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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
1.3253.33The Boyfriend by R. L. Stine
1.2583.43The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
1.2493.62The Dragon Queen by Alice Borchardt
1.2473.14Charmed & Dangerous by Candace Havens
1.2443.54The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2423.29Thirteen by Tonya Pines
1.233.35Empress by Karen Miller
1.2153.48BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker
1.213.58Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
1.2082.53Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland
1.2083.79Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville
1.2073.53Gone With The Witch by Annette Blair
1.1993.17The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1983.2The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
1.1983.34Princess Ai, Vol. 1 by Misaho Kujiradou
1.1953.76Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.1933.22The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula by Roderick Anscombe
1.193.45Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur
1.1843.77Hot Gimmick, Volume 12 by Miki Aihara
1.1733.63Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
1.173.37The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.1663.5Vampire Game, Volume 1 by Judal
1.1653.51Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice
1.1633.64Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul by Jack Canfield
1.1623.64Captive Moon by C. T. Adams
1.1623.5Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
1.1613.41Beauty's Punishment by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1593.33Alichino, Volume 2 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1573.2Alichino, Volume 1 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1463.84Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1453.24My Name Is Will: A Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare by Jess Winfield
1.143.46The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein
1.1383.35Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1363.41Runemarks by Joanne Harris
1.1353.6Vampireville by Ellen Schreiber
1.1343.02Touched By Venom: Book One of the Dragon Temple Saga by Janine Cross
1.1343.63Hot Gimmick, Volume 1 by Miki Aihara
1.1333.58Don't Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis
1.1313.72Mistral's Kiss by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.133.52Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki
1.123.61Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield
1.1183.81Ceres: Celestial Legend, Vol. 2: Yūhi by Yuu Watase
1.1173.37The Vampire Shrink (Kismet Knight, Vampire Psychologist series) by Lynda Hilburn
1.1163.66The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1163.3The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1133.55Goddess of the Night by Lynne Ewing
1.113.55The Betrayal by R. L. Stine
1.1093.59Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
1.1093.39The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.1083.54Flowers In The Attic by V. C. Andrews
1.1073.4Covenant with the Vampire by Jeanne Kalogridis
1.1073.67The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1.1073.36Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn
1.1033.6Wicked by Gregory Maguire
1.1033.57Heart of the Dragon by Gena Showalter
1.1023.65Kissing Coffins by Ellen Schreiber
1.1023.47Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice
1.13.59Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
1.0963.25Exit to Eden by Anne Rampling
1.0873.39Witch & Curse by Nancy Holder
1.0863.53Zen and the Art of Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.0853.37The Corset Diaries by Katie MacAlister
1.0833.68Demon Diary Vol. 7 by Lee Yun Hee
1.0833.57Firethorn by Sarah Micklem
1.0813.76A Stroke Of Midnight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.41The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
1.083.78A Kiss Of Shadows by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.82Lover Enshrined by J. R. Ward
1.0793.73New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0793.76The Oath by Frank Peretti
1.0793.82Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 11 by Kaori Yuki
1.0773.8Wit'ch Fire by James Clemens
1.0742.83Stupid American History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions by Leland Gregory
1.0743.56Absolute Fear by Lisa Jackson
1.0733.46True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
1.0694.06Death Note, Volume 12: Finis by Tsugumi Ohba
1.0693.43Blow Me Down by Katie MacAlister
1.0683.69Paradise by Toni Morrison
1.0673.65The Mummy or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice
1.0673.91Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.0653.45The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
1.0653.34The Ruins by Scott Smith
1.0634.1Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
1.0623.25Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice
1.0613.66The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts
1.063.64Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
1.0583.93Basara, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tamura
1.0583.78Seduced By Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0583.82Girl Got Game, Vol. 1 by Shizuru Seino
1.0563.63A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
1.0563.44Garden Of Shadows by V. C. Andrews
1.0563.85Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 10 by Kaori Yuki
1.0553.86A Lick Of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0533.87Seraphs by Faith Hunter
1.0523.87Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
1.0513.56Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
1.053.14Death of a Darklord by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0493.88Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.0483.74Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, The First Death 1-2 by Laurell K. Hamilton
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