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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
1.3952.9Fortune of Fear by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3942.96Death Quest by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3883.26White Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader
1.3842.88Villainy Victorious by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3752.96Voyage of Vengeance by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3672.98The Invaders Plan by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3373.2The Enemy Within by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3342.82An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3323.66The Dark Age by Traci Harding
1.3273.28Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2983.61The Standing Dead by Ricardo Pinto
1.2942.55The Thomas Berryman Number by James Patterson
1.2872.98Black Genesis by L. Ron Hubbard
1.282.99Regina's Song by David Eddings
1.2752.91The Doomed Planet by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2662.97Disaster by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2642.71Planet Of Twilight by Barbara Hambly
1.2573.74Daddy by Loup Durand
1.2483.39The Mask of the Enchantress by Victoria Holt
1.2323.71Masters of Reality by Traci Harding
1.2273.02Season Of The Machete by James Patterson
1.2053.69Wizard of the Pigeons by Robin Hobb
1.2043.16The Turing Option (Questar Science Fiction) by Harry Harrison
1.2023.47Refugee by Piers Anthony
1.2013.06The New Rebellion by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
1.1973.64The Curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts
1.1963.62Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
1.1942.82Children Of The Jedi by Barbara Hambly
1.1933.63Eye of the Tiger (Shifter Chronicles Book 3) by Wilbur Smith
1.1852.62The Crystal Star by Vonda McIntyre
1.1843.29The Galaxy Primes by E. E. Smith
1.1813.49A Shadow on the Glass by Ian Irvine
1.1812.53Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell
1.1793.29Don't Fall Off the Mountain by Shirley MacLaine
1.1793.44What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George
1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.1773.45The Number of the Beast by Robert A. Heinlein
1.1763.68Out on a Limb by Shirley MacLaine
1.1743.57Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back by Donald F. Glut
1.1713.44Total Recall by Piers Anthony
1.173.49The Chosen by Ricardo Pinto
1.173.38Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell by David Michaels
1.173.82An Echo in Time: Atlantis by Traci Harding
1.1693.27Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins
1.1693.33Virtual Mode by Piers Anthony
1.1633.23Courtship Of Princess Leia, The by Dave Wolverton
1.1613.46The Redemption of Althalus by David Eddings
1.1573.76Circle of the Moon by Barbara Hambly
1.1572.76Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell
1.1573.19The Road to Mars by Eric Idle
1.1563.51One by Richard Bach
1.1532.77The Younger Gods by David Eddings
1.1523.47Rage by Wilbur Smith
1.1523.62Lord Foul's bane by Stephen R. Donaldson
1.1493.39A Heroine of the World by Tanith Lee
1.1493.63The Bridge Across Forever: A True Love Story by Richard Bach
1.1483.36I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein
1.1473.72The Time of the Hunter's Moon by Victoria Holt
1.1452.91Firefly by Piers Anthony
1.1433.09Last Starfighter, The by Alan Dean Foster
1.1433.49Divine Evil by Nora Roberts
1.1423.51The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico
1.1423.62There's No Such Place as Far Away by Richard Bach
1.1423.3The Colour of Her Panties by Piers Anthony
1.1413.51DoOon Mode by Piers Anthony
1.143.65The Jester by James Patterson
1.1393San Andreas by Alistair MacLean
1.1392.93Santorini by Alistair MacLean
1.1383.35Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1373.61Power of the Sword by Wilbur Smith
1.1353.5Out of My Mind: The Discovery of Saunders-Vixen by Richard Bach
1.1343.01Shield of Lies by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1333.22The Testament by Eric Van Lustbader
1.1333.49The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
1.1313.25Vision of Tarot by Piers Anthony
1.133.57Brandenburg by Glenn Meade
1.1273.71The Wild Road by Gabriel King
1.1272.84Darksaber by Kevin Anderson
1.1273.45The Lake House by James Patterson
1.1263.01Tyrant's Test by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1253.26Warrior Woman: The Adventures Of Zadieyek Of Gyre by Marion Zimmer Bradley
1.1233.29The Dark Side of the Sun by Terry Pratchett
1.1223.73Isle of Woman by Piers Anthony
1.1223.47Elephant Song by Wilbur Smith
1.1213.55Phaze Doubt by Piers Anthony
1.123.24To Be the Best by Barbara Taylor Bradford
1.1183.28The Diamond Hunters by Wilbur Smith
1.1173.57Mind-Speaker's Call by Gayle Greeno
1.1173.35The Road to Gandolfo by Robert Ludlum
1.1173.2Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
1.1163.19The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy
1.1153.16Carnivores of Light and Darkness by Alan Dean Foster
1.1133.93Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
1.1123.42Macroscope by Piers Anthony
1.1073.52Demons Don't Dream by Piers Anthony
1.1063.44Ghost Legion by Margaret Weis
1.1053.27Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
1.1053.76Tetrarch by Ian Irvine
1.1023.69The Burning Shore by Wilbur A. Smith
1.13.13Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell
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