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.

1.4162.6Asterix and the Falling Sky by Albert Uderzo
1.3563.72Magic Tree House #15: Viking Ships at Sunrise by Mary Pope Osborne
1.3113.93The History of Zadig, or Destiny: An Oriental Tale by Voltaire
1.2854.22Dot and Anton by Erich Kästner
1.2723.38Phantom Of The Auditorium by R. L. Stine
1.2713.35Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan
1.2622.47Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody by Michael Gerber
1.2383.57Lautlos by Frank Schätzing
1.2323.54La Révolution des fourmis by Bernard Werber
1.213.73The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq
1.2013.79The Haunted School by R. L. Stine
1.1973.3Night of the Living Dummy by R. L. Stine
1.1963.45Vollidiot by Tommy Jaud
1.1943.67Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq
1.1913.65The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
1.1893.82Magic Tree House #18: Buffalo Before Breakfast by Mary Pope Osborne
1.1853.73Für jede Lösung ein Problem by Kerstin Gier
1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.1673.39Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps: How We're Different and What to Do About It by Allan Pease
1.1633.3The White Masai by Corinne Hofmann
1.1623.78Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman
1.1583.05In the Cut by Susanna Moore
1.1553.72The Lady of Abu Simbel by Christian Jacq
1.143.4The Prophecy of the Stones by Flavia Bujor
1.1373.7The Journeys of Socrates: An Adventure by Dan Millman
1.1373.4Tintin in America by Hergé
1.1353.45Ceux qui vont mourir te saluent by Fred Vargas
1.1343.57Runaway Horse by Martin Walser
1.1333.64The eternal temple by Christian Jacq
1.1283.54The son of light by Christian Jacq
1.1263.73Eragon by Christopher Paolini
1.1263.55Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho
1.1243.46Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Stephen C. Lundin
1.1233.23The Sky Is Falling with Bonus Material by Sidney Sheldon
1.1183.81Great Virtues by André Comte-Sponville
1.1173.19Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
1.1123.15Monster Blood by R. L. Stine
1.1123.24Resturlaub by Tommy Jaud
1.1093.28The Solomon Sisters Wise Up by Melissa Senate
1.1073.44The First Century After Beatrice by Amin Maalouf
1.1073.67The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1.1053.47The Wave by Todd Strasser
1.1053.25Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
1.13.13Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell
1.0943.77The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
1.0913.41The Pilgrimage: A Contemporary Quest for Ancient Wisdom by Paulo Coelho
1.0883.65Salt On Our Skin by Benoîte Groult
1.0883.46Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon by Diana L. Paxson
1.0853.66Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
1.0833.51Mondscheintarif by Ildikó von Kürthy
1.0813.84The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.0773.61If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern
1.0774.04Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann
1.0713.63Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
1.0673.45Paris in the Twentieth Century by Jules Verne
1.0653.74True West by Sam Shepard
1.0653.73The Mystery of the Screaming Clock by Robert Arthur
1.0643.79Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody
1.0623.67Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern
1.0593.84History of Beauty by Umberto Eco
1.0573.78The Swarm by Frank Schätzing
1.0552.95Tintin in the Congo by Hergé
1.0543.33Are You Experienced? by William Sutcliffe
1.0523.56Le Jour des fourmis by Bernard Werber
1.0483.46I dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann
1.0473.61Lisey's Story by Stephen King
1.0463.62The English Roses by Madonna
1.0453.5Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark
1.0423.7The Pinballs by Betsy Byars
1.0423.32Deception Point by Dan Brown
1.043.45Attack of the Mutant by R. L. Stine
1.043.29Friday and Robinson: life on Esperanza Island by Michel Tournier
1.0393.87Märchenmond. Eine phantastische Geschichte. ( Ab 12 J.) by Wolfgang Hohlbein
1.0383.84The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
1.0373.53The Postman by Antonio Skármeta
1.0333.76The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth
1.0323.71Asterix and the Magic Carpet by Albert Uderzo
1.0323.22Back from Africa by Corinne Hofmann
1.033.87Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher
1.033.19The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury
1.033.74PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
1.0293.36The Regulators by Richard Bachman
1.0273.96The tree of knowledge : the biological roots of human understanding by Humberto R. Maturana
1.0243.54The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes
1.0233.61Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher
1.0223.47Golden Buddha by Clive Cussler
1.0213.74The Blessing Stone by Barbara Wood
1.023.82The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
1.0173.94How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
1.0142.67The Mosaic Crimes by Giulio Leoni
1.0123.64Curses! Broiled Again!: The Hottest Urban Legends Going by Jan Harold Brunvand
1.0123.87Open Season by Linda Howard
1.0083.68The Wedding by Dorothy West
1.0073.39The End of Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher
1.0053.81The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof by Annie M. G. Schmidt
1.0053.77Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch
1.0053.35The Eleventh Plague by John S. Marr
1.0043.29The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell
1.0033.78The Fire Raisers by Max Frisch
1.0033.46Cell by Stephen King
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