Controversial Books for j.oliver

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.301 3.74 Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
1.182 3.86 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.167 3.33 Dexter is Dead by Jeff Lindsay
1.128 3.8 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.124 3.42 Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan
1.122 3.58 Anthem by Ayn Rand
1.122 3.37 A Night without Armor: Poems by Jewel
1.122 3.4 State of Fear by Michael Crichton
1.12 3.8 Great Moments in Architecture by David Macaulay
1.102 3.71 American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
1.093 3.29 Gerald's Game by Stephen King
1.078 3.33 Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
1.07 3.59 Lisey's Story by Stephen King
1.065 3.9 The Four Books on Architecture by Andrea Palladio
1.065 3.42 Rama Revealed by Arthur C. Clarke
1.056 3.58 If... (Questions For The Game of Life) by Evelyn McFarlane
1.051 4.25 Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
1.047 3.39 The Regulators by Richard Bachman
1.044 3.53 Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan
1.034 3.67 Insomnia by Stephen King
1.033 3.76 Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual by Rick Sternbach
1.026 3.77 The Merriam-Webster Dictionary by Merriam-Webster
1.026 3.51 The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan
1.026 3.54 Timeline by Michael Crichton
1.022 3.55 Phaze Doubt by Piers Anthony
1.018 3.92 Neuromancer by William Gibson
1.017 4.06 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1.017 3.16 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
1.015 3.38 Unicorn Point by Piers Anthony
1.014 3.45 Cell by Stephen King
1.013 3.47 The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff
1.011 3.47 Robot Adept by Piers Anthony
1.007 3.39 Out of Phaze by Piers Anthony
1.004 3.72 Avalon: The Return of King Arthur by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.999 3.4 Dexter in the Dark by Jeff Lindsay
0.996 3.59 Desperation by Stephen King
0.992 3.79 The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
0.985 3.44 Prey by Michael Crichton
0.984 3.97 Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
0.983 3.71 Bag of Bones by Stephen King
0.981 3.57 Pendragon by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.979 3.61 A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan
0.978 3.54 Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
0.977 4.01 Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
0.975 3.31 From a Buick 8 by Stephen King
0.974 3.35 Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
0.97 3.63 Split Infinity by Piers Anthony
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.97 3.66 Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King
0.968 3.56 Sphere by Michael Crichton
0.966 4.01 The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
0.963 4.12 Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
0.963 3.5 The Lost World by Michael Crichton
0.963 3.61 Fraud: Essays by David Rakoff
0.962 3.86 Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
0.961 3.77 Loamhedge by Brian Jacques
0.958 3.78 Black House by Stephen King
0.958 4.07 It by Stephen King
0.958 3.95 Taggerung by Brian Jacques
0.957 3.37 31 Songs by Nick Hornby
0.957 3.69 The Iron Lance by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.957 3.8 The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
0.956 3.78 Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan
0.954 4.12 The Dark Tower by Stephen King
0.954 3.27 Congo by Michael Crichton
0.953 3.83 Under the Dome by Stephen King
0.949 3.64 Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
0.948 3.63 The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie
0.948 3.86 Song of Susannah by Stephen King
0.947 3.77 Outcast of Redwall by Brian Jacques
0.946 3.56 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl
0.946 3.64 Arthur by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.945 3.87 Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan
0.945 3.66 Priest, Volume 1 by Min-woo Hyung
0.942 4.05 Wizard and Glass by Stephen King
0.942 2.54 7 Steps to Midnight by Richard Matheson
0.942 3.53 Blue Adept by Piers Anthony
0.94 3.79 Merlin by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.939 3.66 Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King
0.938 3.15 How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
0.935 3.15 Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things by Cy Tymony
0.935 3.82 The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan
0.933 4.09 The Once and Future King by T. H. White
0.932 3.93 The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan
0.93 3.21 2061: Odyssey Three by Arthur C. Clarke
0.93 4.08 Inferno by Dante Alighieri
0.93 3.54 Juxtaposition by Piers Anthony
0.929 3.67 Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
0.928 3.64 Grail by Stephen R. Lawhead
0.928 3.09 The Book of Drugs: A Memoir by Mike Doughty
0.927 3.46 A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
0.927 3.85 Marlfox by Brian Jacques
0.925 3.81 The Legend of Luke by Brian Jacques
0.924 3.98 Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
0.921 3.98 A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
0.921 3.85 Salamandastron by Brian Jacques
0.919 3.76 The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A. J. Jacobs
0.918 3.73 Shakespeare Wrote for Money by Nick Hornby
0.918 4.07 American Gods by Neil Gaiman
0.918 3.85 Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
0.916 3.56 Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King
0.915 4.01 Architecture: Form, Space, and Order by Francis D. K. Ching
0.914 3.99 Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger
0.914 3.88 Lord Brocktree by Brian Jacques
0.913 3.8 Triss by Brian Jacques
0.912 3.95 Priest, Volume 2 by Min-woo Hyung
0.909 3.34 A Case of Need by Michael Crichton
0.908 3.88 Duma Key by Stephen King
0.907 4.21 Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne
0.906 4 Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
0.905 3.59 Tatham Mound by Piers Anthony
0.905 4.11 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
0.905 3.92 Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.902 4.19 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
0.899 3.9 Blackburn by Bradley Denton
0.898 3.66 Dexter is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay
0.896 3.98 The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
0.896 3.87 I Am Legend and Other Stories by Richard Matheson
0.895 3.55 The Dark Half by Stephen King
0.894 3.89 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
0.893 3.97 Misery by Stephen King
0.893 3.73 The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
0.892 4 The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
0.891 3.83 The Pearls of Lutra by Brian Jacques
0.891 4.26 The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
0.891 4.02 Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King
0.889 3.57 Dexter's Final Cut: A Novel by Jeff Lindsay
0.888 4.04 Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques
0.888 3.92 The Long Patrol by Brian Jacques
0.888 4.19 The Religions of Man by Huston Smith
0.886 3.63 Sherwood by Parke Godwin
0.885 3.69 Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King
0.884 3.97 A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
0.883 3.2 Red Herrings and White Elephants by Albert Jack
0.883 4.13 The Library of World Poetry by William Cullen Bryant
0.882 3.87 The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov
0.881 4.23 Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
0.88 4.12 Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
0.878 4.03 Mossflower by Brian Jacques
0.876 3.84 The Bellmaker by Brian Jacques
0.876 3.82 Mariel of Redwall by Brian Jacques
0.876 3.94 Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
0.875 3.8 Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
0.875 4.11 Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
0.872 3.92 High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
0.871 4 High Rhulain by Brian Jacques
0.869 4.3 The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King
0.868 4.08 The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
0.866 3.76 Everything's Eventual : 14 Dark Tales by Stephen King
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.864 3.85 Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.861 4.1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
0.857 3.94 Four Plays by Eugène Ionesco
0.856 4.25 Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
0.856 4.12 Firelord by Parke Godwin
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
0.854 4.1 Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
0.854 3.93 Mattimeo by Brian Jacques
0.852 4.07 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
0.852 4.37 The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
0.85 4.02 Stardust by Neil Gaiman
0.85 3.61 Double Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.847 3.87 The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume 4: Minority Report by Philip K. Dick
0.847 3.98 I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
0.844 3.96 Rakkety Tam by Brian Jacques
0.842 4.15 Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger
0.842 3.38 Speaking with the Angel by Nick Hornby
0.841 4.05 Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
0.839 4.36 A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
0.838 3.91 Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry by Billy Collins
0.837 3.9 The Outsider by Stephen King
0.835 3.74 Beloved Exile by Parke Godwin
0.833 4.04 The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl
0.833 4.21 On Writing by Stephen King
0.832 3.99 Coraline by Neil Gaiman
0.832 3.74 About a Boy by Nick Hornby
0.831 4.35 Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
0.829 3.99 Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions by Neil Gaiman
0.828 3.93 Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
0.825 4.21 11/22/63 by Stephen King
0.824 3.95 Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
0.823 3.9 Joyland by Stephen King
0.82 3.96 Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman
0.82 3.95 The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
0.819 4.25 The Green Mile by Stephen King
0.819 3.71 Just After Sunset by Stephen King
0.817 3.91 Pooh's Little Instruction Book by Joan Powers
0.817 3.94 Things the Grandchildren Should Know by Mark Oliver Everett
0.816 3.7 Revival by Stephen King
0.814 3.78 Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut
0.812 3.9 The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
0.811 3.59 Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.807 3.77 The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
0.807 3.92 End of Watch by Stephen King
0.807 4.24 The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan
0.803 4.34 A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
0.801 3.85 The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King
0.8 4.18 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.786 4.45 A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction by Christopher Alexander
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.783 4.11 Doomwyte by Brian Jacques
0.783 4.39 100 Love Sonnets by Pablo Neruda
0.783 4.02 Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
0.777 4.11 Boy / Going Solo by Roald Dahl
0.775 3.61 Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown
0.772 4.04 Eulalia! by Brian Jacques
0.77 4.28 Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan
0.77 4.4 The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.768 3.97 Skin and Other Stories by Roald Dahl
0.767 4.08 The Institute by Stephen King
0.764 3.94 Finders Keepers by Stephen King
0.762 4.06 The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
0.755 3.67 Robin and the King by Parke Godwin
0.755 3.92 Housekeeping vs. the Dirt by Nick Hornby
0.749 4.46 E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems 1904-1962 by E. E. Cummings
0.746 4.32 A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
0.745 4.23 White Night by Jim Butcher
0.743 4.43 A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
0.742 4.03 Nightmare at 20,000 Feet by Richard Matheson
0.738 4.12 The Rogue Crew by Brian Jacques
0.716 4.19 The Sable Quean by Brian Jacques
0.707 3.97 Redwall - The Wall (Vol 1 of 3; abridged) by Brian Jacques
0.701 3.76 Pyromancer by Don Callander
0.687 4.57 The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
0.664 3.76 House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series) by Henry Jacoby
0.658 4.26 Good Will Hunting: A Screenplay by Matt Damon
0.402 4.78 Firefly: A Celebration (Anniversary Edition) by Joss Whedon