Rachel Renee Russell - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Rachel Renee Russell

Double Dork Diaries #2

Double Dork Diaries #2

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring books three and four in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! It's time to embrace your inner dork! DORK DIARIES has millions of fans worldwide who all love the hilarious super-private diaries of the not-so-perfect Nikki Maxwell. Through sketches, doodles and diary entries Nikki spills the beans on everything from first crushes to BFF dramas, mean girls to bratty little sisters and, of course, all the mega-cringe moments that make her a dork-extraordinaire! In Pop Star Nikki's school is holding a talent competition and she can't wait to enter with her BFFs Chloe and Zoey, to have some fun and hopefully impress her super-crush Brandon too. But then Nikki finds out tht her arch-nemesis MacKenzie is entering the contest...Can a dork take on the most popular girl in school and win? In Skating Sensation Nikki tries to help her local animal shelter by raising money at an ice-skating fundraiser, the only problem? Nikki can't skate! Will she be able to transform from dork-on-ice to an ice-princess in time to save the shelter from closing for good?

Other books by Rachel Renee Russell

Double Dork #5 Drama Queen and Puppy Love

Double Dork #5 Drama Queen and Puppy Love

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring Drama Queen and Puppy Love from the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! From a missing-diary disaster (leading to a mean-girl takeover!) to a puppy problem of epic proportions, Nikki Maxwell's life if never dull and always dorky! Get ready to dive into Nikki's dork-tastic life with this fabulous two-in-one bind-up. It's time to embrace your inner dork!

Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2018

The thirteenth instalment in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series, now with over 30 million books in print! OMG! Nikki's birthday party is going to be beyond awesome! Her BFFs are planning a SUPERcool pool party, with a cake, a DJ, and the perfect invitations. Organizing a big party for one hundred people is easy, right? UMMM wrong! When Mom says it's too expensive, soon it's looking like Nikki's dream party will be a total dorky disaster - cringe! Can Nikki and her BFFs come up with a plan to save the day, or will there be major birthday drama?!

Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

The thirteenth instalment in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series, now with over 30 million books in print!

Dork Diaries 13

Dork Diaries 13

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 16/10/2018

It's Nikki Maxwell's birthday!! Will it be a blast or a bust? Find out in Nikki's newest diary, the thirteenth installment in the #1 New York Times blockbuster bestselling Dork Diaries series!Nikki and her BFF's Chloe and Zoey have been planning a birthday party of epic proportions! There's just one problemNikki's mom says no way to the budget they need to make it happen. Nikki's ready to call the whole thing off, but some surprising twists might take that decision out of her hands, and help comes from the person Nikki would least expect. One way or another, this will be a birthday that Nikki will never forget!

Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe

Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Nikki Maxwell's adventures continue in the twelfth instalment in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! Now with over 30 million copies in print worldwide! In Nikki's newest diary, it's the countdown to the end of the school year, and Nikki's juggling some big questions about how she'll spend her summer. She's also facing an unexpected crush catastrophe - there's a new kid interested in Nikki, but the last thing she wants to do is accidentally hurt Brandon! It all comes down to a big decision Nikki has to make, and drama like she's never faced before!

Dork Diaries 12

Dork Diaries 12

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2017

Nikki Maxwell's adventures continue in the twelfth installment in the blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!In Nikki Maxwell's newest diary, it's the countdown to the end of the school year, and Nikki's juggling some big questions about how she'll spend her summer. She's also facing an unexpected crush catastrophethere's a new kid interested in Nikki, but the last thing she wants to do is accidentally hurt Brandon! It all comes down to a big decision Nikki has to make, and drama like she's never faced before!

Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe

Dork Diaries: Crush Catastrophe

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2017

Nikki Maxwell's adventures continue in the twelfth instalment in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! Now with over 30 million copies in print worldwide! In Nikki's newest diary, it's the countdown to the end of the school year, and Nikki's juggling some big questions about how she'll spend her summer. She's also facing an unexpected crush catastrophe - there's a new kid interested in Nikki, but the last thing she wants to do is accidentally hurt Brandon! It all comes down to a big decision Nikki has to make, and drama like she's never faced before!

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2 Middle School Mayhem

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2 Middle School Mayhem

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2017

Meet Max Crumbly, the NEW dork on the block, in the second instalment of a brand NEW series from Rachel Renee Russell, the author of the phenomenal Dork Diaries series - now with over 36 million copies in print worldwide! `If you like Tom Gates, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and, of course, Dork Diaries you'll love this!' The Sun When we last left our hero, Max Crumbly, he had crash-landed on top of a Mighty Meat Monster pizza after taking a late night tumble through the vents at South Ridge Middle School - and he was completely surrounded by three ruthless criminals! Will Max be shredded to bits like mozzarella cheese on the hard and crunchy pizza crust of doom? Can his friend and sidekick, computer whiz Erin, help get him out of this sticky situation alive? Perfect for fans of Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and James Patterson's Middle School series.

Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2

Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 06/06/2017

From #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries author Rachel Renee Russell comes the second book in an all-new series about Max Crumbly and his daily ups and downs in middle school.When we last left our hero, Max Crumbly, he had crash-landed on top of a Mighty Meat Monster pizza after taking a late night tumble through the vents at South Ridge Middle Schooland he was completely surrounded by three ruthless criminals! Will Max be shredded to bits like mozzarella cheese on the hard and crunchy pizza crust of doom? Can his friend and sidekick, computer whiz Erin, help get him out of this sticky situation alive?

Double Dork Diaries #4

Double Dork Diaries #4

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring TV Star and Once Upon a Dork from the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! From reality TV show star to the living out her very own fairy tale (with some very familiar faces), Nikki Maxwell's life is never dull and always dorky! Get ready to enjoy some of her best cringe-worthy moments in this bind-up! It's time to embrace your inner dork!

Dork Diaries 11

Dork Diaries 11

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Its a frenemy showdown in the eleventh installment in the blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!Nikki Maxwell has the worst luck. Of all the schools she could have been assigned to for the student exchange week program, shes stuck at North Hampton Hills, her arch nemesis MacKenzie Hollisters new school. Even worse, there might just be someone at NHH who can out-MacKenzie MacKenzie! At least Nikki can write about every moment of drama in her diary, so listeners wont miss a moment of it. Can the queen of dorks survive a week at the head CCPs new school or will it be a dorky disaster?

Dork Diaries: Friendship Kit

Dork Diaries: Friendship Kit

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2016

Nikki Maxwell LOVES spending time with her BFFs Zoey and Chloe and with this dork-tastic kit YOU and YOUR friends can have some dorky fun too! Includes Dork Diaires: Party Time, friendship cards to share with your besties, a special notebook to write about all the KA-RAY-ZEE times you have together, super cool stickers and a friendship bracelet craft set. So whether you have one extra special best friend or a few BFFs that you'd be lost without, this kit is the perfect way to remember and share the fun you have together and to let your inner DORKS shine through!

Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1

Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2016

A brand-new series from #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries author Rachel Renee Russell! Introducing Max Crumbly!Max Crumbly is about to face the scariest place hes ever been: South Ridge Middle School. Theres a lot thats great about his new school, but theres also one big problemDoug, the school bully whose hobby is stuffing Max in his locker. If only Max could be like the hero in his favorite comics. Unfortunately, Maxs uncanny, almost superhuman ability to smell pizza from a block away wont exactly save any lives or foil bad guys. But that doesnt mean Max wont do his best to be the hero his school needs!

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1 Locker Hero

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1 Locker Hero

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2016

A brand-new series from #1 NYT bestselling Dork Diaries author Rachel Renee Russell! Introducing Max Crumbly, the new Dork on the block... Max is about to face the scariest place he's ever been - South Ridge Middle School! He has been home-schooled by his grandmother until now, and he's begged his parents to finally let him start attending a real school. He's starting to question that choice, though, with the Doug aka Thug Thurston Problem. As in, Thug keeps stuffing Max in his locker. If only Max could be like the hero in all the comics he likes to read - or the ones he draws - and magically escape the locker and defeat Thug. Unfortunately, Max's uncanny, almost superhuman ability to smell pizza from a block away won't exactly save any lives or foil bad guys. But that doesn't mean Max won't do his best to be the hero his school needs! Praise for Max Crumbly: 'This wacky middle-school misadventure will delight Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates fans, particularly with its humorous tone and illustrations. Russell's new series boasts a memorable character in Max Crumbly, who is capable of rivalling Dork Diaries' Nikki Maxwell.' Booklist `If you like Tom Gates, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and, of course, Dork Diaries you'll love this very funny new book series' The Sun `Rachel Renee Russell had a huge success with her Dork Diaries and is back with The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero' Sunday Express `Written in journal format and peppered with humorous illustrations, Max's (mis)adventures are sure to be a hit' Booktrust `Bestselling Dork Diaries author Rachel Renee Russell has done it again - her brand-new series is amazing!' SPLAT magazine `One of the strongest launch titles for a new series for a long time. It's just right on so many levels' Bookbag `Cleverly ending on a cliffhanger, full of brilliant illustrations and easy to follow text, this series is bound to be a hit with readers of all abilities!' Hot Brands Cool Places `It's a funny and exciting book for kids aged around 7-11 and I'm sure both boys and girls would enjoy it' A Mum Reviews

Dork Diaries 10

Dork Diaries 10

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 20/10/2015

Check out Nikki Maxwells tenth diary in the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

Dork Diaries: Diary Starter Kit

Dork Diaries: Diary Starter Kit

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Nikki Maxwell is the Queen of the Dorks and she wants to share her all dorky secrets and tips with YOU in this amazing dorktastic diary starter kit. Includes the first DORK DIARIES book, a snazzy adorkable pen, stickers, door hanger, AND a diary of your own. Squeee! So whether you're dorkalicious or a dorky-diva in training, the DORK DIARY STARTER KIT is the ultimate dork gift for you!

Dork Diaries: Once Upon a Dork

Dork Diaries: Once Upon a Dork

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

The Queen of the Dorks is back in a brand new instalment of the internationally bestselling series! After a bump on the head, Nikki has a wild dream in which she, her BFF's Chloe and Zoey, her crush Brandon, and mean girl Mackenzie all end up playing the roles of some familiar classic fairy tale characters. Will Nikki's dream turn into a nightmare? The eighth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: Skating Sensation

Dork Diaries: Skating Sensation

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

Nikki Maxwell isn't at all surprised to find out that her crush Brandon volunteers at a local animal shelter. He's such a sweet guy - of course he wants to help those adorable puppies! Then Brandon tells her that the shelter is in danger of closing, and Nikki knows she can't let that happen. Especially when she discovers a shocking secret about Brandon that makes keeping that shelter open more important than ever. So Nikki and her friends Chloe and Zoey enter an ice skating competition to help raise money for the shelter, but (big surprise) Mackenzie has to stick her nose in and cause trouble so that she can be the one to swoop in and save the day. No way will Nikki let that happen: She'll just have to come up with some extra creative ideas this time! The fourth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: Holiday Heartbreak

Dork Diaries: Holiday Heartbreak

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

It's the biggest dance of the year and Nikki Maxwell is hoping her crush, Brandon, wants to be her date. But time is running out. What if he doesn't want to go with her? Or worse - what if he ends up going with Mackenzie?!! In the sixth book in the blockbuster Dork Diaries series - now with more than 8 million copies in print - join Nikki, Chloe and Zoey as they tackle the topic of love, Dork Diaries style! Another brilliant book by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: Dear Dork

Dork Diaries: Dear Dork

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

When Nikki Maxwell discovers that her arch-nemesis, Mackenzie, has started writing a gossip column for the school newspaper she's worried that Mackenzie might be about to reveal some secret info about Nikki's crush, Brandon, that she knows he won't want the whole school to find out about. To keep an eye on what Mackenzie's up to, Nikki decides to join the newspaper too, and somehow ends up working as the advice columnist, Miss Know-It-All. At first it's fun to answer all the letters from the kids at school, but when Miss Know-It-All's inbox is suddenly overflowing with pleas for guidance, Nikki feels in need of some help herself. Fortunately she has BFFs Chloe and Zoey on her side ... and at her keyboard! The fifth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: Drama Queen

Dork Diaries: Drama Queen

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2015

TOTAL DISASTER!!! Mean girl MacKenzie has stolen Nikki's diary! What if she tells everyone Nikki's totally secret thoughts?! But reading Nikki's diary isn't the only thing MacKenzie's interested in. Get ready for Dork Diaries with a twist as MacKenzie takes over and tells all about her GLAMFABULOUS life! What does the queen bee really think about Nikki and her dorky friends? The brand NEW instalment from the internationally bestselling Dork Diaries series! Perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, Jacqueline Wilson and James Patterson. The ninth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries 9

Dork Diaries 9

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 02/06/2015

Nikki Maxwells worst nightmare comes true in book nine of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!A certain member of the CCP girls Dork fans know all about has gotten her hands on Nikkis diary and has decided to share some thoughts of her ownFind out what happens when Nikkis worst nightmare becomes a reality. Welcome to Mackenzies world!!

Dork Diaries: TV Star

Dork Diaries: TV Star

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the seventh book of the blockbuster Dork Diaries series! Nikki and her friends are about to have their five minutes of fame! A reality TV crew is going to follow them for the whole month as they record their hit song together. But will the excitement also cause unexpected problems, now that cameras are everywhere Nikki and her friends go? Is life in the spotlight really going to be all they think it is or will it be a Dork Disaster? Full of Nikki's doodles, diary entries and dorkish disasters, get ready to embrace your inner dork with his brand new novel frm the hit series! Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Jacqueline Wilson.

Double Dork Diaries #3

Double Dork Diaries #3

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring Dear Dork and Holiday Heartbreak from the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! From agony aunt to prom princess, Nikki Maxwell's life is never dull and always dorky! With mega-embarrassing families, BFF dilemmas and swoon-worthy crushes, get ready to enjoy some of her best cringe-worthy moments in this dork-tastic bind-up! It's time to embrace your inner dork!

Dork Diaries OMG: All About Me Diary!

Dork Diaries OMG: All About Me Diary!

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Ever wanted your very own Dork Diary? Well, grab a notebook and your favourite pen and get ready to make your own Dork Diary! Use the questions in this book that Nikki Maxwell has created just for you to help you write your very own daily dairy. As Nikki Maxwell knows, keeping a journal is a great way to get to know the most important person in your life: YOU! This special Dork Diaries guided journal features questions for every day of the year. If you could swap places with anyone for a day, who would it be and why? What song could you listen to 100 times? What TV show are you totally obsessed with right now and why? What's the most stylish outfit in your wardrobe? Put your personal spin on these questions and many more - and since this is an authentic Dork Diary, Nikki chimes in with her answers and artwork as well! This is a must have title for Dork Diaries fans! A journal edition (with a new shiny cover!) of the internationally bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly.

Dork Diaries 8

Dork Diaries 8

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 30/09/2014

Now a Parents' Choice Fun Stuff Award Winner! Nikki Maxwells favorite fairy tales get dork-tastic twists in the eighth book of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!After a bump on the head in gym class on April Fools Day, Nikki has a wild dream in which she, her BFFs Chloe and Zoey, her crush Brandon, and mean girl Mackenzie all end up playing the roles of some familiar classic fairy tale characters. Of course, the stories dont go quite as expectedbecause they each have a very special Dork Diaries spin! The Dork Diaries series has more than 13 million copies in print worldwide!

Dork Diaries: Once Upon a Dork

Dork Diaries: Once Upon a Dork

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2014

The Queen of the Dorks is back in a brand new instalment of the internationally bestselling series! After a bump on the head, Nikki has a wild dream in which she, her BFF's Chloe and Zoey, her crush Brandon, and mean girl Mackenzie all end up playing the roles of some familiar classic fairy tale characters. Will Nikki's dream turn into a nightmare? The eighth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: TV Star

Dork Diaries: TV Star

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the seventh book of the blockbuster Dork Diaries series - now with over 13 million copies in print! Nikki and her friends are about to have their five minutes of fame! A reality TV crew is going to follow them for the whole month as they record their hit song together. But will the excitement also cause unexpected problems, now that cameras are everywhere Nikki and her friends go? Is life in the spotlight really going to be all they think it is or will it be a Dork Disaster? Full of Nikki's doodles, diary entries and dorkish disasters, get ready to embrace your inner dork with his brand new novel frm the hit series! Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Jacqueline Wilson. The seventh book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries 7

Dork Diaries 7

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 03/06/2014

Everyones been rooting for Nikki Maxwell and her crush, Brandonand fans will finally learn if they had their first kiss in this seventh book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!Nikkis juggling a lot this month. A reality TV crew is following Nikki and her friends as they record their hit song together, plus there are voice lessons, dance practice, and little sister Briannas latest wacky hijinks. Nikkis sure she can handle everything, but will all the excitement cause new problems for Nikki and Brandon, now that cameras are everywhere Nikki goes? The Dork Diaries series has more than 13 million copies in print worldwide!

