Controversial Books for Hermen65

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
1.337 3.43 The Shack by William P. Young
1.318 3.74 He Came to Set the Captives Free by Rebecca Brown
1.314 3.31 Switch On Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health by Dr. Caroline Leaf
1.272 3.47 The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
1.234 3.35 The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
1.181 3.6 Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by John Eldredge
1.149 3.34 Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps: How We're Different and What to Do About It by Allan Pease
1.144 3.8 Every Young Man's Battle: Strategies for Victory in the Real World of Sexual Temptation by Stephen Arterburn
1.14 3.79 How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life by John C. Maxwell
1.136 3.16 Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex by John Gray
1.134 3.6 Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki
1.131 3.64 Reinventing Your Life: The Breakthrough Program to End Negative Behavior and Feel Great Again by Jeffrey E. Young
1.128 3.76 The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins
1.124 3.74 Lead Like Jesus: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time by Ken Blanchard
1.114 3.64 On the Road by Jack Kerouac
1.113 3.46 Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success by Shawn Stevenson
1.105 3.77 Procrastination: Why You Do It, What to Do About It by Jane B. Burka
1.103 3.7 The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne
1.102 3.89 Story Engineering by Larry Brooks
1.101 3.49 The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) by Hal Elrod
1.082 3.76 Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker
1.07 3.45 The To-Do List by Mike Gayle
1.069 3.56 The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
1.066 3.86 The Tea Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide by Jane Pettigrew
1.061 2.94 No Shitting in the Toilet by Peter Moore
1.057 3.52 Becoming a Contagious Christian by Bill Hybels
1.052 3.49 A Valley in Italy by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
1.049 3.49 I'm OK--You're OK by Thomas A. Harris
1.048 3.14 How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less by Nicholas Boothman
1.047 2.86 Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?: A Swashbuckling Tale of High Adventures, Questionable Ethics, and Professional Hedonism by Thomas Kohnstamm
1.045 3.86 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
1.044 3.59 Games People Play by Eric Berne
1.042 3.38 Brand New Friend by Mike Gayle
1.04 3.53 Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
1.038 3.89 The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller
1.037 4.05 The Heavenly Man by Brother Yun
1.036 3.63 The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done by Piers Steel
1.035 3.63 What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir by Kristin Newman
1.034 3.62 Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership by Ken Blanchard
1.034 3.77 The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
1.031 3.07 My Legendary Girlfriend by Mike Gayle
1.03 3.57 The Complete Writer's Guide to Heroes and Heroines by Tami D. Cowden
1.028 3.84 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
1.027 3.53 A Painted House by John Grisham
1.026 3.52 The Innocent Man by John Grisham
1.026 3.57 Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
1.024 3.81 Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom by Robert T. Kiyosaki
1.024 3.49 Body Language: How to Read Others Thoughts by Their Gestures by Allan Pease
1.024 3.53 Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway
1.021 3.7 Whale Done!: The Power of Positive Relationships by Kenneth Blanchard
1.021 3.61 The Hills of Tuscany by Ferenc Máté
1.021 3.07 Cause Celeb by Helen Fielding
1.02 3.57 The Starbucks Experience by Joseph Michelli
1.017 3.49 How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II: Advanced Techniques For Dramatic Storytelling by James N. Frey
1.017 3.28 His 'n' Hers by Mike Gayle
1.014 3.06 I Should Have Stayed Home: The Worst Trips of the Great Writers by Roger Rapoport
1.014 3.94 The Art of SpeedReading People: How to Size People Up and Speak Their Language by Paul D. Tieger
1.011 3.32 Dinner for Two by Mike Gayle
1.011 3.38 Chess For Dummies by James Eade
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.006 3.55 First Draft in 30 Days by Karen Wiesner
1.002 3.42 The Reckoning by John Grisham
1.001 3.76 A House for Mr Biswas by V. S. Naipaul
0.999 3.45 Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst by Rick Brinkman
0.998 3.96 Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.998 3.68 Confessions of a Shopaholic / Shopaholic Takes Manhattan / Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella
0.997 3.74 My Uncle Oswald by Roald Dahl
0.997 3.91 Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
0.997 3.97 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
0.995 3.66 Writing on Both Sides of the Brain: Breakthrough Techniques for People Who Write by Henriette A. Klauser
0.995 4.09 Parent Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon
0.995 3.68 The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
0.992 2.83 Gimmick! by Joost Zwagerman
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.985 3.13 Little Indiscretions: A Delectable Mystery by Carmen Posadas
0.985 3.74 The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile by Noah Lukeman
0.98 3.67 The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan Pease
0.978 3.68 U2 Show by Diana Scrimgeour
0.978 3.61 Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki
0.978 3.23 The Full Montezuma by Peter Moore
0.975 3.4 The Elephanta Suite: Three Novellas by Paul Theroux
0.971 3.58 Solving the Procrastination Puzzle : A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change by Timothy A Pychyl
0.971 3.9 Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward by James O. Prochaska
0.97 3 Beatniks by Toby Litt
0.97 3.6 Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy
0.969 3.99 Piercing The Darkness by Frank E. Peretti
0.968 3.89 Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and Business of Life by David Allen
0.967 3.49 20 Master Plots by Ronald Tobias
0.966 2.99 Why Men Lie and Women Cry by Allan Pease
0.964 3.95 The Five Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman
0.963 3.63 India: A Wounded Civilization by V. S. Naipaul
0.963 3.82 The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
0.962 3.59 The Testament by John Grisham
0.96 4.05 Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish: A Creative and Proven Approach by Margarita Madrigal
0.96 3.64 The Agüero Sisters by Cristina Garcia
0.958 3.62 1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
0.957 3.44 45 Master Characters by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
0.956 3.6 The Ex-Boyfriend's Handbook by Matt Dunn
0.956 3.78 What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro
0.956 3.84 Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
0.955 3.82 What to Say When You Talk to Your Self by Shad Helmstetter
0.952 3.16 Wish You Were Here by Mike Gayle
0.949 3.56 The Wilt Alternative by Tom Sharpe
0.948 3.67 Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
0.948 3.69 Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples by V. S. Naipaul
0.948 3.83 A Time to Kill by John Grisham
0.946 3.43 The World's Religions by Ninian Smart
0.946 3.61 The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure by Rachel Friedman
0.945 3.92 The Man Who Listens to Horses by Monty Roberts
0.945 3.95 501 German Verbs by Henry Strutz
0.944 3.76 The Beach by Alex Garland
0.942 3.7 A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul
0.941 3.8 Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl
0.941 3.16 Turning Thirty by Mike Gayle
0.941 3.43 The Chamber by John Grisham
0.941 3.48 The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing by Mayra Calvani
0.941 3.87 How to study your Bible by Kay Arthur
0.938 3.71 The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux
0.938 3.66 The Whistler by John Grisham
0.936 4.15 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.935 3.85 The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
0.935 4.2 Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
0.935 3.92 Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell
0.934 3.84 Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring by Danny Palmerlee
0.933 3.83 The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life by Robin Zasio
0.93 4.16 Techniques of the Selling Writer by Dwight V. Swain
0.93 3.82 Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger
0.929 3.35 Gray Mountain: A Novel by John Grisham
0.928 3.67 The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America by Bill Bryson
0.928 4.07 A Christmas Carol, The Chimes & The Cricket on the Hearth (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens
0.927 3.46 A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
0.927 3.45 Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy by Frances Mayes
0.926 3.37 The Rooster Bar by John Grisham
0.924 3.39 The Broker by John Grisham
0.924 4.01 Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It by Gabriel Wyner
0.923 3.47 The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road by Paul Theroux
0.922 3.81 People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts by Robert Bolton
0.922 4.23 Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K. M. Weiland
0.92 3.6 Dinner with Persephone: Travels in Greece by Patricia Storace
0.918 3.64 Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
