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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
1.3253.32The Boyfriend by R. L. Stine
1.2583.51The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
1.2493.64The Dragon Queen by Alice Borchardt
1.2473.13Charmed & Dangerous by Candace Havens
1.2443.5The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2423.27Thirteen by Tonya Pines
1.233.32Empress by Karen Miller
1.2153.51BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker
1.213.6Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
1.2082.52Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland
1.2083.81Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville
1.2073.55Gone with the Witch by Annette Blair
1.1993.17The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1983.19The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
1.1983.28Princess Ai, Vol. 1 by Misaho Kujiradou
1.1953.78Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.1933.22The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula by Roderick Anscombe
1.193.42Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur
1.1843.76Hot Gimmick, Volume 12 by Miki Aihara
1.1733.65Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
1.173.35The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.1663.59Vampire 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
1.1623.68Captive Moon by C. T. Adams
1.1623.52Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber
1.1613.4Beauty's Punishment by A. N. Roquelaure
1.1593.31Alichino, Volume 2 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1573.17Alichino, Volume 1 by Kouyu Shurei
1.1463.85Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1453.25My Name Is Will: A Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare by Jess Winfield
1.143.47The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein
1.1383.35Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1363.4Runemarks by Joanne Harris
1.1353.63Vampireville by Ellen Schreiber
1.1343.05Touched By Venom: Book One of the Dragon Temple Saga by Janine Cross
1.1343.61Hot 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
1.1313.71Mistral's Kiss by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.133.51Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki
1.123.61Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack Canfield
1.1183.8Ceres: Celestial Legend, Vol. 2: Yūhi by Yuu Watase
1.1173.43The Vampire Shrink by Lynda Hilburn
1.1163.63The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1163.28The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1133.59Goddess of the Night by Lynne Ewing
1.113.47The Betrayal by R. L. Stine
1.1093.58Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
1.1093.39The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.1083.55Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews
1.1073.39Covenant with the Vampire by Jeanne Kalogridis
1.1073.67The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1.1073.36Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn
1.1033.61Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
1.1033.58Heart of the Dragon by Gena Showalter
1.1023.66Kissing Coffins by Ellen Schreiber
1.1023.46Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice
1.13.57Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
1.0963.24Exit to Eden by Anne Rampling
1.0873.39Witch & Curse by Nancy Holder
1.0863.55Zen and the Art of Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.0853.4The Corset Diaries by Katie MacAlister
1.0833.71Demon Diary Vol. 7 by Lee Yun Hee
1.0833.57Firethorn by Sarah Micklem
1.0813.76A Stroke of Midnight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.4The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
1.083.79A Kiss of Shadows by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.82Lover Enshrined by J. R. Ward
1.0793.75New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0793.75The Oath by Frank Peretti
1.0793.77Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 11 by Kaori Yuki
1.0773.81Wit'ch Fire by James Clemens
1.0742.79Stupid American History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions by Leland Gregory
1.0743.55Absolute Fear by Lisa Jackson
1.0733.47True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
1.0694.07Death Note, Volume 12: Finis by Tsugumi Ohba
1.0693.42Blow Me Down by Katie MacAlister
1.0683.7Paradise by Toni Morrison
1.0673.66The Mummy or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice
1.0673.91Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.0653.43The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
1.0653.35The Ruins by Scott Smith
1.0634.12Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
1.0623.25Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice
1.0613.67The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts
1.063.64Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
1.0583.95Basara, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tamura
1.0583.79Seduced by Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0583.78Girl Got Game, Vol. 1 by Shizuru Seino
1.0563.62A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
1.0563.43Garden of shadows by V. C. Andrews
1.0563.87Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 10 by Kaori Yuki
1.0553.86A Lick of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0533.88Seraphs by Faith Hunter
1.0523.89Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
1.0513.53Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
1.053.17Death of a Darklord by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0493.88Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.0483.78Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, The First Death 1-2 by Laurell K. Hamilton
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