Controversial Books for facet101

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
1.342 3.4 The Manipulated Man by Esther Vilar
1.289 3.54 The Bondage Breaker: Overcoming Negative Thoughts, Irrational Feelings, Habitual Sins by Neil T. Anderson
1.272 3.47 The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
1.262 3.48 Inside the Mind of Unchurched Harry and Mary by Lee Strobel
1.24 3.46 Wild at Heart Field Manual: A Personal Guide to Discover the Secret of Your Masculine Soul by John Eldredge
1.193 3.46 The Rage against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith by Peter Hitchens
1.17 3.37 My Appetite for Destruction by Steven Adler
1.153 3.06 Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper -- Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell
1.152 3.75 Revolution in World Missions by K. P. Yohannan
1.142 3.71 The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity by Lee Strobel
1.127 3.95 Experiencing God: How to Live the Full Adventure of Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry T. Blackaby
1.118 3.17 Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris
1.116 3.43 BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker
1.115 2.86 At Risk by Patricia Cornwell
1.112 3.44 Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal by Ian Christe
1.112 3.38 Hannibal by Thomas Harris
1.1 3.38 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.087 3.84 The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
1.082 4.02 I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler
1.081 3.41 Denial by Keith Ablow
1.075 3.74 Intercessory Prayer: How God Can Use Your Prayers to Move Heaven and Earth by Dutch Sheets
1.066 3.63 StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
1.065 3.82 Perelandra by C. S. Lewis
1.048 3.89 The Vanished Ones by Donato Carrisi
1.048 3.78 That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis
1.043 3.92 The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn't Exist by Craig Groeschel
1.043 3.88 The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
1.036 3.89 If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
1.029 4.47 NIV Life Application Study Bible by Tyndale
1.029 3.98 Cold Killing by Luke Delaney
1.028 4.28 The Restorer by Sharon Hinck
1.028 2.98 Driven to Distraction by Jeremy Clarkson
1.025 3.93 Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms by Tim Tebow
1.025 3.85 Three by Ted Dekker
1.023 3.93 The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God by Lee Strobel
1.017 3.69 The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson
1.016 3.77 The Wind Singer by William Nicholson
1.01 4.07 Shadow of the Almighty by Elisabeth Elliot
1.005 3.59 The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men by Christina Hoff Sommers
1.004 3.79 Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future by Andy Stanley
1.003 3.51 Relentless: A Novel by Dean Koontz
0.999 4 Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce by John Piper
0.995 3.74 Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
0.994 3.38 Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work by Paul Babiak
0.991 3.96 Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John Piper
0.982 3.75 Run Baby Run by Nicky Cruz
0.98 4.06 Fireproof: Novelization by Eric Wilson
0.978 4.13 No Greater Love by Mother Teresa
0.976 4.23 Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible by J. Scott Duvall
0.973 4.02 Don't Waste Your Life by John Piper
0.972 4.04 Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan
0.972 3.77 Mud, Sweat and Tears by Bear Grylls
0.971 3.87 Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper
0.97 4.07 A tale of three kings by Gene Edwards
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.97 3.83 Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis
0.968 4.32 On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision by William Lane Craig
0.968 3.83 The Art of War by Sun Tzu
0.967 3.92 Victory Over the Darkness: Realizing the Power of Your Identity in Christ by Neil T. Anderson
0.964 3.96 The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
0.964 4.01 Streams of Living Water: Celebrating the Great Traditions of Christian Faith by Richard J. Foster
0.962 3.59 The Testament by John Grisham
0.962 4.2 I Dared to Call Him Father: The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman's Encounter with God by Bilquis Sheikh
0.961 3.99 Tramp for the Lord by Corrie Ten Boom
0.961 3.62 The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout
0.958 3.74 Save Me from Myself: How I Found God, Quit Korn, Kicked Drugs, and Lived to Tell My Story by Brian Welch
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
0.954 3.75 The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver
0.953 3.76 House of Dark Shadows by Robert Liparulo
0.95 3.72 Along Came a Spider by James Patterson
0.949 4.08 The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
0.946 3.77 Slash by Slash
0.941 3.71 Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir by Dave Mustaine
0.94 3.86 Firesong by William Nicholson
0.939 4.12 The Screwtape Letters / Screwtape Proposes a Toast by C. S. Lewis
0.938 3.92 The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
0.936 3.66 Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston
0.932 3.44 Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography by Alex Ferguson
0.932 4.01 Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices by Mosab Hassan Yousef
0.932 3.9 Too Busy Not to Pray by Bill Hybels
0.932 4.02 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
0.931 3.61 Privileged Information by Stephen White
0.929 3.68 Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
0.926 3.76 Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us by Robert D. Hare
0.923 4.13 Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged by Matthew Henry
0.922 3.88 The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
0.921 3.58 Small Steps by Louis Sachar
0.92 3.79 Journey Into Darkness by John E. Douglas
0.919 3.6 Roadside Crosses by Jeffery Deaver
0.918 3.73 Jack & Jill by James Patterson
0.918 3.36 Manhattan is My Beat by Jeffery Deaver
0.915 3.47 The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen
0.914 3.62 The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
0.913 4.07 Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging by Brennan Manning
0.911 3.91 The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
0.911 4.26 Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
0.91 4.02 Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
0.91 3.87 Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
0.91 4.34 Courageous by Randy Alcorn
0.907 2.91 Theology: A Very Short Introduction by David F. Ford
0.906 4.03 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
0.906 3.83 Penguins Stopped Play: Eleven Village Cricketers Take on the World by Harry Thompson
0.906 3.85 Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It's Impossible to Be Spiritually Mature, While Remaining Emotionally Immature by Peter Scazzero
0.901 3.74 Taking on the World by Ellen MacArthur
0.9 3.41 The Lost Girls of Rome by Donato Carrisi
0.9 3.83 Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
0.898 3.54 Is that really you, God? by Loren Cunningham
0.898 4.29 The Pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer
0.897 3.89 Buried Secrets by Irene Hannon
0.896 4.17 God's Smuggler by Anne van der Bijl
0.895 3.89 The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert E. Coleman
0.895 4.14 Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard J. Foster
0.894 3.75 Feather Boy by Nicky Singer
0.892 3.84 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
0.891 3.99 How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee
0.888 4.03 Die for Me by Karen Rose
0.886 3.75 Gerrard: My Autobiography by Steven Gerrard
0.883 4.14 What's So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey
0.882 3.83 Life and Laughing: My Story by Michael McIntyre
0.88 4.2 The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller
0.879 3.51 XO by Jeffery Deaver
0.878 3.83 Bono: In Conversation by Michka Assayas
0.876 3.95 Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson
0.876 3.8 Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas
0.876 4.03 Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus by DC Talk
0.874 3.49 Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse: And Other Lessons from Modern Life by David Mitchell
0.874 3.79 Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life by Paul Ekman
0.872 3.66 The Sleeping Doll by Jeffery Deaver
0.872 4.06 Holes by Louis Sachar
0.871 3.75 The Distant Echo by Val McDermid
0.869 4.08 A Hunger for God: Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer by John Piper
0.868 4.08 The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
0.867 4.14 When I Don't Desire God by John Piper
0.867 3.74 Solitude Creek by Jeffery Deaver
0.866 3.85 It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by D. Michael Abrashoff
0.866 4.18 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.865 3.56 For Crying Out Loud: The World According to Clarkson, Volume 3 by Jeremy Clarkson
0.864 3.85 The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.86 3.69 When the Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman
0.858 3.6 The Measure of a Man: Twenty Attributes of a Godly Man by Gene A. Getz
0.855 3.81 Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage, Third Edition by Paul Ekman
0.854 3.27 As You Do . . .: Adventures with Evel, Oliver, and the Vice-President of Botswana by Richard Hammond
0.854 3.74 More Twisted: Collected Stories, Vol. II by Jeffery Deaver
0.853 4.04 The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker
0.846 3.51 In the Dark by Mark Billingham
0.845 4 The Holy Spirit by Billy Graham
0.844 3.84 The Pawn by Steven James
0.842 3.95 On the Edge: My Story by Richard Hammond
0.842 4.16 A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
0.841 4.19 Rees Howells: Intercessor by Norman Grubb
0.84 4.31 Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
0.839 3.69 Hell Bent for Leather: Confessions of a Heavy Metal Addict by Seb Hunter
0.837 4.12 William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-Slave Trade Campaigner by William Hague
0.837 4 In Search of the Source by Neil Anderson
0.835 3.73 The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver
0.834 4.4 Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions by Gregory Koukl
0.833 3.92 The Anatomy of Motive : The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals by John Douglas
0.832 3.98 The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
0.83 3.95 Note to Self: The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself by Joe Thorn
0.823 3.95 Chasing the Dragon by Jackie Pullinger
0.821 3.57 Cycling Home from Siberia: 30,000 miles, 3 years, 1 bicycle by Rob Lilwall
0.82 4.12 I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
0.819 4.4 The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
0.813 3.87 Alice Cooper, Golf Monster: A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict by Alice Cooper
0.812 4.31 The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.81 3.83 Still Life by Louise Penny
0.809 3.88 Blood Work by Michael Connelly
0.808 3.77 The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson
0.806 3.85 The Last Fighting Tommy: The Life of Harry Patch, the Only Surviving Veteran of the Trenches by Richard Van Emden
0.805 4.44 Knowing God by J. I. Packer
0.802 3.88 The Late Show by Michael Connelly
0.796 4.12 Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home by Richard J. Foster
0.791 4.18 How People Grow: What the Bible Reveals About Personal Growth by Henry Cloud
0.79 4.21 Bruchko by Bruce Olson
0.79 3.78 What Does This Button Do? An Autobiography by Bruce Dickinson
0.784 4.28 Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
0.776 3.8 So Many Ways to Begin by Jon McGregor
0.772 3.66 Back Story: A Memoir by David Mitchell
0.77 4.3 In My Father's House: The Years Before "The Hiding Place" by Corrie Ten Boom
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.762 4.13 A Cast of Stones by Patrick W. Carr
0.756 3.42 The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-Cohen
0.742 4.28 The Autobiography of George Müller by George Müller
0.742 4.13 Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan
0.741 3.41 The Reluctant Detective by Rebecca Jenkins
0.74 3.92 A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny
0.74 4.55 The Mortification of Sin by John Owen
0.736 4.36 Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie J. Davis
0.731 4.23 No Compromise: The Life Story of Keith Green by Melody Green
0.726 3.61 Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3 by Jeffery Deaver
0.717 4.36 The Sherlock Holmes Novels: A Study in Scarlet / The Sign of the Four / The Hound of the Baskervilles / The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle
0.714 3.84 Gotta Get Theroux This by Louis Theroux
0.712 3.83 The Challenge of the Disciplined Life: Christian Reflections on Money, Sex, and Power by Richard J. Foster
0.702 3.9 The Killer of Little Shepherds by Douglas Starr
0.695 3.67 Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1974-2001) by Don Felder
0.691 4.12 It's So Easy: and other lies by Duff Mckagan
0.685 3.66 Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath by Tony Iommi
0.671 4.48 Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace by Heath Lambert
0.661 4.21 The Art of Captaincy by Mike Brearley
0.66 4.15 You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions by Tim Chester
0.58 4.57 Unashamed by Lecrae Moore
0.564 4.65 Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity by Nabeel Qureshi
0.47 4.76 The Prediction by Darren Sugrue