Controversial Books for DoaneNerd

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
1.29 3.55 The Witch's Daughter by R. A. Salvatore
1.23 3.05 Violin by Anne Rice
1.228 3.37 Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.225 3.4 Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.213 3.56 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
1.211 3.15 Micah by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.182 3.36 The Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind
1.165 3.47 Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.163 3.48 The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
1.159 3.48 Narcissus in Chains by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.148 3.53 Sucker Punch by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.143 3.44 Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.143 3.51 Prince Lestat by Anne Rice
1.138 3.86 Eragon / Eldest by Christopher Paolini
1.136 3.52 Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice
1.131 3.88 Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
1.13 3.57 Naked Empire by Terry Goodkind
1.128 3.38 Belinda by Anne Rice
1.128 3.8 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.127 3.36 Crimson Death by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.127 3.45 The Omen Machine by Terry Goodkind
1.124 3.42 Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan
1.124 3.84 Faith of the Fallen by Terry Goodkind
1.121 3.66 Immortalis by R. A. Salvatore
1.12 3.53 Soul of the Fire by Terry Goodkind
1.119 3.59 The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.119 3.54 The Sleeping Beauty novels by A. N. Roquelaure
1.119 3.88 Death: A Life by George Pendle
1.113 3.74 The Last Threshold by R. A. Salvatore
1.107 3.25 Exit to Eden by Anne Rampling
1.1 3.75 Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z. Brite
1.091 3.58 A Separate Peace by John Knowles
1.087 3.39 The Battle of Corrin by Brian Herbert
1.086 3.45 Blood Canticle by Anne Rice
1.086 3.64 Transcendence by R. A. Salvatore
1.079 3.32 Brothers Majere by Kevin Stein
1.073 3.6 Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.067 3.76 WarCraft War of the Ancients Archive by Richard A. Knaak
1.066 3.42 Kiss the Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.064 3.26 Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.062 3.49 The Highwayman by R. A. Salvatore
1.061 3.47 Taltos by Anne Rice
1.061 3.52 Dead Ice by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.058 3.41 Prince of Lies by James Lowder
1.058 3.84 Phantom by Terry Goodkind
1.056 3.29 The Ancient by R. A. Salvatore
1.055 3.65 Blackwood Farm by Anne Rice
1.054 3.49 Neverwinter by R. A. Salvatore
1.053 3.89 Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
1.051 3.63 First King of Shannara by Terry Brooks
1.049 3.53 The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice
1.049 3.73 Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition by James H. Jones
1.049 3.63 Blood and Gold by Anne Rice
1.049 3.59 Dragons of Summer Flame by Margaret Weis
1.047 3.44 Storm of the Dead by Lisa Smedman
1.047 3.43 Merrick by Anne Rice
1.046 3.26 Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice
1.044 3.53 Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan
1.043 3.74 Chainfire by Terry Goodkind
1.043 3.23 Armada by Ernest Cline
1.042 3.64 Ilse Witch by Terry Brooks
1.041 3.9 Confessor by Terry Goodkind
1.041 3.44 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
1.041 3.79 Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.039 3.7 Temple of the Winds by Terry Goodkind
1.038 3.63 The Mummy or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice
1.037 3.74 Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule
1.032 3.8 Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton
1.032 3.4 Pandora by Anne Rice
1.03 3.64 The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
1.03 3.9 The Shape of Water [2017 film] by Guillermo del Toro
1.026 3.51 The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan
1.026 3.55 Lasher by Anne Rice
1.025 3.46 The Demon Awakens by R. A. Salvatore
1.02 3.47 The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
1.019 3.75 Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice
1.017 3.78 Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson
1.015 3.2 Pool of Twilight by James M. Ward
1.014 3.62 The Awakened Mage by Karen Miller
1.014 3.62 The Innocent Mage by Karen Miller
1.013 3.38 Mina: The Dracula Story Continues by Marie Kiraly
1.012 3.97 The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
1.011 3.92 Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
1.011 3.85 Stone of Tears (Sword of Truth, #2) by Terry Goodkind
1.006 3.52 The President's Shadow by Brad Meltzer
1.005 3.75 Promise of the Witch-King by R. A. Salvatore
1.003 3.68 Mysteries of the Unexplained by Carroll C. Calkins
1.002 3.69 Dhampir by Barb Hendee
1.002 4.03 The Dark Elf Trilogy by R. A. Salvatore
1.001 3.73 The Thousand Orcs by R. A. Salvatore
1 3.62 Morgawr by Terry Brooks
1 3.64 Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.997 3.7 Blood of the Fold by Terry Goodkind
0.997 3.63 Ascendance by R. A. Salvatore
0.997 3.81 The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
0.996 3.16 Kender, Gully Dwarves, and Gnomes by Margaret Weis
0.996 3.69 The Demon Apostle by R. A. Salvatore
0.995 3.67 The Elf Queen of Shannara by Terry Brooks
0.991 3.72 The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks
0.99 3.79 Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
0.989 3.77 Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.987 3.03 Riverwind the Plainsman by Paul B. Thompson
0.987 3.98 The Icewind Dale Trilogy by R. A. Salvatore