0.918 3.78 Lonely Planet Italy by Damien Simonis
0.918 3.58 The Partner by John Grisham
0.917 3.7 The Confession: A Novel by John Grisham
0.917 3.79 Max Havelaar: Or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company by Multatuli
0.917 3.36 The Brethren by John Grisham
0.917 3.49 The Street Lawyer by John Grisham
0.917 3.86 Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey by V. S. Naipaul
0.917 3.57 The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee by Stewart Lee Allen
0.916 3.79 Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman
0.916 3.34 The King of Torts by John Grisham
0.914 3.61 The Client by John Grisham
0.913 4.09 U2 by U2 by U2
0.911 4.05 Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov
0.911 3.38 A Turn in the South by V. S. Naipaul
0.911 3.74 The Firm by John Grisham
0.911 3.66 The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.91 4.02 Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
0.908 4.15 The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey
0.908 4.26 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
0.907 3.58 The Last Juror by John Grisham
0.906 3.61 The Pelican Brief by John Grisham
0.904 3.79 Wilt by Tom Sharpe
0.903 4.09 The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11 by David Ray Griffin
0.903 4 Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes
0.903 3.71 The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific by Paul Theroux
0.902 3.87 Hooked: Write Fiction That Grabs Readers From Page One and Never Lets Them Go by Les Edgerton
0.901 3.6 Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García
0.901 3.5 Opera for Dummies by David Pogue
0.9 3.33 Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World by Benny Lewis
0.899 3.35 The Summons by John Grisham
0.898 3.79 Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
0.898 3.58 Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham
0.894 4.11 Story: Substance, Structure, Style and The Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee
0.894 3.55 The Middle Passage: The Caribbean Revisited by V. S. Naipaul
0.893 3.95 Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
0.891 4.13 Ingredients by Loukie Werle
0.891 4.16 Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.89 3.86 The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
0.887 3.66 The Runaway Jury by John Grisham
0.887 4.12 My uncle's dream / The little hero by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.886 3.53 Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
0.886 3.54 Camino Island: A Novel by John Grisham
0.886 3.63 The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer by Gretchen Reynolds
0.885 3.65 The Rainmaker by John Grisham
0.883 3.46 Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
0.878 4.09 5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter (Volume 1) by Chris Fox
0.878 4.04 Stein on writing : a master editor of some of the most successful writers of our century shares his craft techniques and strategies by Sol Stein
0.877 3.79 Killing Floor by Lee Child
0.876 3.67 The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey by Che Guevara
0.875 3.69 The Rough Guide to New York City by Martin Dunford
0.875 4.27 Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need by Jessica Brody
0.874 3.79 Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life by Paul Ekman
0.872 3.92 High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
0.872 3.46 Camino Winds by John Grisham
0.872 4.12 A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
0.869 4.11 A Hunger for God: Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer by John Piper
0.867 3.69 The Procrastinator's Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now by Rita Emmett
0.863 4.14 Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
0.862 3.79 Die Trying by Lee Child
0.861 3.88 Riding the Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux
0.86 4.13 Write Your Novel From The Middle: A New Approach for Plotters, Pantsers and Everyone in Between by James Scott Bell
0.858 3.92 The Guardians by John Grisham
0.858 3.16 De buitenvrouw by Joost Zwagerman
0.857 3.76 In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon by Redmond O'Hanlon
0.856 3.43 Hit Lit: Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers by James W. Hall
0.855 4.08 50 Great Curries of India by Camellia Panjabi
0.855 3.81 Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage, Third Edition by Paul Ekman
0.852 4.37 The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.851 4.23 The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller by John Truby
0.851 4.05 A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
0.849 3.65 Before the Frost by Henning Mankell
0.849 3.79 Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O'Hanlon
