Controversial Books for Rahhl

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
1.457 3.17 The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism by Michael J. Behe
1.404 3.59 Darwin's Black Box by Michael J. Behe
1.319 3.16 The Secret History of the World: As Laid Down by the Secret Societies by Mark Booth
1.305 3.46 On Becoming Baby Wise: Book II (Parenting Your Pretoddler Five to Fifteen Months) by Gary Ezzo
1.202 3.74 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [2008 film] by Andrew Adamson
1.182 3.85 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.182 3.36 The Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind
1.165 3.53 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.142 3.69 Eragon by Christopher Paolini
1.139 3.91 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader [2010 film] by Michael Apted
1.131 3.87 Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
1.13 3.57 Naked Empire by Terry Goodkind
1.127 3.46 The Omen Machine by Terry Goodkind
1.124 3.83 Faith of the Fallen by Terry Goodkind
1.12 3.53 Soul of the Fire by Terry Goodkind
1.112 3.81 You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity by Francis Chan
1.106 3.31 The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind
1.09 3.64 Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
1.09 3.5 The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music by Victor L. Wooten
1.079 3.84 The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
1.069 3.79 For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn
1.069 3.86 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.069 3.58 Warheart by Terry Goodkind
1.058 3.83 Phantom by Terry Goodkind
1.055 3.76 Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member by Sanyika Shakur
1.053 3.6 Severed Souls by Terry Goodkind
1.053 3.88 Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
1.043 3.94 The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn't Exist by Craig Groeschel
1.043 3.87 The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
1.043 3.73 Chainfire by Terry Goodkind
1.041 3.87 A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne
1.041 3.89 Confessor by Terry Goodkind
1.039 3.69 Temple of the Winds by Terry Goodkind
1.035 4.18 My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
1.028 4.01 The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
1.024 3.82 Eldest by Christopher Paolini
1.024 3.91 The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg
1.019 3.7 Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
1.017 3.78 Belgarath the Sorcerer by David Eddings
1.017 3.57 Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
1.012 3.68 God Emperor of Dune by Frank Herbert
1.012 3.81 Beowulf by Beowulf poet
1.011 3.91 Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
1.011 3.85 Stone of Tears by Terry Goodkind
1.011 3.21 The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of the Belgariad and the Malloreon by David Eddings
1.01 3.64 The Third Kingdom by Terry Goodkind
1.005 3.69 Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy
1 3.95 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe [2005 film] by Andrew Adamson
1 3.53 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith
0.998 3.71 Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
0.997 3.7 Blood of the Fold by Terry Goodkind
0.99 3.57 Debt of Bones by Terry Goodkind
0.984 3.99 Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
0.983 3.88 Without Remorse by Tom Clancy
0.979 3.47 On Call In Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story by Richard Jadick
0.978 3.7 A Tolkien Bestiary by David Day
0.978 3.88 World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King by Christie Golden
0.974 4.14 The Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition by C. S. Lewis
0.972 4.04 Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan
0.972 3.8 The Peoples of Middle-Earth (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 12) by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.969 3.58 The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-Earth by Ruth S. Noel
0.964 3.86 Henry IV, Part I by William Shakespeare
0.963 3.57 Battle Ready (Study in Command) by Tom Clancy
0.963 3.91 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
0.963 3.79 High Voltage Tattoo by Kat Von D
0.958 4.12 Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
0.956 3.69 Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert
0.955 3.55 Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files: Dog Men by Jim Butcher
0.948 3.73 The Diamond Throne by David Eddings
0.948 4.02 Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
0.946 3.82 The Seeress of Kell by David Eddings
0.946 4.01 Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words by Randall Munroe
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 3.71 Roverandom by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.944 3.75 Guardians of the West by David Eddings
0.942 3.77 Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy
0.94 3.85 The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang
0.94 3.78 Sorceress of Darshiva by David Eddings
0.939 3.77 King of the Murgos by David Eddings
0.938 3.69 Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
0.938 3.92 The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
0.935 4.23 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
0.933 3.93 Auden: Poems by W. H. Auden
0.932 3.81 The Lays of Beleriand by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.929 3.4 Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative by Danielle Krysa
0.928 4.02 Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth by John Garth
0.928 3.69 The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman
0.926 3.58 Meditations on Middle Earth by Karen Haber
0.924 3.87 The Children of Húrin by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.923 3.85 To Live is Christ, To Die is Gain by Matt Chandler
0.923 3.46 The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America by Drew Pinsky
0.922 3.88 The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
0.92 3.78 Demon Lord of Karanda by David Eddings
0.919 4.1 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
0.919 3.92 Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire
0.918 4.23 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Vienna by Stephen Brook
0.917 3.92 Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds by Bernd Heinrich
0.917 4.05 The Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis
0.916 3.74 Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
0.915 3.57 Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.908 4.26 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
0.906 3.67 Big Damn Hero by James Lovegrove
0.904 4.03 Jessie Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom
0.899 4.01 The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
0.895 3.77 Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.895 4.16 The Giver by Lois Lowry
0.89 3.67 The Lost Road and Other Writings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.888 3.81 Unfinished Tales Of Numenor And Middle-Earth by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.886 3.73 See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism by Robert Baer
0.884 3.95 Theater Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
0.884 4.09 The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart
0.883 3.96 Peace Talks by Jim Butcher
0.883 3.83 Zingerman's Guide to Good Eating: How to Choose the Best Bread, Cheeses, Olive Oil, Pasta, Chocolate, and Much More by Ari Weinzweig
0.882 3.86 The Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten
0.882 3.45 The Last Season: A Team In Search of Its Soul by Phil Jackson
0.882 4.11 The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
0.876 3.8 Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas
0.872 4.08 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
