Controversial Books for booksaplentynz

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
1.28 3.31 Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis
1.247 3.35 The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny by Robin Sharma
1.181 3.48 The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking by Mikael Krogerus
1.167 3.57 Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals by Rachel Hollis
1.127 3.47 Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
1.118 3.42 The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin
1.103 3.85 Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
1.078 3.76 The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker
1.054 3.76 Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
1.054 3.74 The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
1.045 3.78 Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
1.043 3.72 The Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
1.038 3.87 The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
1.031 3.79 The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership : follow them and people will follow you by John C. Maxwell
1.03 3.79 The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks
1.028 3.87 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
1.026 3.79 Mindfulness : a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by Mark Williams
1.012 3.98 How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
1.01 3.78 Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
1.003 3.95 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
0.987 3.93 Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel
0.987 3.64 Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
0.983 4 Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio
0.975 3.89 Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
0.97 3.86 The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
0.962 3.7 Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
0.958 3.59 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam
0.955 3.98 To Have or to Be? by Erich Fromm
0.946 4.01 Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
0.944 3.98 Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
0.94 3.81 Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin
0.938 3.52 Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler
0.938 3.85 Sam Walton: Made in America by Sam Walton
0.937 3.98 Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
0.933 3.66 The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin
0.932 3.69 Permission Marketing : Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers by Seth Godin
0.928 3.93 Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World by Timothy Ferriss
0.927 3.73 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
0.906 3.75 Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
0.896 3.96 Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
0.892 3.83 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
0.891 3.77 Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell
0.888 3.68 Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam M. Grant
0.887 3.98 Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World by Rutger Bregman
0.886 4.12 Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
0.88 3.75 Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg
0.879 3.93 Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins
0.873 3.95 The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith by Gabrielle Bernstein
0.872 4.08 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
0.867 3.75 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
0.864 4.01 Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brene Brown
0.863 4.07 The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor
0.862 3.92 The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization by John C. Maxwell
0.861 3.93 All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World by Seth Godin
0.859 3.95 Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
0.857 4.16 Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
0.856 4.08 The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt
0.854 3.89 The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
0.852 3.73 Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life (Masterminds Series) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
0.852 3.78 This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See by Seth Godin
0.844 4.2 Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
0.842 3.89 The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
0.84 3.73 When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
0.829 3.83 Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger
0.827 3.66 Wolfpack: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach
0.819 4.23 Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky
0.809 4.23 The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential by John C. Maxwell
0.786 4.05 Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler
0.776 3.93 Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success by Matthew Syed
0.736 3.54 Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business (and in Life) by Thomas Erikson