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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
1.3253.36The Boyfriend by R. L. Stine
1.2583.57The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
1.2493.67The Dragon Queen by Alice Borchardt
1.2473.09Charmed & Dangerous by Candace Havens
1.2443.56The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2423.2Thirteen by Tonya Pines
1.233.29Empress by Karen Miller
1.2153.52BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker
1.213.52Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
1.2082.51Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland
1.2083.8Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville
1.2073.59Gone with the Witch by Annette Blair
1.1993.19The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1983.17The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
1.1983.28Princess Ai, Vol. 1 by Misaho Kujiradou
1.1953.8Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.1933.22The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula by Roderick Anscombe
1.193.49Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur
1.1843.76Hot Gimmick, Volume 12 by Miki Aihara
1.1733.67Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
1.173.36The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.1663.53Vampire Game, Volume 1 by Judal
1.1653.51Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice
1.1633.67Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul by Jack Canfield
1.1623.69Captive Moon by C. T. Adams
1.1623.53Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
1.1613.4Beauty's Punishment by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1593.32Alichino Vol. 2 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1573.14Alichino Volume 1 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1463.89Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1453.26My Name Is Will: A Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare by Jess Winfield
1.143.49The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein
1.1383.35Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1363.4Runemarks by Joanne Harris
1.1353.62Vampireville by Ellen Schreiber
1.1343.05Touched By Venom: Book One of the Dragon Temple Saga by Janine Cross
1.1343.68Hot Gimmick, Volume 1 by Miki Aihara
1.1333.54Don't Know Much About Mythology: Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Stories in Human History but Never Learned by Kenneth C. Davis
1.1313.7Mistral's Kiss by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.133.55Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki
1.123.57Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield
1.1183.82Ceres: Celestial Legend, Vol. 2: Yūhi by Yuu Watase
1.1173.36The Vampire Shrink by Lynda Hilburn
1.1163.67The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1163.27The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1133.63Goddess of the Night by Lynne Ewing
1.113.5The Betrayal by R. L. Stine
1.1093.57Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
1.1093.4The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.1083.54Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
1.1073.44Covenant with the Vampire by Jeanne Kalogridis
1.1073.66The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1.1073.33Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn
1.1033.62Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
1.1033.61Heart of the Dragon by Gena Showalter
1.1023.64Kissing Coffins by Ellen Schreiber
1.1023.46Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice
1.13.59Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
1.0963.23Exit to Eden by Anne Rampling
1.0873.4Witch & Curse by Nancy Holder
1.0863.62Zen and the Art of Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.0853.41The Corset Diaries by Katie MacAlister
1.0833.72Demon Diary Vol. 7 by Lee Yun Hee
1.0833.6Firethorn by Sarah Micklem
1.0813.75A Stroke of Midnight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.36The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
1.083.8A Kiss of Shadows by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.83Lover Enshrined by J.R. Ward
1.0793.78New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0793.77The Oath by Frank Peretti
1.0793.87Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 11 by Kaori Yuki
1.0773.82Wit'ch Fire by James Clemens
1.0742.79Stupid American History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions by Leland Gregory
1.0743.58Absolute Fear by Lisa Jackson
1.0733.46True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
1.0694.06Death Note, Volume 12: Finis by Tsugumi Ohba
1.0693.4Blow Me Down by Katie MacAlister
1.0683.7Paradise by Toni Morrison
1.0673.65The Mummy or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice
1.0673.93Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.0653.43The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
1.0653.35The Ruins by Scott Smith
1.0634.13Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
1.0623.27Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice
1.0613.67The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts
1.063.61Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
1.0583.9Basara, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tamura
1.0583.78Seduced by Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0583.83Girl Got Game, Vol. 1 by Shizuru Seino
1.0563.6A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
1.0563.42Garden of shadows by V.C. Andrews
1.0563.96Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 10 by Kaori Yuki
1.0553.86A Lick of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0533.89Seraphs by Faith Hunter
1.0523.92Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
1.0513.51Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
1.053.15Death of a Darklord by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0493.89Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.0483.83Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, The First Death 1-2 by Laurell K. Hamilton
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