0.87 4.22 The Secret Lives of Men and Women: A PostSecret Book by Frank Warren
0.869 3.92 The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
0.867 4.09 Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.865 4.05 The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well by Deborah Needleman
0.865 4.15 From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
0.864 3.98 Wiener Dog Art: A Far Side Collection by Gary Larson
0.863 4.13 The Belgariad, Volume One by David Eddings
0.862 3.6 Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper by Jack Coughlin
0.86 3.96 The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher
0.858 3.88 Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: War Cry by Jim Butcher
0.858 3.9 Sauron Defeated by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.858 3.7 The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, the Ambarkanta and the Annals by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.857 4.04 The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
0.856 3.89 Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe (RE: Lit) by Mark Driscoll
0.854 4.14 Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
0.854 4.02 A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
0.854 4.02 The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary by Peter Gilliver
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.854 4.18 Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
0.852 4.26 The Princess Bride by William Goldman
0.85 4.03 The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang
0.85 4.19 Letters From Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.846 3.93 Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.846 4.07 King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
0.845 4.16 Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy by Gary Thomas
0.843 3.98 The War of the Jewels: The Later Silmarillion, Part Two by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.839 4.13 Battle Ground by Jim Butcher
0.839 4.24 Winter Days in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.838 4.16 The Atlas of Middle-Earth by Karen Wynn Fonstad
0.838 3.82 The Return of the Shadow by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.836 3.98 Dancing Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
0.836 3.92 The Tolkien Reader by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.835 3.88 Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) by Lenore Skenazy
0.834 4.07 The Monsters and the Critics: And Other Essays. J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.825 4.13 An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers by Danny Gregory
0.825 3.82 Jamie's America by Jamie Oliver
0.823 4.11 Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
0.822 3.95 The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.822 4.17 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
0.821 4.06 A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table by Tim Chester
0.82 3.88 The Treason of Isengard by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.818 3.81 Espresso Tales by Alexander McCall Smith
0.818 4.2 The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness by Jeff Olson
0.816 4.05 Morgoth's Ring: The Later Silmarillion, Part One by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.815 3.87 The War of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.814 4.13 Tales from the Perilous Realm by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.813 4.31 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
0.812 3.95 The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman
0.811 4.19 First Lord's Fury by Jim Butcher
0.81 3.94 The World According to Bertie by Alexander McCall Smith
0.809 4.09 The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology by Tom Shippey
0.804 4.17 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
0.802 4.16 Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them by Ross W. Greene
0.798 4.06 Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson
0.798 3.82 The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
0.797 4.4 Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
0.796 4 Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
0.794 4.07 Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
0.794 4.2 Mistborn: Secret History by Brandon Sanderson
0.793 4.16 Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie
0.788 4.31 Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
0.784 3.7 The Mind's Eye by Oliver Sacks
0.783 4.38 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
0.781 4.35 The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer
0.78 4.52 The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.776 4.09 Beren and Lúthien by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.776 4.16 The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.774 4.08 Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship by Colin Duriez
0.771 4.45 The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
0.767 4.3 Joy of Cooking [1997] by Irma S. Rombauer
0.766 3.4 Deadly Storm by Brian Michael Bendis
0.764 4.3 All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945 by Max Hastings
0.763 4.46 The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion by Wayne G. Hammond
0.759 3.84 Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word by Randall Kennedy
0.757 4.01 Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy by Deborah Needleman
0.757 3.73 Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: Down Town by Jim Butcher
0.756 4.31 Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World by Verlyn Flieger
0.756 4.08 The Fall of Gondolin by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.755 4.32 Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin
0.754 4.08 Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope, Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper
0.752 4.33 Night Angel Trilogy (3-in-1) by Brent Weeks
0.749 4.3 Cold Days by Jim Butcher
0.745 4.28 The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God by Carl Sagan
0.744 3.58 Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher
0.742 4.13 Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan
0.742 4.15 Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" by Corey Olsen
0.74 4.42 The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt
0.738 4.1 The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff
0.736 4.18 J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by Tom Shippey
0.733 4.09 Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson
0.725 4.36 Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson
0.724 4.33 Skin Game by Jim Butcher
0.723 4.3 The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry
0.722 4.16 Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
0.72 4.39 Changes by Jim Butcher
0.719 4.03 The Burning God by R.F. Kuang
0.718 4.27 Small Favor by Jim Butcher
0.709 4.14 Brief Cases by Jim Butcher
0.701 4.27 J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator by Wayne G. Hammond
0.7 3.8 Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: Wild Card by Jim Butcher
0.689 4.53 The Complete C. S. Lewis Signature Classics by C. S. Lewis
0.684 4.55 Something Under the Bed Is Drooling by Bill Watterson
0.668 4.58 Weirdos from Another Planet! by Bill Watterson
0.667 4.58 Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.659 4.48 Drawn Together by Minh Lê
0.659 3.92 The Unbearable Lightness of Scones by Alexander McCall Smith
0.648 4.63 The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book by Bill Watterson
0.648 4.6 Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
0.648 4.63 The Annotated Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.639 4.47 The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook by Alan Lee
0.636 4.58 Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" by Bill Watterson
0.621 4.56 The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad