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

Book 3 of 13 in the Dork Diaries Books Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 5n/a4.927459

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 and--worst case scenario--her crush, Brandon, associating her with the humongous roach on top of her Dad's van! Now it looks like her secret could be about to come out, and Nikki's willing to go to any zany and wacky length to prevent that from happening. The timing seems perfect when a major talent competition is announced with a school scholarship offered as the top prize. Nikki loves to sing and dance and now she gets to have tons of fun with her friends while competing for a chance to free her Dad from his obligation! (And free herself from all that potential damage to her reputation . . .) Once again, hijinks and misunderstandings aplenty ensue, as well as more hilarious and heartwarming moments with Nikki and her friends.

Hardcover, 336 pages
Published on June 7, 2011 by Aladdin
ISBN-10: 1442411902
ISBN-13: 9781442411906
276 Book Reviews
  • kittylover111
    kittylover111Friday, June 4, 2021 at 2:02 pm44 stars
    Amazing book! It starts out funny, but I'll only do a teeny bit. When Nikki is at the pizza place with Brianna, and starts singing that I luv cheesy queasy song. But, MACKENZIE HOLLISTER is there, filming. Nikki's humilated, and . . . I won't spoil the rest. Have a great time reading!
    • ski96unicorn
      ski96unicornMonday, April 19, 2021 at 12:45 pm44 stars
      I liked this book cause its soo fun!!!
      • kattheboss2
        kattheboss2Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:54 am55 stars
        i like it so much the books look so cool i cant wait to read more i think this book is cool
        • Chocolate girlSaturday, February 13, 2021 at 2:20 am
          Me and my friends love the book because its really really funny
          • zenret
            zenretSaturday, February 13, 2021 at 2:06 am
            I love dork diaries because it is like a teen trying to you know try to be a popular girl In school
            • CamFriday, February 12, 2021 at 8:17 pm
              Its a dork but she is nice
              • genie_lamp
                genie_lampWednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11:14 am44 stars
                I think it is so funny. Because she sings a song with her sister, strats a band, and thinks she has to transfarschools
                • happy-emma
                  happy-emmaWednesday, January 27, 2021 at 9:19 pm33 stars
                  This book tells about a girl called Nikki Maxwell, a self-proclaimed dork, who receives a prank letter from MacKenzie, who wants Nikki out of the school and offers a school fee that Nikki cannot pay. Nikki, who does not have any money or talent, joins the talent show to get the prize and money. But MacKenzie is best and the talent shows all the years before...
                  • gemluvssoccer37
                    gemluvssoccer37Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 3:21 pm55 stars
                    Funny! It gets a LAUGH!🤣
                    • karategirl1
                      karategirl1Friday, January 1, 2021 at 2:42 pm55 stars
                      Wow this is the best