0.848 4 The Blue Mountain by Meir Shalev
0.848 4.15 The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal
0.847 3.26 The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands, Its Culture And Its Inhabitants by Colin White
0.846 4.02 Goals! How to Get Everything You Want--Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
0.844 4.3 501 Spanish Verbs by Christopher Kendris
0.843 3.5 Who Killed Palomino Molero? by Mario Vargas Llosa
0.842 3.88 The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
0.841 3.86 The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
0.841 3.88 Cold beer and crocociles : A bicycle journey into Australia by Roff Smith
0.841 3.66 The Racketeer by John Grisham
0.841 4.2 The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne
0.84 3.54 Just Like You by Nick Hornby
0.834 3.99 The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
0.832 3.74 About a Boy by Nick Hornby
0.832 3.5 Een goede man slaat soms zijn vrouw by Joris Luyendijk
0.831 3.92 Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown by Paul Theroux
0.83 4.07 Fasting: Opening the door to a deeper, more intimate, more powerful relationship with God by Jentezen Franklin
0.83 4.08 Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time by Jordan E. Rosenfeld
0.829 4.03 Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz
0.828 3.8 The Rough Guide to the USA by Samantha Cook
0.825 3.91 Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by Nancy Kress
0.825 4.08 The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass, Christian Speaker, Aged 45 3/4 by Adrian Plass
0.824 3.98 Sugar Street by Naguib Mahfouz
0.823 3.63 Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast
0.823 3.82 Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States by Bill Bryson
0.819 3.78 The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel by Jodie Archer
0.818 4.01 A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
0.817 3.84 Running Blind by Lee Child
0.816 3.76 No Mercy: A Journey Into the Heart of the Congo by Redmond O'Hanlon
0.816 3.6 The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. by Jennifer Baggett
0.815 3.65 The Pyramid by Henning Mankell
0.813 3.35 Book in a Month: The Fool-Proof System for Writing a Novel in 30 Days by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
0.811 3.59 Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
0.81 3.84 Tripwire by Lee Child
0.809 3.66 The Litigators by John Grisham
0.808 3.96 Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success by K. M. Weiland
0.806 4.18 How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
0.798 3.78 Pole to Pole by Michael Palin
0.797 4.34 The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass, Aged 37 3/4 by Adrian Plass
0.796 3.6 Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship by John Gray
0.795 3.98 In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
0.792 3.9 The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old by Hendrik Groen
0.789 4.36 The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide To Character Expression by Angela Ackerman
0.789 3.39 Sheer Mischief by Jill Mansell
0.786 3.86 Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy O. Frost
0.783 4.25 The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament by Edmund P. Clowney
0.78 3.97 Characters and Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card
0.78 4.01 Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz
0.778 3.84 A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly
0.77 3.59 Flesh and Blood by Jonathan Kellerman
0.768 3.65 Delizia!: The Epic History of the Italians and Their Food by John Dickie
0.764 3.88 The Fifth Woman by Henning Mankell
0.757 3.92 The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
0.756 3.92 You Need A Budget by Jesse Mecham
0.756 4.05 Viva o povo brasileiro by João Ubaldo Ribeiro
0.755 4.19 The Total Money Makeover Workbook by Dave Ramsey
0.745 3.91 The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
0.742 3.91 Angels Flight by Michael Connelly
0.741 3.76 The Black Ice by Michael Connelly
0.735 4.08 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love by Rachel Aaron
0.733 3.98 One Step Behind by Henning Mankell
0.73 3.95 The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly
0.727 3.89 Sidetracked by Henning Mankell
0.724 4.07 The Hidden Face of Eve by Nawal El Saadawi
0.711 4.06 Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir by Martha Gellhorn
0.706 3.84 Trunk Music by Michael Connelly
0.683 4.14 Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers Captivated by Nancy Kress
0.676 3.5 The Perfect Lie by Emily Barr
0.663 4.32 Is God anti-gay? by Sam Allberry
0.646 4.37 What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? by Kevin DeYoung
0.623 3.62 Conquistadors by Michael Wood
0.601 4.22 Braziliaanse brieven by August Willemsen