0.985 3.6 The Hollow Ones by Guillermo del Toro
0.985 3.91 Resurrection by Paul S. Kemp
0.984 3.77 Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
0.984 3.72 Charon's Claw by R. A. Salvatore
0.984 3.17 Pool of radiance by James M. Ward
0.983 3.64 Antrax by Terry Brooks
0.981 3.63 The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks
0.981 3.68 The Talismans of Shannara by Terry Brooks
0.979 3.83 Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
0.979 3.51 The Ghost King by R. A. Salvatore
0.979 3.61 A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan
0.978 3.52 The Demon Spirit by R. A. Salvatore
0.978 3.24 Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul by Mark D. White
0.978 3.65 The Druid of Shannara by Terry Brooks
0.978 3.96 Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
0.976 3.76 Tanequil by Terry Brooks
0.975 3.6 Dragons of a Fallen Sun by Margaret Weis
0.973 3.62 Dragons of a Vanished Moon by Margaret Weis
0.973 3.63 Mortalis by R. A. Salvatore
0.972 3.76 The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead by J. Gordon Melton
0.972 3.7 Jarka Ruus by Terry Brooks
0.971 3.43 Echoes of the Fourth Magic (Volume 1) by R. A. Salvatore
0.971 3.17 The Magic of Krynn by Margaret Weis
0.968 4.17 The Elements of Style by William Jr. Strunk
0.967 4.02 The Talisman by Stephen King
0.967 3.78 Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.966 3.9 The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
0.963 3.98 The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks
0.959 3.8 Sacrifice of the Widow by Lisa Smedman
0.958 3.8 The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H. P. Lovecraft
0.958 4.07 It by Stephen King
0.957 3.69 Good Magic by Marina Medici
0.957 3.81 The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
0.956 3.79 Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan
0.955 3.47 Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
0.954 3.73 The Lone Drow by R. A. Salvatore
0.954 4.12 The Dark Tower by Stephen King
0.954 3.78 War of the Twins by Margaret Weis
0.948 3.83 Straken by Terry Brooks
0.948 3.85 Song of Susannah by Stephen King
0.947 3.8 Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.946 3.83 Extinction by Lisa Smedman
0.946 3.78 Dragons of the Highlord Skies by Margaret Weis
0.946 3.57 Geek Wisdom by Stephen H. Segal
0.945 3.81 Test of the Twins by Margaret Weis
0.945 3.87 Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan
0.944 3.43 Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece by W. H. D. Rouse
0.944 4.17 Leaves of Grass (1855 edition) by Walt Whitman
0.944 3.88 Lightning by Dean Koontz
0.944 3.77 The Two Swords by R. A. Salvatore
0.942 4.04 Wizard and Glass by Stephen King
0.942 4 Foundation by Isaac Asimov
0.94 3.54 The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston
0.939 3.67 Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King
0.937 3.88 Rise of the King by R. A. Salvatore
0.937 3.86 The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.936 3.79 Annihilation by Philip Athans
0.935 3.71 Needful Things by Stephen King
0.935 3.53 Artemis by Andy Weir
0.935 3.82 The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan
0.932 3.74 New Spring by Robert Jordan
0.932 3.94 The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan
0.932 3.87 Condemnation by Richard Baker
0.932 3.84 The Lays of Beleriand by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.931 3.64 Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn
0.929 3.46 The Pirate King by R. A. Salvatore
0.928 3.7 Ascendancy of the Last by Lisa Smedman
0.925 3.64 Firestarter by Stephen King
0.924 4.04 Grimm's Fairy Tales {Barnes & Noble Classics} by Jacob Grimm
0.919 3.38 In Shade and Shadow by Barb Hendee
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
0.919 3.75 Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
0.916 4.14 The Shining [1980 film] by Stanley Kubrick
0.916 3.5 Orphans of the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
0.915 3.82 Traitor to the Blood by Barb Hendee
0.914 3.83 Servant of the Shard by R. A. Salvatore
0.913 3.52 Cormyr by Ed Greenwood
0.913 3.89 The Cleric Quintet Collector's Edition by R. A. Salvatore
0.911 3.93 The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
0.911 4.04 Archmage by R. A. Salvatore
0.91 4.11 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
0.91 4.07 Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling
0.904 3.89 The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.901 3.87 Road of the Patriarch by R. A. Salvatore
0.901 3.76 Thief of Lives by Barb Hendee
0.9 3.29 Pools of Darkness by James M. Ward
0.9 3.96 Heir To The Empire by Timothy Zahn
0.9 4.05 Weird N.J.: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird) by Mark Moran
0.899 3.93 Mythology by Edith Hamilton
0.896 4 The Last Command by Timothy Zahn
0.896 3.98 The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
0.895 3.55 The Dark Half by Stephen King
0.894 3.96 Dracula by Bram Stoker
0.894 3.08 Stormblade by Nancy Varian Berberick
0.893 3.89 The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.892 3.72 Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
0.892 4 The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
0.892 3.88 Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.892 3.72 How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy by Orson Scott Card
0.891 3.91 Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers
0.891 3.88 Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
0.889 3.07 Realms of Magic by Brian M. Thomsen
0.889 3.76 The Throat by Peter Straub
0.888 3.94 Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
0.888 3.81 Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.886 3.76 Sister of the Dead by Barb Hendee
0.886 3.31 The Second Generation by Margaret Weis
0.885 3.8 Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham
0.884 3.97 A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
0.883 3.44 Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad by Troy Denning
0.881 3.8 Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
0.88 3.95 Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn
0.875 3.93 Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton
0.874 4.12 The Shining by Stephen King
0.874 3.83 The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart
0.874 3.86 Insurrection by Thomas M. Reid
0.873 4.04 Night of the Hunter by R. A. Salvatore
0.873 4.11 Beyond the Shadows by Brent Weeks
0.872 3.63 Tangled Webs by Elaine Cunningham
0.872 4.11 On Becoming a Person: A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy by Carl R. Rogers
0.872 3.75 Dragons of the Dwarven Depths by Margaret Weis
0.871 4.04 A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin
0.87 4.06 Hero by R. A. Salvatore
0.869 4.3 The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King
0.869 3.67 The Dragons of Chaos by Margaret Weis
0.868 4.01 Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.866 4.13 Stalking Darkness by Lynn Flewelling
0.866 3.7 Fire and Blood: A History of the Targaryen Kings from Aegon the Conqueror to Aegon III by George R. R. Martin
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.864 3.72 Gauntlgrym by R. A. Salvatore
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.861 4.08 Dragonlance: Legends by Margaret Weis
0.86 3.93 Disney at Dawn by Ridley Pearson
0.859 3.87 Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
0.858 4.27 The Annotated Chronicles by Margaret Weis
0.857 3.88 The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku
0.856 4.21 Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
0.856 3.88 Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
0.854 4.11 Shadow's Edge by Brent Weeks
0.852 3.55 Daughter of the Drow by Elaine Cunningham
0.852 3.98 Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
0.85 3.45 Child of a Mad God by R. A. Salvatore
0.85 4 Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
0.85 4.22 The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
0.85 3.52 The Dream Spheres by Elaine Cunningham
0.849 3.91 Paths of Darkness by R. A. Salvatore
0.849 4.06 Weird U.S.: Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird) by Mark Moran
0.849 3.74 The Orc King by R. A. Salvatore
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.847 3.98 I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
0.846 4.1 Legacy of the Drow by R. A. Salvatore
0.846 3.94 All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
0.844 3.81 If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him! The Pilgrimage of Psychotherapy Patients by Sheldon B. Kopp
0.841 4.04 Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
0.841 3.76 Windwalker by Elaine Cunningham
0.837 3.9 The Outsider by Stephen King
0.835 4.05 The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients by Irvin Yalom
0.831 3.98 Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf by R. A. Salvatore
0.83 3.38 The Siege by Troy Denning
0.82 3.91 The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time by John Kelly
0.818 3.87 Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
0.818 4.28 The Martian by Andy Weir
0.812 4.2 Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.807 4.24 The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan
0.806 4.39 The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.806 4.33 The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
0.806 3.93 The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story by Richard Preston
0.805 4.04 Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
0.803 4.33 A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
0.799 4.02 Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey
0.796 3.47 Star wars and philosophy : more powerful than you can possibly imagine by Kevin S. Decker
0.793 4.42 A Song of Ice and Fire 1-4: A Game of Thrones / Clash of Kings / A Storm of Swords / A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.793 4.09 Timeless by R. A. Salvatore
0.792 4.29 Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
0.788 3.98 The Companions by R. A. Salvatore
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.782 3.48 Dragonslayer's Return by R. A. Salvatore
0.781 4 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil deGrasse Tyson
0.777 4.35 Mary Stewart's Merlin Trilogy by Mary Stewart
0.771 4.45 The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
0.77 4.28 Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.768 4.47 The Return of The King by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.764 4.26 A Feast for Crows, Part 1 by George R. R. Martin
0.757 3.83 Weird Pennsylvania (Weird) by Matt Lake
0.751 3.5 The Magehound by Elaine Cunningham
0.751 4.06 Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
0.75 3.76 Love in a Dark Time: And Other Explorations of Gay Lives and Literature by Colm Tóibín
0.746 4.32 A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
0.743 3.99 Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn
0.737 3.88 The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (Pocket Books True Crime) by Harold Schechter
0.696 3.95 Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray
0.688 3.82 The Book of Cthulhu by Ross E. Lockhart
0.679 4.51 Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
0.673 3.72 The Godborn: The Sundering, Book II by Paul S. Kemp
0.65 3.74 Katz on Dogs: A Commonsense Guide to Training and Living with Dogs by Jon Katz