Controversial Books for AnnaVictoriaJones

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.142 3.69 Eragon by Christopher Paolini
1.124 3.42 Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan
1.121 3.95 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
1.082 3.77 The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton
1.077 3.89 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
1.073 3.52 Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott
1.072 3.9 At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien
1.069 3.85 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.064 3.68 Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey by Chuck Palahniuk
1.055 3.93 On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman
1.051 3.48 The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
1.044 3.53 Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan
1.043 3.88 The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
1.039 3.95 Gray's Anatomy by Henry Gray
1.03 3.85 A Field Guide to Western Birds (Peterson Field Guides) by Roger Tory Peterson
1.03 3.86 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.026 3.51 The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan
1.021 4.12 Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
1.014 3.55 Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi by James Kahn
1.012 3.58 Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
1.008 4.16 Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
0.989 3.94 Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
0.989 4.06 The Road by Cormac McCarthy
0.979 3.61 A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan
0.978 3.54 Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
0.978 3.96 Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
0.976 3.86 The Star Wars Trilogy by George Lucas
0.973 3.98 One Hundred and One Famous Poems by Roy J. Cook
0.971 4.32 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
0.97 3.18 The Truce at Bakura by Kathy Tyers
0.966 4.01 The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
0.965 3.98 National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region by National Audubon Society
0.958 3.71 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
0.958 3.73 Tree and Leaf by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
0.957 3.84 Aesop's Fables (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Aesop
0.957 3.86 The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth by Robert Foster
0.957 3.7 The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
0.956 3.79 Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan
0.946 3.67 The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.945 3.62 The Book of Lost Tales, Part One by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.945 3.87 Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan
0.945 3.95 501 German Verbs by Henry Strutz
0.938 3.86 Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory
0.938 3.69 Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
0.938 3.93 The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
0.937 4.33 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll
0.936 4.15 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.935 3.83 The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan
0.933 4.09 The Once and Future King by T. H. White
0.932 3.84 The Lays of Beleriand by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
0.925 3.96 English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology by Stanley Appelbaum
0.924 3.86 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong
0.924 3.98 Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
0.924 3.86 The Children of Húrin by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.922 3.88 The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
0.918 4.11 Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
0.918 3.83 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.911 3.47 Lieutenant Gustl by Arthur Schnitzler
0.91 3.87 Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
0.91 4.1 The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
0.906 4.09 A Farewell to Arms / For Whom The Bell Tolls / The Old Man and the Sea / The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
0.9 3.96 Heir To The Empire by Timothy Zahn
0.896 4 The Last Command by Timothy Zahn
0.896 3.98 The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
0.896 3.83 Lakota Woman by Mary Brave Bird
0.894 3.96 Dracula by Bram Stoker
0.892 4 The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
0.892 3.86 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
0.89 3.68 The Lost Road and Other Writings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.888 3.95 Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
0.888 3.81 Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.885 4.12 A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
0.884 4.11 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0.881 3.28 Andrew Johnson: A Biography by Hans L. Trefousse
0.88 3.94 Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn
0.88 4.25 The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
0.875 4.11 Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
0.873 3.88 Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland by W. B. Yeats
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.86 4.1 Seven Famous Novels of H. G. Wells: Time Machine / Island of Dr. Moreau / Invisible Man / War of the Worlds / First Men in the Moon / Food of the Gods / In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells
0.858 3.77 Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
0.858 3.69 The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, the Ambarkanta and the Annals by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.856 4.26 Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
0.853 4.23 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.842 4.18 The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
0.838 3.81 The Return of the Shadow by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.836 4.08 Fatelessness by Imre Kertész
0.832 4 Coraline by Neil Gaiman
0.831 4.35 Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
0.825 4.26 The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
0.823 4.05 The Walking Dead, Book One by Robert Kirkman
0.82 3.88 The Treason of Isengard [History of Middle-Earth] by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.815 3.87 The War of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.814 4.1 Tales from the Perilous Realm by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.811 4.21 Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
0.81 3.88 The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
0.809 4.31 The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter: The 23 Original Peter Rabbit Books by Beatrix Potter
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) by J. K. Rowling
0.807 4.23 The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan
0.803 4.32 A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
0.802 4.17 The New Complete Joy of Home Brewing by Charlie Papazian
0.797 4.06 501 Latin Verbs by Richard E. Prior
0.794 4.3 Giant Treasury of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.791 3.75 The Marching Season by Daniel Silva
0.789 4.23 Jane Eyre / Wuthering Heights / Agnes Grey by Charlotte Brontë
0.787 4.38 The Complete Sonnets and Poems by William Shakespeare
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.783 4.02 Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
0.776 3.28 Webster's New American Handy College Dictionary by Albert H. Morehead
0.774 3.82 The Fall of Arthur by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.77 4.27 Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.768 4.43 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.763 4.37 The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo
0.758 4.13 Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson
0.749 4.37 Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
0.747 4.3 The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
0.74 4.32 Album of Horses by Marguerite Henry
0.735 4.46 The Art of the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien by Wayne G. Hammond
0.734 3.37 The Celts: A History by Peter Berresford Ellis
0.73 4.22 Hilda and the Black Hound by Luke Pearson
0.725 4.43 The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
0.719 4.36 American Gods / Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
0.719 3.61 A Concise History of Germany by Mary Fulbrook
0.718 4.11 Hilda and the Stone Forest by Luke Pearson
0.703 4.6 The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.699 4.34 The Ender Quartet Box Set: Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
0.698 4.55 Harry Potter (Books 1-4) by J. K. Rowling
0.698 4.21 Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson
0.694 3.67 The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction by William Doyle
0.694 4.11 Jolly Foul Play by Robin Stevens
0.661 4.07 Hilda and the Bird Parade by Luke Pearson
0.651 4.52 Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe by Lars Svensson
0.644 4.07 Arsenic for Tea by Robin Stevens
0.643 4.63 Emma / Mansfield Park / Northanger Abbey / Persuasion / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility / Lady Susan by Jane Austen
0.583 4.14 Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens