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.

1.783.27The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith
1.3233.78Cat Raise the Dead by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
1.2743.11Why I'm Afraid of Bees by R. L. Stine
1.2723.38Phantom Of The Auditorium by R. L. Stine
1.2642.7Planet of Twilight by Barbara Hambly
1.2593.2It Came from Beneath the Sink! by R. L. Stine
1.2553.68The rage and the pride by Oriana Fallaci
1.2443.5The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2243.37Haunted Mask II by R. L. Stine
1.223.34Stay 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
1.1973.3Night of the Living Dummy by R. L. Stine
1.1953.77Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.1942.84Children of the Jedi by Barbara Hambly
1.1923.54A Night in Terror Tower by R. L. Stine
1.1852.63The Crystal Star by Vonda McIntyre
1.1823.77Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
1.1813.77Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.1763.45Say Cheese and Die - Again! by R. L. Stine
1.1763.38Monster Blood III by R. L. Stine
1.1753.28Say Cheese and Die! by R. L. Stine
1.1723.36The Cestus Deception by Steven Barnes
1.1713.65Incident at Hawk's Hill by Allan W. Eckert
1.1713.27The Barking Ghost by R. L. Stine
1.1633.23The Courtship of Princess Leia by Dave Wolverton
1.1593.2Be Careful What You Wish For... by R. L. Stine
1.1563.42Welcome to Dead House by R. L. Stine
1.1553.34The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
1.1553.84Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
1.1553.08Shadow Academy by Kevin J. Anderson
1.1543.79I, Jedi by Michael A. Stackpole
1.1533.65Lightsabers by Kevin J. Anderson
1.1523.49Gallows Hill (Laurel-Leaf Books) by Lois Duncan
1.1513.35I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan
1.1513.62The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis
1.1513.59The Rising Force by Dave Wolverton
1.153.15Sour Puss by Rita Mae Brown
1.1483.39Night of the Living Dummy III by R. L. Stine
1.1473.83Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.1473.34Bless the Beasts and Children by Glendon Swarthout
1.1463.85Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1374.1How Children Fail by John Holt
1.1363.35Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare
1.1343.64The Third Eye by Lois Duncan
1.1343.02Shield of Lies by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1333.26The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight by R. L. Stine
1.1333.79Once Upon a Summer Day by Dennis L. McKiernan
1.1323.37Night of the Living Dummy II by R. L. Stine
1.1313.31How to Live with a Neurotic Cat by Stephen Baker
1.133.06Before the Storm by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.133.23The Haunted Mask by R. L. Stine
1.1272.82Darksaber by Kevin Anderson
1.1263.02Tyrant's Test by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1192.9The Adventures of Lando Calrissian by L. Neil Smith
1.1183.54Dragonworld by Byron Preiss
1.1173.57Mind-Speaker's Call by Gayle Greeno
1.1163.63The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1153.45The Cuckoo Clock of Doom by R. L. Stine
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1123.15Monster Blood by R. L. Stine
1.113.47The 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
1.1063.39Omen by Christie Golden
1.1033.61Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
1.1023.16The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine
1.1023.14Tales from the New Republic by Peter Schweighofer
1.1023.32Monster Blood II by R. L. Stine
1.1013.61Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan
1.1013.63One 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
1.0993.36Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones by R. A. Salvatore
1.0973.55The Way of the Apprentice by Jude Watson
1.0963.26Jedi Twilight by Michael Reaves
1.0963.73Calico Bush by Rachel Field
1.0943.36In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made by Norman F. Cantor
1.0943.23Dark Apprentice by Kevin Anderson
1.0933.33Heirs of the Force by Kevin J. Anderson
1.0913.51The Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R. L. Stine
1.0883.31The Ghost Next Door by R. L. Stine
1.0873.87The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution by Ayn Rand
1.0863.42The Han Solo Adventures by Brian Daley
1.0853.49One Day at Horrorland by R. L. Stine
1.0843.66Ghost Beach by R. L. Stine
1.0813.44Ransom by Lois Duncan
1.0813.38Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
1.083.12The Approaching Storm by Alan Dean Foster
1.083.96The Paradiso by Dante Alighieri
1.0793.74New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0783.57Cat on the Edge by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
1.0773.36Tales 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
1.0673.55Shadows of the Empire by Steve Perry
1.0663.28Let's Get Invisible! by R. L. Stine
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