Controversial Books for jma1972

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
1.189 3.54 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
1.14 3.99 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
1.136 3.56 Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
1.128 3.79 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.08 3.89 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.065 3.89 Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.04 3.53 Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
1.033 3.72 The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
1.016 3.58 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
1.013 3.56 The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.004 4.13 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
1.001 3.87 Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
0.995 3.45 Walking in Circles Before Lying Down: A Novel by Merrill Markoe
0.984 3.99 Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
0.98 3.93 The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
0.969 3.76 The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
0.968 3.56 Sphere by Michael Crichton
0.965 4.03 Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
0.959 3.92 The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
0.949 3.76 Silas Marner by George Eliot
0.948 3.91 The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
0.948 3.8 Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss
0.945 3.73 A Mercy by Toni Morrison
0.945 3.95 501 German Verbs by Henry Strutz
0.938 3.82 Sula by Toni Morrison
0.936 4.15 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.932 3.86 The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
0.927 4 Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
0.925 4.22 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.919 4 The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker
0.915 3.99 Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
0.915 3.77 The Keep by F. Paul Wilson
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.912 4.21 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.91 4.01 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
0.909 3.65 The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
0.908 3.6 The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
0.908 4.27 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
0.907 3.94 Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
0.904 4.09 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
0.903 4.27 Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
0.898 3.81 Chocolat by Joanne Harris
0.889 4.34 The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou
0.884 4.02 Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
0.876 4.13 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
0.871 4 Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
0.87 4.4 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.866 4.1 Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
0.863 3.9 Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver
0.861 3.72 Maria: The True Story of the Beloved Heroine of The Sound of Music by Maria Von Trapp
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.852 4.38 The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.85 3.96 The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
0.849 4.31 Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs by Suzanne Clothier
0.844 4.3 501 Spanish Verbs by Christopher Kendris
0.831 4.3 Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
0.821 4.34 The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
0.809 4.27 All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
0.808 4.12 Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
0.806 4.39 The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.768 4.47 The Return of The King by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.735 4.29 The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia B. McConnell
0.697 4.59 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare