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.

1.3952.94Fortune of Fear by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3943.01Death Quest by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3883.23White Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader
1.3843.02Villainy Victorious by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3753.02Voyage of Vengeance by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3672.99The Invaders Plan by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3373.21The Enemy Within by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3342.85An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard
1.3323.67The Dark Age by Traci Harding
1.3273.3Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2983.63The Standing Dead by Ricardo Pinto
1.2942.51The Thomas Berryman Number by James Patterson
1.2873.02Black Genesis by L. Ron Hubbard
1.283Regina's Song by David Eddings
1.2752.94The Doomed Planet by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2663.03Disaster by L. Ron Hubbard
1.2642.7Planet of Twilight by Barbara Hambly
1.2573.74Daddy by Loup Durand
1.2483.4The Mask of the Enchantress by Victoria Holt
1.2323.76Masters of Reality by Traci Harding
1.2273.04Season of the Machete by James Patterson
1.2053.68Wizard of the Pigeons by Robin Hobb
1.2043.2The Turing Option (Questar Science Fiction) by Harry Harrison
1.2023.49Refugee by Piers Anthony
1.2013.06The New Rebellion by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
1.1973.65The Curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts
1.1963.61Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
1.1942.84Children of the Jedi by Barbara Hambly
1.1933.62Eye of the Tiger (Shifter Chronicles Book 3) by Wilbur Smith
1.1852.63The Crystal Star by Vonda McIntyre
1.1843.39The Galaxy Primes by E. E. Smith
1.1813.49A Shadow on the Glass by Ian Irvine
1.1812.54Isle 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
1.1763.65Out on a Limb by Shirley MacLaine
1.1743.53Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back by Donald F. Glut
1.1713.45Total Recall by Piers Anthony
1.173.51The Chosen by Ricardo Pinto
1.173.38Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell by David Michaels
1.173.83An Echo in Time: Atlantis by Traci Harding
1.1693.33Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins
1.1693.31Virtual Mode by Piers Anthony
1.1633.23The Courtship of Princess Leia by Dave Wolverton
1.1613.45The Redemption of Althalus by David Eddings
1.1573.78Circle of the Moon by Barbara Hambly
1.1572.75Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell
1.1573.19The Road to Mars by Eric Idle
1.1563.52One by Richard Bach
1.1532.76The Younger Gods by David Eddings
1.1523.47Rage by Wilbur Smith
1.1523.64Lord Foul's Bane by Stephen R. Donaldson
1.1493.39A Heroine of the World by Tanith Lee
1.1493.62The Bridge Across Forever: A True Love Story by Richard Bach
1.1483.35I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein
1.1473.75The Time of the Hunter's Moon by Victoria Holt
1.1452.93Firefly by Piers Anthony
1.1433.09Last Starfighter, The by Alan Dean Foster
1.1433.51Divine Evil by Nora Roberts
1.1423.44The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico
1.1423.6There'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
1.143.63The Jester by James Patterson
1.1392.98San 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
1.1353.52Out of My Mind: The Discovery of Saunders-Vixen by Richard Bach
1.1343.02Shield of Lies by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1333.22The Testament by Eric Van Lustbader
1.1333.5The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
1.1313.23Vision of Tarot by Piers Anthony
1.133.54Brandenburg by Glenn Meade
1.1273.71The Wild Road by Gabriel King
1.1272.82Darksaber by Kevin Anderson
1.1273.45The Lake House by James Patterson
1.1263.02Tyrant's Test by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
1.1253.26Warrior Woman: The Adventures Of Zadieyek Of Gyre by Marion Zimmer Bradley
1.1233.28The Dark Side of the Sun by Terry Pratchett
1.1223.76Isle of Woman by Piers Anthony
1.1223.47Elephant Song by Wilbur Smith
1.1213.54Phaze Doubt by Piers Anthony
1.123.33To Be the Best by Barbara Taylor Bradford
1.1183.32The Diamond Hunters by Wilbur Smith
1.1173.57Mind-Speaker's Call by Gayle Greeno
1.1173.38The Road to Gandolfo by Robert Ludlum
1.1173.19Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
1.1163.19The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy
1.1153.13Carnivores of Light and Darkness by Alan Dean Foster
1.1133.94Wizard'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
1.1053.25Skipping 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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