Controversial Books for McLinda

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
1.117 3.55 The Disapparation of James by Anne Ursu
1.047 3.49 The Glass-Sided Ants' Nest by Peter Dickinson
1.034 3.17 The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau
1.014 4 Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
0.992 3.82 Outside the Dog Museum by Jonathan Carroll
0.985 3.43 The Tattooed Map by Barbara Hodgson
0.974 4.11 The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
0.971 3.77 Passage by Connie Willis
0.962 4.05 Human Wishes by Robert Hass
0.96 4.13 Catkin by Antonia Barber
0.959 4.3 Wood by Andy Goldsworthy
0.955 3.81 Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade by Marvin Mondlin
0.949 3.56 Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show by Glenn Yeffeth
0.943 3.72 Lost Classics: Writers on Books Loved and Lost, Overlooked, Under-read, Unavailable, Stolen, Extinct, or Otherwise Out of Commission by Michael Ondaatje
0.943 3.98 The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
0.942 3.63 White Apples by Jonathan Carroll
0.939 3.89 The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll
0.939 3.47 Alice in Quantumland by Robert Gilmore
0.937 4.29 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up by Robert Sabuda
0.937 4.1 Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
0.933 3.99 A Fine and Private Place by Peter S. Beagle
0.928 3.86 Jay's Journal of Anomalies by Ricky Jay
0.927 3.85 The Secret Country by Pamela Dean
0.925 4.12 Aha! Insight by Martin Gardner
0.92 4.13 Travesties by Tom Stoppard
0.917 3.34 The Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read by Stuart Kelly
0.914 3.7 The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll
0.913 3.6 Lincoln's Dreams by Connie Willis
0.912 3.44 The Drowned World by J. G. Ballard
0.909 4.05 The Shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide
0.898 3.9 Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey by Edward Gorey
0.897 4.14 To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
0.895 3.64 Fighting The Forces: What's At Stake In Buffy The Vampire Slayer? by Rhonda V. Wilcox
0.894 3.91 Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook by Sean Tejaratchi
0.887 4.28 The Reader’s Encyclopedia by William Rose Benét
0.886 3.94 Sandry’s Book by Tamora Pierce
0.885 3.8 All Seated on the Ground by Connie Willis
0.882 3.86 The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
0.882 3.94 Love Poems by Anne Sexton
0.875 3.63 The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
0.873 3.95 Bellwether by Connie Willis
0.872 3.9 The Other Alice: The Story of Alice Liddell and Alice in Wonderland by Christina Björk
0.87 4.02 The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce
0.869 3.84 Magic Steps by Tamora Pierce
0.868 3.72 Slayer Slang: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lexicon by Michael Adams
0.863 4.16 The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary by Edward Gorey
0.86 3.94 The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Corinne May Botz
0.856 3.98 Daja's Book by Tamora Pierce
0.855 4.07 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
0.854 3.77 The Pop-Up Book of Nightmares by Gary Greenberg
0.853 3.42 Remake by Connie Willis
0.853 4.3 Cabinets of Curiosities by Patrick Mauriès
0.852 4.12 Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce
0.852 4.06 Briar's Book by Tamora Pierce
0.852 3.86 Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll
0.852 4.18 The Flight of Dragons by Peter Dickinson
0.85 3.77 After Silence by Jonathan Carroll
0.85 3.75 The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson
0.846 3.98 The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey
0.844 4.16 Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
0.842 4.11 The Realms of the Gods by Tamora Pierce
0.839 4.15 The Unstrung Harp by Edward Gorey
0.839 3.93 Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women by Ricky Jay
0.838 4.01 Sleeping in Flame by Jonathan Carroll
0.836 4.1 In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
0.834 3.89 The Hidden Land by Pamela Dean
0.834 3.87 Sleep Toward Heaven by Amanda Eyre Ward
0.833 3.96 Some Deaths Before Dying by Peter Dickinson
0.831 3.79 Inside Job [short fiction] by Connie Willis
0.829 4.19 Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
0.827 4.07 Shatterglass by Tamora Pierce
0.825 3.64 Promised Land by Connie Willis
0.823 3.97 Q's Legacy by Helene Hanff
0.822 4.18 Lady Knight by Tamora Pierce
0.82 4.11 Page by Tamora Pierce
0.816 4.1 First Test by Tamora Pierce
0.815 4.16 Squire by Tamora Pierce
0.813 3.6 The Marriage of Sticks by Jonathan Carroll
0.807 3.76 Fire Watch by Connie Willis
0.805 4.21 Linnea in Monet's Garden by Christina Björk
0.804 4.05 Morning in the Burned House by Margaret Atwood
0.803 4.08 Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde
0.798 3.94 Miracle and Other Christmas Stories by Connie Willis
0.796 3.94 Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology by Lawrence Weschler
0.794 4.32 Rose Blanche by Christophe Gallaz
0.793 4.24 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
0.787 4 Impossible Things by Connie Willis
0.785 4.04 Private Demons: The Life of Shirley Jackson by Judy Oppenheimer
0.783 4.37 The Annotated Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
0.781 3.88 Underfoot in Show Business by Helene Hanff
0.773 3.98 Just an Ordinary Day: The Uncollected Stories of Shirley Jackson by Shirley Jackson
0.771 4.23 Letter from New York by Helene Hanff
0.771 3.78 The Yellow Room Conspiracy by Peter Dickinson
0.75 3.49 Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis
0.747 4.47 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Pop-up Adaptation by Robert Sabuda
0.747 3.96 The Winds of Marble Arch {collection} by Connie Willis
0.742 4.22 The World of Edward Gorey by Clifford Ross
0.735 4.49 Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature by Andy Goldsworthy
0.732 3.79 From the Teeth of Angels by Jonathan Carroll
0.729 4.08 The Panic Hand {stories; US} by Jonathan Carroll
0.724 4.29 The Annotated Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
0.723 4.48 The Annotated Secret Garden (The Annotated Books) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
0.715 3.98 Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit by Robert Bogdan
0.706 4.36 Passage by Andy Goldsworthy
0.702 3.8 The Devil's Children by Peter Dickinson
0.69 3.71 Kissing the Beehive by Jonathan Carroll
0.686 3.98 A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities by Jan Bondeson
0.683 4.5 The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Lewis Carroll
0.654 4.53 Elephant House: Or, The Home of Edward Gorey by Edward Gorey
0.642 4.45 The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales by Maria Tatar
0.634 4.43 The Lady's Not for Burning by Christopher Fry
0.626 4.49 Time by Andy Goldsworthy
0.615 4.69 Stone by Andy Goldsworthy
0.587 4.69 The Annotated Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain