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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
1.2583.45The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
1.2493.61The Dragon Queen by Alice Borchardt
1.2473.14Charmed & Dangerous by Candace Havens
1.2443.53The Secret by R. L. Stine
1.2423.29Thirteen by Tonya Pines
1.233.33Empress 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
1.2083.81Aliens 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
1.1983.19The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
1.1983.35Princess 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
1.193.47Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur
1.1843.77Hot Gimmick, Volume 12 by Miki Aihara
1.1733.62Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
1.173.36The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.1663.51Vampire 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
1.1623.65Captive Moon by C. T. Adams
1.1623.51Vampire 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
1.1463.85Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.1453.23My Name Is Will: A Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare by Jess Winfield
1.143.45The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein
1.1383.35Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1363.4Runemarks by Joanne Harris
1.1353.61Vampireville by Ellen Schreiber
1.1343.04Touched By Venom: Book One of the Dragon Temple Saga by Janine Cross
1.1343.63Hot Gimmick, Volume 1 by Miki Aihara
1.1333.55Don't Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis
1.1313.72Mistral's Kiss by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.133.55Angel 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
1.1173.42The Vampire Shrink (Kismet Knight, Vampire Psychologist series) by Lynda Hilburn
1.1163.68The Burning by R. L. Stine
1.1163.3The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister
1.1142.76Lost by Gregory Maguire
1.1133.56Goddess of the Night by Lynne Ewing
1.113.52The Betrayal by R. L. Stine
1.1093.58Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
1.1093.39The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.1083.53Flowers 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
1.1073.37Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn
1.1033.6Wicked by Gregory Maguire
1.1033.57Heart of the Dragon by Gena Showalter
1.1023.64Kissing Coffins by Ellen Schreiber
1.1023.47Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice
1.13.59Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
1.0963.24Exit to Eden by Anne Rampling
1.0873.39Witch & Curse by Nancy Holder
1.0863.52Zen and the Art of Vampires by Katie MacAlister
1.0853.36The Corset Diaries by Katie MacAlister
1.0833.72Demon 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
1.083.79A Kiss Of Shadows by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.083.82Lover Enshrined by J. R. Ward
1.0793.74New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.0793.76The Oath by Frank Peretti
1.0793.82Angel Sanctuary, Vol. 11 by Kaori Yuki
1.0773.79Wit'ch Fire by James Clemens
1.0742.83Stupid American History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions by Leland Gregory
1.0743.54Absolute Fear by Lisa Jackson
1.0733.47True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
1.0694.06Death Note, Volume 12: Finis by Tsugumi Ohba
1.0693.44Blow Me Down by Katie MacAlister
1.0683.68Paradise by Toni Morrison
1.0673.65The Mummy or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice
1.0673.91Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.0653.44The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
1.0653.33The Ruins by Scott Smith
1.0634.11Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
1.0623.25Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice
1.0613.65The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts
1.063.64Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
1.0583.92Basara, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tamura
1.0583.78Seduced By Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0583.81Girl Got Game, Vol. 1 by Shizuru Seino
1.0563.63A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
1.0563.43Garden 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
1.0533.88Seraphs by Faith Hunter
1.0523.88Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
1.0513.55Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
1.053.13Death of a Darklord by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.0493.88Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.0483.81Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, The First Death 1-2 by Laurell K. Hamilton
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