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Controversial Books

This page shows your 100 most controversial books, as measured by the standard deviation of members star ratings. (This is also the source of the Zeitgeist category "25 Books People Can't Agree on.") To be included, a book must have been rated at least 20 times. Work titles are given.

Standard
Deviation
RatingTitle
1.783.3The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ (Official Edition) by Joseph Smith
1.3233.78Cat Raise the Dead by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
1.2743.03Why I'm Afraid of Bees by R. L. Stine
1.2723.33Phantom Of The Auditorium by R. L. Stine
1.2642.71Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly
1.2593.2It Came from Beneath the Sink! by R. L. Stine
1.2553.65The rage and the pride by Oriana Fallaci
1.2443.54The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2243.31Haunted Mask II by R. L. Stine
1.223.31Stay Out of the Basement by R. L. Stine
1.2013.06The New Rebellion by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
1.1983.52The Force Unleashed (Star Wars) by Sean Williams
1.1973.32Night of the Living Dummy by R. L. Stine
1.1953.76Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.1942.82Children Of The Jedi by Barbara Hambly
1.1923.49A Night in Terror Tower by R. L. Stine
1.1852.62The Crystal Star by Vonda McIntyre
1.1823.78Gargantua and Pantagruel by Fran├žois Rabelais
1.1813.78Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.1763.44Say Cheese and Die - Again! by R. L. Stine
1.1763.34Monster Blood III by R. L. Stine
1.1753.24Say Cheese and Die! by R. L. Stine
1.1723.38The Cestus Deception by Steven Barnes
1.1713.63Incident at Hawk's Hill by Allan W. Eckert
1.1713.22The Barking Ghost by R. L. Stine
1.1633.23Courtship Of Princess Leia, The by Dave Wolverton
1.1593.17Be Careful What You Wish For... by R. L. Stine
1.1563.41Welcome to Dead House by R. L. Stine
1.1553.38The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
1.1553.83Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
1.1553.06Shadow Academy by Kevin J. Anderson
1.1543.79I, Jedi by Michael A. Stackpole
1.1533.58Lightsabers by Kevin J. Anderson
1.1523.51Gallows Hill (Laurel-Leaf Books) by Lois Duncan
1.1513.36I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan
1.1513.66The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis
1.1513.6The Rising Force by Dave Wolverton
1.153.17Sour Puss by Rita Mae Brown
1.1483.38Night of the Living Dummy III by R. L. Stine
1.1473.82Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.1473.3Bless the Beasts and Children by Glendon Swarthout
1.1463.84Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1374.11How Children Fail by John Holt
1.1363.34Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare
1.1343.67The Third Eye by Lois Duncan
1.1343.01Shield of Lies by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1333.24The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight by R. L. Stine
1.1333.79Once Upon a Summer Day by Dennis L. McKiernan
1.1323.32Night of the Living Dummy II by R. L. Stine
1.1313.35How to Live with a Neurotic Cat by Stephen Baker
1.133.05Before the Storm by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.133.19The Haunted Mask by R. L. Stine
1.1272.84Darksaber by Kevin Anderson
1.1263.01Tyrant's Test by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1192.95The Adventures of Lando Calrissian by L. Neil Smith
1.1183.54Dragonworld by Byron Preiss
1.1173.57Mind-Speaker's Call by Gayle Greeno
1.1163.66The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1153.34The Cuckoo Clock of Doom by R. L. Stine
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1123.13Monster Blood by R. L. Stine
1.113.55The Betrayal by R. L. Stine
1.1093.37Deep Trouble by R. L. Stine
1.1073.58The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
1.1063.15The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1.1063.4Omen by Christie Golden
1.1033.6Wicked by Gregory Maguire
1.1023.17The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine
1.1023.13Tales from the New Republic by Peter Schweighofer
1.1023.24Monster Blood II by R. L. Stine
1.1013.61Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan
1.1013.67One Day in September: The Full Story of the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and the Israeli Revenge Operation "Wrath of Go by Simon Reeve
1.13.63The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
1.0993.38Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones by R. A. Salvatore
1.0973.53The Way of the Apprentice by Jude Watson
1.0963.27Jedi Twilight by Michael Reaves
1.0963.73Calico Bush by Rachel Field
1.0943.35In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made by Norman F. Cantor
1.0943.23Dark Apprentice by Kevin Anderson
1.0933.28Heirs Of The Force by Kevin J. Anderson
1.0913.46The Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R. L. Stine
1.0883.35The Ghost Next Door by R. L. Stine
1.0873.85The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution by Ayn Rand
1.0863.45The Han Solo Adventures by Brian Daley
1.0853.52One Day at Horrorland by R. L. Stine
1.0843.69Ghost Beach by R. L. Stine
1.0813.42Ransom by Lois Duncan
1.0813.35Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
1.083.11The Approaching Storm by Alan Dean Foster
1.083.97The Paradiso by Dante Alighieri
1.0793.73New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0783.54Cat on the Edge by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
1.0773.34Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina by Kevin J. Anderson
1.0733.59Survivor's Quest by Timothy Zahn
1.0683.89Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.0673.2Champions Of The Force by Kevin J. Anderson
1.0673.58The Defenders of the Dead by Jude Watson
1.0673.57Shadows Of The Empire by Steve Perry
1.0663.24Let's Get Invisible! by R. L. Stine
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