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.

1.2093.21Rhymes With Witches by Lauren Myracle
1.1713.59The Clique by Lisi Harrison
1.1623.5Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
1.1283.21L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad
1.1273.61The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
1.1033.6Wicked by Gregory Maguire
1.0933.48Shadow Baby by Alison McGhee
1.0813.83The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.0693.62Anthem by Ayn Rand
1.0683.53Forever... by Judy Blume
1.0633.67Our Town by Thornton Wilder
1.0593.91The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.0513.56Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
1.053.81The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Miguel Ruiz
1.0483.54The Possibility of Fireflies by Dominique Paul
1.0483.76Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan
1.0443.46Poseur #1 (Poseur Novel) by Rachel Maude
1.0353.71Marked by P. C. Cast
1.0183.88The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.0153.74Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1.0093.93Invasion of the Boy Snatchers by Lisi Harrison
1.0073.71The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
1.0073.81Old Magic by Marianne Curley
1.0063.82The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
1.0023.72Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
0.9993.26Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire
0.9943.97The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
0.9923.98Best Friends for Never by Lisi Harrison
0.9833.79Tithe by Holly Black
0.9823.78Messenger by Lois Lowry
0.9763.64Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
0.9724.06Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
0.9683.52Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
0.9653.6Looks by Madeleine George
0.9633.88The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
0.9623.92Life of Pi by Yann Martel
0.963.67AntiCraft: Knitting, Beading and Stitching for the Slightly Sinister by Renée Rigdon
0.9593.84Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
0.9584.01Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.9453.76A Song for Summer by Eva Ibbotson
0.9353.91Mythology by Edith Hamilton
0.9333.82The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
0.9284.02The Revenge of the Wannabes by Lisi Harrison
0.9273.91Heidi by Johanna Spyri
0.9173.78Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter by Alison Hansel
0.9153.71Sweet 16 by Kate Brian
0.913.97The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong
0.9013.58The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
0.93.99The Pretty Committee Strikes Back by Lisi Harrison
0.8983.96Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.8963.88The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
0.8963.91How Not to Be Popular by Jennifer Ziegler
0.8933.99Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.8934.08Sealed with a Diss by Lisi Harrison
0.8923.96Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
0.8863.6Dramarama by E. Lockhart
0.8854.27Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
0.8814.16Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.8724.03Bratfest at Tiffany's by Lisi Harrison
0.8714.09Emma by Jane Austen
0.873.35The Fold by An Na
0.8633.7Ultra Maniac, Vol. 1 by Wataru Yoshizumi
0.8614.26Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.863.98Finding Cassie Crazy by Jaclyn Moriarty
0.8583.62The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
0.8584.21The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
0.8573.87Good girls by Laura Ruby
0.8524.23Persuasion by Jane Austen
0.8514.16The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
0.8514.07Holes by Louis Sachar
0.8434.03Dial L for Loser by Lisi Harrison
0.8364.31The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
0.8163.99Coraline by Neil Gaiman
0.8164.42Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.8114.2Looking for Alaska by John Green
0.8083.92Scarf Style: Innovative to Traditional, 31 Inspirational Styles to Knit and Crochet by Pam Allen
0.8063.31Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle
0.8044.35Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.7964.02Paper Towns by John Green
0.7944.35Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.7854.39Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.7153.99Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
0.6774.22Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
0.6533.88Ultra Maniac, Vol. 2 by Wataru Yoshizumi
0.6474.37The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
0.6124Ultra Maniac, Vol. 3 by Wataru Yoshizumi
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