Controversial Books for mamajen987

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
1.398 3.27 Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
1.325 3.36 Too Long a Stranger by Janette Oke
1.301 3.69 Who Was King Tut? by Roberta Edwards
1.301 3.71 Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
1.275 3.19 The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life by Bruce H. Wilkinson
1.272 3.29 The Enemy Within: Saving America from the Liberal Assault on Our Schools, Faith, and Military by Michael Savage
1.265 3.73 Where to Find It in the Bible by Ken Anderson
1.254 3.88 Nave's Topical Bible by Orville J. Nave
1.247 3.39 The Mystery of the Mixed-up Zoo by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.21 3.53 Every Young Woman's Battle by Shannon Ethridge
1.196 3.65 Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo
1.195 3.45 The Way Things Ought to Be by Rush Limbaugh
1.182 3.84 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.174 3.48 Plato, Not Prozac!: Applying Eternal Wisdom to Everyday Problems by Lou Marinoff
1.163 3.85 Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey by David Horowitz
1.16 3.31 Why We Want You to Be Rich: Two Men, One Message by Donald Trump
1.145 3.5 A Second Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul: 101 More Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Women by Jack Canfield
1.142 3.72 The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity by Lee Strobel
1.141 3.85 Being George Washington: The Indispensable Man, as You've Never Seen Him by Glenn Beck
1.134 3.5 Blue Bay Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.125 3.56 30-Minute Meals by Rachael Ray
1.122 3.57 Anthem by Ayn Rand
1.108 3.9 Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems, and Speeches by William J. Bennett
1.104 3.81 We the Living by Ayn Rand
1.096 3.98 A Patriot's History of the United States by Larry Schweikart
1.089 3.86 The Secret of the Desert Stone by Frank Peretti
1.088 3.49 Cliffordʼs Puppy Days by Norman Bridwell
1.087 3.85 The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus by Lee Strobel
1.082 3.68 A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness by Dave Pelzer
1.082 3.87 The Moral Compass: Stories for a Life's Journey by William J. Bennett
1.08 3.88 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.079 3.57 Houseboat Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.075 4.02 Integrity: The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality by Henry Cloud
1.066 3.7 Boundaries in Dating: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Relationships by Henry Cloud
1.066 3.45 The Mystery of the Hidden Painting by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.065 3.94 The Holy Bible: The New English Bible With Apocrypha by Joint Committee Bible
1.064 3.88 Walden / Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
1.064 3.73 The Maker's Diet by Jordan Rubin
1.063 3.86 The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher Andrew
1.063 3.61 George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade
1.059 3.59 The Legend of Annie Murphy by Frank E. Peretti
1.055 3.69 The Real America: Messages from the Heart and Heartland by Glenn Beck
1.046 4.18 Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes by Jane O'Connor
1.045 3.5 Fresh Power: Experiencing the Vast Resources of the Spirit of God by Jim Cymbala
1.043 3.88 The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn't Exist by Craig Groeschel
1.041 3.69 A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Washington, D.C., 1917 by Kathryn Lasky
1.037 3.88 The Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke
1.036 3.76 Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Love and Friendship by Jack Canfield
1.031 3.71 Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.031 3.82 I survived the Joplin tornado, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis
1.031 3.61 Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow by Nathan Brandsford
1.03 4.13 Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia by Natasha Campbell-McBride
1.029 4.32 Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn
1.029 3.52 Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer
1.026 4.27 The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas that Changed the World by W. Cleon Skousen
1.025 3.99 Tilly by Frank E. Peretti
1.025 3.79 Johnny Tremain: A Story of Boston in Revolt by Esther Forbes
1.023 3.44 When God Doesn't Make Sense by James Dobson
1.021 4.15 Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758 by Benjamin Franklin
1.021 4.05 Boundaries with Kids by Henry Cloud
1.018 3.65 House of Robots by James Patterson
1.017 3.84 Be Mature : An Expository Study of The Epistle of James by Warren W. Wiersbe
1.017 4.05 Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, To Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud
1.016 3.9 Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds by Thomas G. West
1.016 4.09 The Golden Children's Bible by Rev. Joseph A. Grispino
1.015 4.04 Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs
1.014 3.45 Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter
1.013 3.73 It Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography by Norman Schwarzkopf
1.012 3.62 Aristotle for Everybody : Difficult Thought Made Easy by Mortimer J. Adler
1.009 3.77 The Outlaws by W. E. B. Griffin
1.008 3.57 Mystery Ranch by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.005 3.75 Sounder by William H. Armstrong
1.005 3.71 Mountain Top Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.003 3.95 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
1.001 3.61 Caboose Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.999 3.99 The Light and the Glory by Peter Marshall
0.997 3.67 Politics by Aristotle
0.996 3.45 Bicycle Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.994 3.95 Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln by John Stauffer
0.994 4.25 The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic by Mark R. Levin
0.993 3.88 The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn
0.991 4.42 Hearts Of Fire: Eight Women In The Underground Church And Their Stories Of Costly Faith by Steve Cleary
0.99 3.75 Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
0.987 3.59 The Trouble With Tink (Disney Fairies) by Kiki Thorpe
0.987 4.1 Bodyguard of Lies by Anthony Cave Brown
0.985 3.91 Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans by Rush Limbaugh
0.984 3.89 The Works of Josephus by Flavius Josephus
0.984 3.94 Making Thirteen Colonies by Joy Hakim
0.983 3.96 The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.983 3.69 Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith by Martha Beck
0.983 3.97 I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916! by Lauren Tarshis
0.98 3.89 Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
0.98 3.7 The Woodshed Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.979 3.9 The Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee by Robert Edward Lee Jr.
