Controversial Books for strangetrails

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
1.337 3.43 The Shack by William P. Young
1.326 3.35 Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days by Tim LaHaye
1.29 3.69 Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.276 3.79 The Cellar by Natasha Preston
1.271 2.6 Koran (Rodwell, 1861) by al-Qur'an
1.234 3.35 The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
1.222 3.17 Aleph by Paulo Coelho
1.213 3.56 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
1.162 3.31 The Zahir by Paulo Coelho
1.154 3.78 The Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints, Vol. 1 by Jacobus de Voragine
1.147 3.75 Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
1.133 3.19 The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho
1.122 3.69 The First Collier by Kathryn Lasky
1.117 3.22 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
1.112 3.54 The Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn
1.109 3.91 The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer
1.107 3.6 The Dead Man in Indian Creek by Mary Downing Hahn
1.1 3.38 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.1 3.42 Allegiant by Veronica Roth
1.098 3.53 AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order by Kai-Fu Lee
1.091 3.58 A Separate Peace by John Knowles
1.09 3.64 Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
1.077 3.88 Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide by Mary-Jane Knight
1.075 3.83 Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
1.072 3.76 From Bad to Cursed by Katie Alender
1.06 3.39 Radiance by Alyson Noël
1.055 3.62 Shimmer by Alyson Noël
1.055 3.95 Warriors: Warrior's Return by Erin Hunter
1.042 3.89 Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
1.04 3.53 Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
1.03 4.02 Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
1.03 3.86 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 3.56 The Last Disciple by Hank Hanegraaff
1.027 4.07 The Kite Runner [2007 film] by Marc Forster
1.026 3.74 Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen
1.021 3.71 The Hunger Games Tribute Guide by Emily Seife
1.02 3.75 Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau
1.018 4.01 Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained by John Milton
1.017 3.9 Bar Code Rebellion by Suzanne Weyn
1.011 4.04 No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg
1.007 3.7 Ripper (A Ripper Novel) by Amy Carol Reeves
1.007 4.1 The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
1.005 3.59 Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
1.003 3.53 Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks
1.001 4.13 A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry by Czesław Miłosz
1.001 3.75 The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
0.999 3.91 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
0.997 3.43 Austenland by Shannon Hale
0.994 3.76 For One More Day by Mitch Albom
0.994 4.09 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
0.993 3.95 The Quest Begins (Seekers, Book 1) by Erin Hunter
0.993 3.92 The Stone Child by Dan Poblocki
0.991 3.76 Of Bees and Mist by Erick Setiawan
0.991 3.58 Whittington by Alan W. Armstrong
0.99 3.89 The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.988 4.21 Warriors: Code of the Clans by Erin Hunter
0.987 3.88 Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
0.987 3.68 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling
0.985 4.01 The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
0.98 3.66 Matched by Ally Condie
0.979 3.83 Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
0.978 3.93 Atonement by Ian McEwan
0.978 3.86 Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton
0.977 3.78 The Maze Runner by James Dashner
0.976 3.98 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
0.976 4.03 The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
0.975 3.42 The Nightmarys by Dan Poblocki
0.975 3.41 Crossed by Ally Condie
0.972 4.04 Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan
0.972 3.43 Reached by Ally Condie
0.969 3.58 The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapeña
0.968 3.82 Insurgent by Veronica Roth
0.967 3.85 A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
0.967 3.92 Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
0.967 3.02 Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
0.966 3.67 The First Phone Call from Heaven: A Novel by Mitch Albom
0.96 3.82 The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
0.957 4.08 The Night I Followed the Dog by Nina Laden
0.956 4.18 Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
0.955 3.47 Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
0.954 3.99 Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
0.951 3.97 Seekers #4: The Last Wilderness by Erin Hunter
0.95 3.79 Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green
0.948 3.7 The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
0.947 4.01 Divergent by Veronica Roth
0.946 4.06 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
0.945 3.59 The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney
0.944 3.87 The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn
0.943 3.87 The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan
0.942 3.66 How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You by The Oatmeal
0.942 4.08 Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
