Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever by Rachel Renee Russell
  

Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever

Written by Rachel Renee Russell

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In a Nutshell: School exchange shenanigans | Eleventh awesome-packed instalment of a sensationally sidesplitting series. Nikki goes into mega meltdown mode when she has to spend a week at North Hampton Hills International Academy as part of an exchange scheme. Seeing as it’s a cross between “Hogwarts and a five-star luxury hotel” that should be a good thing, right? WRONG! Firstly, this exclusive establishment is attended by none other than Nikki’s sworn enemy, Mackenzie Hollister, the “rattlesnake in lip gloss”. Secondly, selfie-addicted Queen Bee Tiffany seems set on turning Nikki into her “brainless zombie servant”. Oh, and there’s also the matter of having to prevent the school science club from imploding, and her desperation to be selected for an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris (“It’s been like the Hunger Games around here, with kids fighting to the death for a spot”).

Ingeniously irreverent, this series is spot-on for a huge spectrum of tween readers, and I love the author’s flair for peppering the main narrative with amusing interludes, a gem from this book being the episode in which Nikki turns herself into “a mutant blueberry” with her homemade face cream. ~ Joanne Owen

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Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever by Rachel Renee Russell

Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the eleventh instalment of the bestselling series! Nikki is spending a week at North Hampton Hills as part of the school transfer programme. The good news is that NHH is super-cool and preppy. The bad news is that Nikki's nemesis MacKenzie started there two weeks ago! But, faced with NHH queen bee Tiffany, who takes meanness to a whole new level, Nikki might need to work WITH Mackenzie if she's going to survive the week! Can Nikki and MacKenzie overcome their differences and become BFFs ...Best Frenemies Forever?!

The Dork Diaries Facebook page now has over 846,000 followers - check it out at
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Reviews

Praise for the Dork Diaries series:

“Hits the spot with teenage girls worldwide” The Sun

“Spot on for the tween market” The Bookseller

“The Dork Diaries series is fast becoming my favourite for younger readers ... More please!” Wondrous Reads

“A tantalising series” Waterstone's Books Quarterly

About the Author

Rachel Renee Russell

Rachel Renée Russell is an attorney who prefers writing children's books to legal briefs (mainly because books are a lot more fun and pyjamas and bunny slippers aren't allowed in court). She has raised two daughters and lived to tell about it. Dork Diaries was her debut novel and there are now over ten books in the internationally bestselling series which has appeared on the NYT bestseller top ten non-stop for over a year, and which has over 19 million copies in print worldwide. Her new book The Misadventures of Max Crumbly was published in June 2016. Rachel lives in northern Virginia with a spoiled pet Yorkie who terrorises her daily by climbing on top of her computer and pelting her with stuffed animals while she writes. And, yes, Rachel considers herself a total Dork.

One of the World Book Day 2015 Authors Rachel Renee Russell is a lawyer who prefers writing children's books to legal briefs. She lives in Aldie, Virginia.

A Q&A with Rachel...

Can you share a little about your background? I grew up in Saint Joseph, Michigan, a small city located on the shore of Lake Michigan. I have 2 younger sisters and 2 younger twin brothers. I wrote and illustrated my first book in 6th grade as a birthday present for my brothers. I’m an attorney, but I enjoy writing children’s books more than practicing law. I currently reside in northern Virginia.

Do you have any children?
I have two daughters. My younger daughter, Nikki, helps with illustrations. I am also looking forward to adopting 3 children in the near future.

Are the events in the book true?
Many of the events in the book are based on the experiences I and my daughters had in middle school.

Were you considered a Dork in middle school?
Yes! And, I’m STILL a DORK!

Do you have any pets?
I have a dog, a yorkie.

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Paperback
288 pages

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Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

27th July 2017

ISBN

9781471158049

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