0.978 3.82 Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly
0.974 3.65 Puppies in the Pantry (Animal Ark) by Ben M. Baglio
0.974 3.89 Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare
0.972 4.11 Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas
0.97 3.41 Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers by Michael Barone
0.97 3.73 The Jefferson Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth by Thomas Jefferson
0.97 4 I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis
0.968 4.32 On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision by William Lane Craig
0.968 3.4 The Animal Shelter Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.964 3.97 The Five Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman
0.964 3.56 The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman
0.963 3.93 The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
0.962 4.08 The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
0.961 3.85 I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis
0.96 3.84 First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind by Jessie Wise
0.959 3.71 It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
0.957 3.84 The Tombs of Anak by Frank E. Peretti
0.957 3.84 The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman
0.955 3.78 The Yellow House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.953 3.45 Vidia and the Fairy Crown (Disney Fairies) by Laura Driscoll
0.952 3.73 The No. 1 Ladiesʼ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
0.95 4.29 Puppies for Sale by Dan Clark
0.949 3.59 Red Dog by Bill Wallace
0.949 3.76 Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change Your Child's Attitude, Behavior & Character in 5 Days by Dr. Kevin Leman
0.947 3.81 The American Heritage History of the Civil War by Bruce Catton
0.946 3.9 Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield
0.945 3.79 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
0.944 3.86 I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 by Lauren Tarshis
0.944 4.01 My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir by Clarence Thomas
0.943 3.82 I Got a "D" in Salami by Henry Winkler
0.942 3.77 Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile, Egypt, 57 B.C. by Kristiana Gregory
0.942 3.9 The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ by Lee Strobel
0.939 4.02 The Love Dare by Stephen Kendrick
0.937 3.64 Schoolhouse Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.935 3.98 An Introduction to the Old Testament by Tremper Longman, III
0.935 4.17 Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
0.934 3.46 Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade
0.934 3.83 The Judgment by Beverly Lewis
0.933 4.29 The Law by Frédéric Bastiat
0.932 3.91 Too Busy Not to Pray by Bill Hybels
0.932 3.6 Biggest Flirts (The Superlatives) by Jennifer Echols
0.931 4.21 The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
0.93 4.09 Oswald Chambers : Abandoned to God by Dave McCasland
0.93 3.68 The Essays by Francis Bacon
0.929 4.04 Born Again by Charles W. Colson
0.929 4.1 Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just by Timothy Keller
0.928 3.61 They Called Her Mrs. Doc by Janette Oke
0.928 4.2 The Road to Serfdom by F. A. Hayek
0.926 3.88 Christmas After All: The Great Depression Diary of Minnie Swift, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1932 by Kathryn Lasky
0.925 3.83 Escape from the Island of Aquarius by Frank E. Peretti
0.921 4.27 The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian
0.919 3.72 Agenda 21 by Glenn Beck
0.918 4.19 The New Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible: Classic Edition by James Strong
0.917 3.54 The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo Girl, New Mexico, 1864 by Ann Turner
0.916 3.97 Common Sense by Thomas Paine
0.915 3.81 Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
0.914 4 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.914 4.09 The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
0.911 4.11 Little Women / Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
0.911 3.48 The Forgotten Founding Father: Noah Webster's Obsession and the Creation of an American Culture by Joshua Kendall
0.91 3.65 When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 by Barry Denenberg
0.91 3.57 A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 by Kathryn Lasky
0.91 4.06 The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 1: Ancient Times, From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Empire by Susan Wise Bauer
0.907 4.09 The Journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty: United States Marine Corps, Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968 by Ellen Emerson White
0.904 3.8 Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea by Frank E. Peretti
0.904 4.06 Emma by Jane Austen
0.902 3.77 The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram your genes for effortless weight loss, vibrant health, and boundless energy (Primal Blueprint Series) by Mark Sisson
0.901 3.64 West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi, New York to Idaho Territory, 1883 by Jim Murphy
0.9 3.89 Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson Bethke
0.9 4.22 Who Was Abraham Lincoln? by Janet Pascal
0.899 3.56 A Line in the Sand: The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence, Gonzales, Texas, 1836 by Sherry Garland
0.897 3.83 Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
0.897 4.06 From Colonies to Country by Joy Hakim
0.897 3.65 Santa Paws by Nicholas Edwards
0.895 4.04 Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.894 3.88 The Door in the Dragon's Throat by Frank E. Peretti
0.891 4.05 I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis
0.889 3.59 So Far from Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847 by Barry Denenberg
0.888 4.1 Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.885 4.03 Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North, Chicago, Illinois, 1919 by Patricia C. Mckissack
0.883 4.01 I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis
0.878 3.71 Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
0.878 3.87 Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, RMS Titanic, 1912 by Ellen Emerson White
0.877 4.28 The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian
0.876 3.9 Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903 by Kathryn Lasky
0.873 3.75 The Journal of Augustus Pelletier: The Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804 by Kathryn Lasky
0.873 4.29 Reinventing Jesus by J. Ed Komoszewski
0.866 4.04 Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny by Brian Kilmeade
0.865 4.02 The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
0.864 4.04 In Freedom's Cause: A Story of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce by G. A. Henty
0.86 3.84 Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle by Si Robertson
0.853 4.14 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
0.85 3.81 Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 by Kathryn Lasky
0.848 4.15 The Journals of Jim Elliot by Jim Elliot
0.848 3.73 Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling
0.847 3.92 Ethics by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.846 4.12 The American Boy's Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It by Daniel Carter Beard
0.846 3.87 Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series) by Bill O'Reilly
0.84 4.31 Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
0.837 3.93 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
0.836 3.87 The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777 by Kristiana Gregory
0.832 3.9 The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, Revised Edition: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Kranowitz
0.83 4.27 A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White
0.828 4.24 Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery that Revolutionizes Home Baking by Jeff Hertzberg
0.828 4.24 The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock L. Eide
0.828 3.81 The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
0.827 4.1 Rosseau and Revolution by Will Durant
0.825 4.17 Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St.John
0.823 3.91 The Way They Learn by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
0.823 4.09 A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska, Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896 by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
0.819 3.83 Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
0.819 3.96 Talk Thru the Bible: A Quick Guide to Help You Get More Out of the Bible by Bruce Wilkinson
0.817 4.24 George Müller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans by Geoff Benge
0.812 3.2 Parenting Isn't for Cowards by James C. Dobson
0.811 4.22 Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
0.81 4.12 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers by Jim Dwyer
0.807 4 The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates by Ralph Ketcham
0.805 4.1 The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog by James W. Sire
0.805 4.22 Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
0.801 3.86 The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4) by Alexander McCall Smith
0.797 3.92 In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith
0.793 3.85 The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith
0.79 4.08 First Family: Abigail and John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
0.787 4.03 The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty by Willie Robertson
0.785 3.95 Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 by John Ferling
0.784 4.4 The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller
0.78 3.86 Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith
0.779 4.36 The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition) by Susan Wise Bauer
0.778 4.24 The Five Languages of Apology: How to Experience Healing in All Your Relationships by Gary Chapman
0.777 4.51 Morning and Evening: A New Edition of the Classic Devotional Based on The Holy Bible, English Standard Version by C. H. Spurgeon
0.776 4.42 Archaeological Study Bible: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture by Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
0.775 3.75 Like the Willow Tree : Portland, Maine, 1918 by Lois Lowry
0.774 4.17 An Introduction to the New Testament by D. A. Carson
0.771 4.33 John Adams by David McCullough
0.77 4.41 A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-First Century by Oliver Van DeMille
0.768 4.59 A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship by Ron Paul
0.767 4.22 The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
0.764 3.91 Adolf Hitler by John Toland
0.763 4.02 My America: Five Smooth Stones: Hope's Revolutionary War Diary, Book One by Kristiana Gregory
0.758 4.21 Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality? by Thomas Sowell
0.756 4.26 EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches by Dave Ramsey
0.753 3.96 American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic by Joseph J. Ellis
0.746 3.98 Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations by Craig Nelson
0.739 3.84 Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson by Alan Pell Crawford
0.718 4.24 The Gospel for Real Life: Turn to the Liberating Power of the Cross...Every Day (Now Includes Study Guide) by Jerry Bridges
0.716 3.85 Smart Dog by Vivian Vande Velde
0.707 3.48 Jefferson's Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Men Behind the Louisiana Purchase by Charles A. Cerami
0.701 3.73 Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 by William E. Leuchtenburg
0.696 3.95 I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Lauren Tarshis
0.679 4.39 The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise
0.675 4.34 The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Revised and Updated Edition by Susan Wise Bauer
0.648 4.2 Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations by Amy Chua
0.642 3.83 The President's House: A First Daughter Shares the History and Secrets of the World's Most Famous Home by Margaret Truman
0.631 4.1 I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 by Lauren Tarshis
0.631 4.08 The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution by David O. Stewart
0.628 4.14 Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
0.6 4.51 Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels by J. Warner Wallace
0.583 4.71 1599 Geneva Bible by Geneva Bible
0.582 4.02 Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America by Glenn Beck
0.562 3.99 The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's by Temple Grandin
0.421 4.66 Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace by Sarah Mackenzie