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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
1.2343.09Superstitious by R. L. Stine
1.1954.04Black and Blue Magic by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
1.1272.83Darksaber by Kevin Anderson
1.0783.69Phantoms by Dean Koontz
1.0663.95Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties And Cats Gone Bad by Jim Edgar
1.0583.79Strangers by Dean Koontz
1.0473.29The Voice of the Night by Dean Koontz
1.0463.36Icebound by Dean Koontz
1.0443.84Fear Nothing by Dean Koontz
1.0373.55The Servants of Twilight by Dean Koontz
1.0323.47The Face of Fear by Dean Koontz
0.9984.01Watchers by Dean Koontz
0.9963.83House of Stairs by William Sleator
0.9933.83Superfudge by Judy Blume
0.9863.58Strange Highways by Dean Koontz
0.9853.36Cold Fire by Dean Koontz
0.983.48The Lost World by Michael Crichton
0.9753.41Darkfall by Dean Koontz
0.9723.9Seize the Night by Dean Koontz
0.9593.53Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz
0.9563.92Lightning by Dean Koontz
0.9543.62Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great by Judy Blume
0.9524.08It by Stephen King
0.953.57Garfield Bigger Than Life by Jim Davis
0.9433.62The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
0.9363.57Dreaming In Code by Scott Rosenberg
0.9353.75The Dead Zone by Stephen King
0.9314Bunnicula by Deborah Howe
0.933.57Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution by Glyn Moody
0.9253.58The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz
0.9243.76Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel by Scott Adams
0.9224.11The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White
0.9163.72Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
0.9113.86Stuart Little by E. B. White
0.913.56Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides) by Frederick H. Pough
0.9083.75Skeleton Crew by Stephen King
0.9013.57I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It by Barbara Sher
0.8984.11When True Night Falls by C. S. Friedman
0.8943.66Lust Killer: Updated Edition (Signet True Crime) by Ann Rule
0.893.71Expiration Date by Tim Powers
0.8884.19Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
0.8864.05The Great Waldo Search by Martin Handford
0.883.32The Eyes of Darkness by Dean Koontz
0.8694.17Stalking Darkness by Lynn Flewelling
0.8454.35The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King
0.8364.37The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
0.8183.42The Vision by Dean Koontz
0.8073.91Madness: A Bipolar Life by Marya Hornbacher
0.8033.8Fugitive from the Cubicle Police by Scott Adams
0.83.98Where's Waldo? by Martin Handford
0.7984.1Where's Wally Now? by Martin Handford
0.7623.91The People's Almanac Presents the Book of Lists No. 2 by Irving Wallace
0.7253.79The Best American Science Writing 2007 by Gina Kolata
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