they're knowledgeable.  Our minds deceive us.  Take a look at The Invisible Gorilla: and Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons.  Better yet, watch the video this book is based on.  Then, if you're like me, you'll HAVE to read the book.

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