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Dork Diaries 3: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star (Dork Diaries #3)

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Rachel Renee Russell serves up more laughs and adorable illustrations in the next installment of the bestselling DORK DIARIES series.

Nikki Maxwell has been doing everything she can to keep everyone at school from learning the truth--that she's there on scholarship in exchange for her Dad working as the school's exterminator. The last thing Nikki needs is having her friends
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ebook, 320 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Aladdin (first published January 1st 2011)
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Lisa
Jan 04, 2017 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition



Read this before my 7 year old advance reader gets to it.
Taylor
Jan 15, 2013 Taylor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Janae
Sep 26, 2011 Janae rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I want to read this book so bad!!!!!!!
Amy (Books, College, and Other Random Things)
Tales from a Not So Talented Pop Star is the third book in the Dork Diaries by Rachel Reneé Russell.

Nikki Maxwell has been at Westchester Country Day for about three months and is still best friends with Chloe and Zoey. Nikki finds out that the school is having a talent show where the winners will get to audition on 15 Minutes to Fame. Mackenzie Hollister, queen bee of WCD, shows Nikki a flyer about looking for dancers for her group Mac’s Maniacs. Nikki thinks that Mackenzie wants her in the gro
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Grace O.
Nov 12, 2012 Grace O. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dork Diaries #3 Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star is an easy read for late elementary and early middle school readers. It is a Realistic Fiction book. This book is about a girl named Nikki, and she is kind of a big DORK! Nikki wants to enter the talent show, but her arch enemy, Mackenzie Hollister, is going to be in it too! Mackenzie is participating with her little popular group, the "CCP's". They are going to dance, while Nikki and her friends, Chloe and Zoey, were going to be little danci ...more
Harshita
May 12, 2012 Harshita rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After the Halloween dance when ever Brandon meets Nikki he says I had a such a nice time with you in the Halloween dance. Nikki thinks that Brandon likes Nikki. Which might be true or maybe not. Nikki planned to go to the mall with Chloe and Zoey but when she went to the mall her mother told to take care of Brianna.So Nikki went to a bench and started writting in her diary. Brianna was going to the wishing foutain and collecting coins. Nikki told Brianna to keep all the money back in the wishing ...more
Alyssa Mason
Jan 09, 2012 Alyssa Mason rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Alyssa Mason,

New school, new MEAN girl, new crush, new diary, so Nikki! Rachel Renee Russell's Dork Diaries 3 is hilarious and of the hook.

The character in my book Dork Diaries 3 is Mackenzie, Chloe, Zoey, Nikki, and Brandon. Mackenzie's roll in this book is as the bad guy (girl) who must win 24-7. Chloe and Zoey are Nikki's best friends ever and are very good at being a best friend too. Brandon is Nikki's crush who like Nikki back and he slowly gives her hints that they are ment for each other.
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Opal Florey
Title: Pop Star
Series: Dork Diaries #3
Author: Rachel Renee Russell
Format: Paperback, 311 pages
Rating: 4.75 stars!!
Time to Read: 4 Hours!
Recommend it to?: People looking for a light-hearted read.

My Review: Wowee-zowee!! I really love this book and it is just so amazing and awesome and cool. I did read this book before I read book 2 so I did get a bit confused, but, Rachel Renee Russell does help by explaining some stuff!

This book is pure awesomeness!!

I really do recommend this book to people who
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Allison
Jul 14, 2011 Allison rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I outgrew this series. This was targeted for girls ages 9 through 13 and I was a few years late. Knowing that, I don't know how I enjoyed the first two. I've been awfully critical of what I read so that is a good reason...I'll stick to that.

It did have its few funny moments and her dad's bug truck practically screamed Dale Gribble (my paranoid weakman♥) but I felt like I was being yelled at with the occasional super big text and !!!!!!:)!!!!!!!!!!!!! Was it supposed to be funny or just plain ann
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Brecka
Mar 12, 2014 Brecka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dork Diaries From a Not so Talented Pop star
By: Rachel Renee Russell

I love the series of Dork Diaries. This series is super funny and can make you laugh if you having a bad day. The main character is Nikki. She is a high school student and has she has a diary her mom got her. She has a rival named Mckenzie and she is always trying to better her at every single thing. Mckenzie is the popular girl at the high school, and Nikki hates her.

One day Nikki sees a flyer in the hallway and it says battle
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Lisa W.
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Samantha Tai
Nikki Maxwell has a secret that not even her BFFs Chloe and Zoey know. The only person who knows is Nikki's archnemesis, popular girl MacKenzie. The...moreNikki Maxwell has a secret that not even her BFFs Chloe and Zoey know. The only person who knows is Nikki's archnemesis, popular girl MacKenzie. The only reason she can attend Westchester Day School is because her father is the school's exterminator and he worked out a deal for her to get a scholarship to the school. Her secret may get out whe ...more
Nishi Banker
Sep 25, 2015 Nishi Banker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book was good ,actually the whole series is good.The book was funny like when Nikki was roasting marshmallows in their backyard and their dads pant caught on fire.Nikki's little sister Brianna was annoying to Nikki because she had hand puppet named Ms Penelope.My favorite character is Brianna because she comes up with good ideas to bother Nikki.I think you should read the book .
Jaiseth Zubia
Nov 08, 2012 Jaiseth Zubia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Since I read the first book Dork Diaries, I fell in love with the searis. This book is about Nikki, but she has to go to the mall with her mom instead of with her friends.The worst part is she has to baby sit her little sister!Nikki is at the fountain and sees her sister getting the coins people throw in the fountain!Nikki's stomach growls and goes to Cheeses Pizza and buys a medium drink and a medium soda with the water fountain! A cashier says that the lucky table gets to sing with Cheese!And ...more
Aleshanee
Nov 11, 2013 Aleshanee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the book Dork Diaries Tales from a NOT-SO-Talented Pop Star by Rachel Renee Russell. There is an upcoming Talent show and Nikki and her friends are planning on singing and dancing together and MacKenzie comes up with a flyer showing Nikki that if Chole and Zoey wanted to join MacKenzies little group but didn't even bother asking Nikki and Nikki got so mad she teared up the flyer MacKenzie had given her and didn't tell Chole or Zoey and there best friends. Then nothing could of been much worse ...more
Elice Jrbashyan
Jan 19, 2012 Elice Jrbashyan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The main characters of this story are Nikki a girl that is a dork and goes to middle school, Mackenzie a girl that goes to middle school and makes Nikki's life miserable, Chole and Zoey Nikki's best friends, Brianna Nikki's sister, Brandon Nikki's crush, and Nikki's parents.
The plot of this story is that Nikki goes to school and has a good/bad day because of Mackenzie and there is a talent show. Later in the story it turns out that Nikki is hiding secrets from everyone that she needs to pay fo
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Bundles of
Mar 24, 2012 Bundles of rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, favorites
Oh these books have yet to disappoint me! I love them! A couple years ago, I started reading the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and I loved the way they were set up. Then I discovered the Dork Diaries! I loved them even more than ever! This is probably because these are more directed towards girls and Wimpy Kid is directed towards boys.
Nikki is facing Mackenzie yet again! Nikki does not want anyone to know her deep secret...the only reason she is at this super fancy school is because she got a sc
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Kelly
Nov 04, 2012 Kelly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nikki maxwell is a normal teen who is attending school at a special academy. She has crushes, best friends, and enemies just like Mackenzie who is a spoiled no good evil girl who hates Nikki's guts. Things get worst when she gets a phone call from the school saying that she has to pay over 200 in money for no good reason.....But the only way to get that kind of money is to join the school talent show. The winning prize gets 500 dollars and to be a guest on a hit teen reality show. Nikki doesn't ...more
Ryann Yamaura
Oct 17, 2012 Ryann Yamaura rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tales From a Not So Talented Pop Star is the the book after Tales From a Not So Popular Party Girl. This book is probably my favorite book of the series. But I probably said that about every book in this series!

Nikki is still trying to get through her first few months in her new middle school. It is her third month there and she still has not figured out when or how she is going to stand up to McKenzie Hollister. Which to catch you up is the most popular girl in school. Theres always something
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Samantha Cornejo
I thought this book was very interesting because it seems that Nikki's life is falling apart and it can't get any worse but it just seems to get worse in the most TERRIBLE of times!Now, I think that when her life was starting to fall apart and she actually tried to fix it by being creative and mostly positive, I thought that it was very mature of Nikki to do that because it is really hard to fix the mess she was in,especially when her Dad is the school exterminator and that she has to deal with ...more
Michelle Francis
Jul 09, 2011 Michelle Francis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: second-grade
I love that I can say I bought this for my daughter, but actually, I love reading them just as much. They are fun and cute stories. My daughter, who is going to be in 3rd grade read this book in 1 day and is on her 2nd or 3rd reading of it. She loves sharing all the things that happen in the story. If I had anything negative to say, it would be that the use of "OMG" is something that parents of 2nd grade students in my area don't want their student to be saying. I like to recommend this series t ...more
Siddharth Chakravarthy
Would've rated it 5 stars if it wasn't for the climax which, I feel, was written in a hurry. :/

Nevertheless, Nikki Maxwell Rocks :P
Lauren
I thought this book was really good! It really showed all of the girls drama and everything that happens as girls get older.
Varmuyan sherif
Feb 03, 2017 Varmuyan sherif rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Skylar Holiday
Oct 12, 2016 Skylar Holiday rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
a littlee too young for me but very exsited and funny and relatable
Angelina Windels
After the Halloween dance when ever Brandon meets Nikki he says I had a such a nice time with you in the Halloween dance. Nikki thinks that Brandon likes Nikki. Which might be true or maybe not. Nikki planned to go to the mall with Chloe and Zoey but when she went to the mall her mother told to take care of Brianna.So Nikki went to a bench and started writting in her diary. Brianna was going to the wishing foutain and collecting coins. Nikki told Brianna to keep all the money back in the wishing ...more
Laura Sahagun
Sep 30, 2013 Laura Sahagun rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Book review: Dork diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
The very first day I picked up Dork diaries by Rachel Renee Russell at the Hayward library,I literally couldn’t put the book down.I found it very attractive by the bright colors it had on the outside of the book,but specially I found the book incredibly amazing because of the fiction due to the fact that I was able to relate some moments from the story.
In the book its a lot of drama. In the be
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Julia Zuklie
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Marlee
Aug 23, 2014 Marlee rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Salve Duplayna
Jan 22, 2015 Salve Duplayna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just as Nikki thought things couldn't get better after hanging out with her crush Brandon at the Halloween dance and having thought that he might actually like her too, her whole life is about to be tested. When MacKenzie Hollister, Queen Bee of WCD, finds Nikki singing a kids song at Queasy Cheesy at the mall, captures it on video, and threatens to upload it on the Internet, Nikki must find a way from stopping MacKenzie from releasing the bit and her best friends, Chloe and Zoey, and Brandon fr ...more
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Rachel Renee Russell is the #1 New York Times Best Selling author of the book series, DORK DIARIES, and the upcoming, THE MISADVENTURES OF MAX CRUMBLY to be released on June 7, 2016.

For more about Nikki's world visit www.DorkDiaries.com

For more about Max's world visit www.MaxCrumbly.com


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Other Books in the Series

Dork Diaries (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life (Dork Diaries, #1)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl (Dork Diaries, #2)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess (Dork Diaries, #4)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All (Dork Diaries, #5)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker (Dork Diaries, #6)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star (Dork Diaries, #7)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After! (Dork Diaries, #8)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen (Dork Diaries, #9)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter (Dork Diaries, #10)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy (Dork Diaries, #11)

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