0.941 3.65 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [short story] by Washington Irving
0.941 3.81 The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling
0.939 3.87 The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
0.937 3.97 Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
0.937 3.9 Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
0.934 4.12 Into the Wild (Warriors, Book 1) by Erin Hunter
0.934 3.71 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss
0.933 3.74 All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn
0.932 4.18 The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls by Valorie Schaefer
0.932 4.04 The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types by Don Richard Riso
0.931 4.09 Looking for Alaska by John Green
0.931 3.81 Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
0.926 3.81 The Outcast by Kathryn Lasky
0.925 3.64 Firestarter by Stephen King
0.924 3.99 The Long Walk by Stephen King
0.924 3.87 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong
0.922 4.04 As Dead as it Gets by Katie Alender
0.92 3.82 The Demigod Files by Rick Riordan
0.92 4.07 The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by Dalai Lama XIV
0.92 4.01 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
0.918 3.7 Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
0.918 4.11 Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
0.918 3.91 Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
0.916 3.89 The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis
0.915 3.94 Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx
0.915 3.75 Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth
0.914 3.81 The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
0.912 3.9 A Map of Days by Ransom Riggs
0.911 4.26 Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
0.911 3.88 Entwined by Heather Dixon
0.91 4.04 The Next Person You Meet in Heaven: The Sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
0.91 4.14 Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina
0.909 4.15 Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
0.908 3.88 Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
0.907 4.24 Sisters' Fate (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #3) by Jessica Spotswood
0.906 3.82 The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
0.903 3.32 Asylum by Madeleine Roux
0.901 3.99 Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan
0.9 4.25 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
0.899 4.15 Fire and Ice (Warriors, Book 2) by Erin Hunter
0.899 4 The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
0.898 4 Antigone; Oedipus Rex; Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0.898 3.8 The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama
0.897 3.81 Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
0.896 4.04 The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
0.896 3.87 I Am Legend and Other Stories by Richard Matheson
0.895 4.02 A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.895 3.83 One False Note by Gordon Korman
0.894 4.06 Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr
0.891 4.12 The War of the Ember by Kathryn Lasky
0.891 4.21 Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
0.891 3.74 Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
0.889 4.21 Rising Storm (Warriors, Book 4) by Erin Hunter
0.888 4.11 Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.888 3.8 The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond by Christophe Galfard
0.886 4.19 Moonrise (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 2) by Erin Hunter
0.884 3.78 Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
0.883 3.98 Exile by Kathryn Lasky
0.882 4.08 The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
0.882 3.97 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter
0.881 4.26 Twilight (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 5) by Erin Hunter
0.881 3.98 Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying Truth About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More by Joshua Gee
0.881 3.97 Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension by Michio Kaku
0.881 4.3 Sunset (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 6) by Erin Hunter
0.879 4.02 Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom
0.876 4.13 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
0.875 4.11 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
0.875 4.21 Persuasion by Jane Austen
0.871 3.67 To Heaven and Back: A Doctor's Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story by Mary C. Neal
0.87 4.41 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.869 4.22 A Dangerous Path (Warriors #5) by Erin Hunter
0.869 3.94 Parallel Worlds : A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos by Michio Kaku
0.868 3.34 Highway Cats by Janet Taylor Lisle
0.868 3.89 Glimpses of Heaven: True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey by Trudy Harris
0.867 3.99 Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn
0.867 4.3 Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.866 4.02 Seekers #2: Great Bear Lake by Erin Hunter
0.865 4.15 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
0.863 3.86 Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins
0.863 4.18 Midnight (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 1) by Erin Hunter
0.862 3.88 Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present by Michael B. Oren
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.861 4.15 Replay by Ken Grimwood
0.86 4.31 Warriors: Power of Three #6: Sunrise by Erin Hunter
0.857 3.88 Seekers #3: Smoke Mountain by Erin Hunter
0.857 3.84 Bossypants by Tina Fey
0.856 4.25 Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
0.856 3.89 Erasing Hell: What God said about eternity, and the things we made up by Francis Chan
0.855 4.09 Into the Gauntlet by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.855 4.15 Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
0.854 4.25 Harry Potter - A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition by British Library
0.853 3.86 Physics of the impossible by Michio Kaku
0.852 4.07 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
0.851 4.36 The Darkest Hour (Warriors, Book 6) by Erin Hunter
0.851 4.29 Warriors: Power of Three #5: Long Shadows by Erin Hunter
0.851 4.25 Forest of Secrets (Warriors, Book 3) by Erin Hunter
0.849 3.88 How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster
0.848 4.3 The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.846 3.99 The Black Circle by Patrick Carman
0.846 4.4 Harry Potter Film Wizardry by Brian Sibley
0.843 4.14 Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
0.842 4.27 Dark River (Warriors: Power of Three, No. 2) by Erin Hunter
0.842 4.2 The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
0.84 4.36 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.84 4.05 The Bible as it was by James L. Kugel
0.838 3.92 Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry by Billy Collins
0.838 3.97 In Too Deep by Jude Watson
0.836 3.9 Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
0.834 3.92 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
0.834 4.31 A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
0.833 4.01 Star Cursed by Jessica Spotswood
0.831 3.8 Variant by Robison Wells
0.828 3.97 Storm Warning by Linda Sue Park
0.827 4.17 I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss
0.827 4.2 Warriors: Power of Three #3: Outcast by Erin Hunter
0.826 4.09 The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
0.825 4.23 Warriors: Omen of the Stars #3: Night Whispers by Erin Hunter
0.822 4.18 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
0.82 4.05 Ghost in the Machine by Patrick Carman
0.82 3.95 The Beast of Noor by Janet Lee Carey
0.82 4.02 The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
0.82 4.21 Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
0.818 3.86 Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
0.816 4.27 The Sight (Warriors: Power of Three, Book 1) by Erin Hunter
0.814 3.95 Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson
0.813 4.32 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
0.811 4.04 Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail by Erin Hunter
0.811 4.39 East of Eden by John Steinbeck
0.811 4.26 Dawn (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 3) by Erin Hunter
0.81 3.98 The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.809 3.73 Asterix and The Missing Scroll by Jean-Yves Ferri
0.808 4.01 Stepping on the Cracks by Mary Downing Hahn
0.807 4.29 Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn
0.803 4.16 The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
0.801 4.3 The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
0.8 4.32 Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.793 4.38 Warriors Super Edition: Bluestar's Prophecy by Erin Hunter
0.792 4.18 Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull
0.791 4.08 Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher by Richard P. Feynman
0.79 4 My Life So Far by Jane Fonda
0.787 3.95 The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets by William J. Broad
0.786 4.26 Starlight (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 4) by Erin Hunter
0.785 4.26 This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.779 4.23 The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
0.777 4.33 Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford
0.777 4.05 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West by Roger Crowley
0.775 3.98 Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By by Lesley M. M. Blume
0.772 4.21 The Way Things Work by David Macaulay
0.77 4.26 Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull
0.77 4.31 Warriors Super Edition: Firestar's Quest by Erin Hunter
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.762 4.35 The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
0.747 4.32 Mythology (Ologies) by Lady Hestia Evans
0.74 4.09 Aesop's Fables by Charles Santore
0.739 4.26 The Conference of the Birds by Peter Sis
0.735 3.95 A Long Way Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley
0.731 3.67 The Repurposed Library: 33 Craft Projects That Give Old Books New Life by Lisa Occhipinti
0.73 3.63 The Air I Breathe: Worship as a Way of Life by Louie Giglio
0.721 4.36 The Night Trilogy: Night, Dawn, and Day by Élie Wiesel
0.719 4.4 Keys to the Demon Prison by Brandon Mull
0.703 3.99 Maggie's Door by Patricia Reilly Giff
0.691 4.49 So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
0.669 4.39 Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull
0.654 4.57 Warriors: Omen of the Stars #5: The Forgotten Warrior by Erin Hunter
0.636 4.45 Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6: The Last Hope by Erin Hunter
0.635 4.22 Me: Elton John Official Autobiography by Elton John
0.385 4.78 The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book by Neil Gaiman