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

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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 and--worst case scenario--her crush, Brandon, associating her with the humongous roach on top of her Dad's van! Now it look ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Aladdin (first published January 1st 2011)
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Taylor
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Janae
I want to read this book so bad!!!!!!!
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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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.
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
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
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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Lisa W.
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Allison
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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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
Brecka
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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Bundles of
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
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
Jaiseth Zubia
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
Elice Jrbashyan
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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Aleshanee
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
Ryann Yamaura
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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Michelle Francis
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
Von Snow
First of all, being ashamed of who you really are and who and what your parents are is not cute -- at all.

And since this is a dorky book, not meant for adults to be fully entertained... I'll give this a 3.5!

The book is consistent, it felt like I am inside a typical and funny 12 year old girl.

I finished this in one sitting while waiting for my doctor to call my name, it took quite a while that I can almost feel my hair turning gray.

And thank god, I am reading this on my ebook. No one's gonna
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Tiffany
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star
By: Rachel Renee Russell
ISBN: 1442411902
Price: $10.39 ($10.40)
Book Review Written By: Tiffany Newman

Have you ever felt like a dork? Like the whole world is out to get you? This is what happens in Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star by Rachel Renee Russell.In the third book of the series, Nikki Maxwell, a 14 year old girl, who gets into trouble when her dad starts working at her school as the exterminator.A light of hope arises as
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08kyannat
well this book it about Nikki Maxwell trying to handle all her problems but is having a really hard time doing so. Nikki Maxwell is this not so popular girl who is always being tortured by Mackenzie Hollister. but in this book she was caught doing something that she regrets. and then trying to keep her secret a secret. she lies to her parents and her principal. and then Mackenzie sends her a note that says she has been revoked for her scholar ship and she has to come up with a way to find the mo ...more
Laura Sahagun
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September 25,2013
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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Malia M.
I really like Dork Diaries 3 because the main character she was making a band to win the talent show, but of course the mean girl Mackenzie is making her own dance crew to win and ruining Nikki's chance to win. But when she finds half of a band all she needs is a drummer so when she found one she was not expecting that it would be her best friend Brandon. So now she has a full band to play with, for the talent show. But everything falls apart when she did not put her band name down and is not al ...more
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
Jackie
When super-hot, super-cool diva, Mackenzie tries, yet again, to sabotage Nikki's plans, her talent-show practices go completely out of control. Mackenzie even steals away her two BFFs to be in her dancing routine. Nikki feels like she is lost and without any way to compete in the show.

But, she manages to find some super-talented kids to compete with her and it is a bonus that her crush, Brandon, decides to join the group. Mackenzie is furious and threatens to expose some humiliating video of Ni
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Theresa ♫
Aug 22, 2011 Theresa ♫ rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fellow humans who wish for laughter
This series has a lot of the kind of detail that I've been looking for! It's hilarious, exciting, plus it made me laugh to the point where I was rolling around on the floor because my stomach began to hurt.

I absolutely love this series and if there is yet ANOTHER sequel, I shall get my hands on it.

I love Russell's creativity and originality. I've never read a series like Dork Diaries. Russell's usage of voice is really well written, so THUMBS UP!!

I have to admit that a little of the book was pre
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Ankita Brahmachari
I just the Dork Diaries!

It is amazing i love the way that Nikki Maxwell's always amazing and it is really funny and catchy. I love her diaries its just awesome, i have read many of them in the series and i like all of them.

This particular one is about Nikki Maxwell and her Best friends entering a talent show. Nikki wants to sing and show of her singing skills to her crush Brandon. But then Nikki finds out that her arch-nemesis Mackenzie has entered too and she is determined that she will steal t
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Eden
A talent show is coming up at the school. Nikki really wants to do something with her friends for the talent, but decides against doing so when Mackenzie makes it clear she'll do whatever it takes to win. Even if it is telling Nikki's secret to the whole school! And Nikki won't let that happen.
But at the last minute Nikki needs to enter the school talent show and win, so she can get a scholarship or she'll have to leave the school.

I love this book just like the first two. It is so funny. And if
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Mrs.
Dork Diaries is a fun book about a girl that goes to Westchester Country Day school and tries to be popular, but Mackenzie runis everything. In this book Nikki is thinking about doing tghe school talent show, but when Mackenzie puts a video on youtube of her singing with her little sister Brianna she gets emabrassed and doesn't know if anyone will like her anymore. But, Nikki thinks about she does the talent show and her band is called Dorkalicious but when she filled up the form it didnt have t ...more
Anna - Boktycke
This is probably my favourite book in the series so far. I still think Nikki is stupid and a coward but everything is so exaggerated that it becomes funny instead of irritating :)

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