Dork Diaries 6

Dork Diaries 6

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 04/06/2013

Loveand crushesare in the air for Nikki Maxwell in this sixth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.Its the biggest dance of the year and Nikki Maxwell is hoping her crush, Brandon, wants to be her date. But time is running out. What if he doesnt ask her? Or worsewhat if he asks Mackenzie?!! In the sixth book in the blockbuster Dork Diaries seriesnow with more than 8 million copies in printjoin Nikki, Chloe and Zoe as they tackle the topic of love, Dork Diaries style!

Double Dork Diaries #2

Double Dork Diaries #2

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring books three and four in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! It's time to embrace your inner dork! DORK DIARIES has millions of fans worldwide who all love the hilarious super-private diaries of the not-so-perfect Nikki Maxwell. Through sketches, doodles and diary entries Nikki spills the beans on everything from first crushes to BFF dramas, mean girls to bratty little sisters and, of course, all the mega-cringe moments that make her a dork-extraordinaire! In Pop Star Nikki's school is holding a talent competition and she can't wait to enter with her BFFs Chloe and Zoey, to have some fun and hopefully impress her super-crush Brandon too. But then Nikki finds out tht her arch-nemesis MacKenzie is entering the contest...Can a dork take on the most popular girl in school and win? In Skating Sensation Nikki tries to help her local animal shelter by raising money at an ice-skating fundraiser, the only problem? Nikki can't skate! Will she be able to transform from dork-on-ice to an ice-princess in time to save the shelter from closing for good?

Dork Diaries 5

Dork Diaries 5

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 02/10/2012

Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.Nikki Maxwell develops a sudden interest in student journalism that may or may not (okay, definitely does) have to do with the fact that mean girl Mackenzie has started writing a gossip column. And there just might be some info involving Nikkis crush, Brandon, that Nikki doesnt want Mackenzie reporting to the world. So Nikki joins the school newspaper staffand ends up as an advice columnist! Its fun at first, answering other kids letters. But when Miss Know-It-Alls inbox is suddenly overflowing with pleas for guidance, Nikki feels in need of some help herself. Fortunately she has BFFs Chloe and Zoey on her sideand at her keyboard!

Dork Diaries 4

Dork Diaries 4

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2012

In an all-new addition to the New York Times bestselling series thats as popular as it is dorky, Nikki Maxwell is determined to help out her crush!Nikki Maxwell isnt at all surprised to find out that her crush Brandon volunteers at a local animal shelter. Hes such a sweet guyof course he wants to help those adorable puppies! Then Brandon tells her that the shelter is in danger of closing, and Nikki knows she cant let that happen. Especially when she discovers a shocking secret about Brandon that makes keeping that shelter open more important than ever. So Nikki and her friends Chloe and Zoey enter an ice skating competition to help raise money for the shelter, but (big surprise) Mackenzie has to stick her nose in and cause trouble so that she can be the one to swoop in and save the day. No way will Nikki let that happen: Shell just have to come up with some extra creative ideas this time!

Dork Diaries: Skating Sensation

Dork Diaries: Skating Sensation

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2012

Nikki Maxwell isnt at all surprised to find out that her crush Brandon volunteers at a local animal shelter. Hes such a sweet guy - of course he wants to help those adorable puppies! Then Brandon tells her that the shelter is in danger of closing, and Nikki knows she cant let that happen. Especially when she discovers a shocking secret about Brandon that makes keeping that shelter open more important than ever. So Nikki and her friends Chloe and Zoey enter an ice skating competition to help raise money for the shelter, but (big surprise) Mackenzie has to stick her nose in and cause trouble so that she can be the one to swoop in and save the day. No way will Nikki let that happen: Shell just have to come up with some extra creative ideas this time! The fourth book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures ofMax Crumbly(publishing June2016). Praise for DORK DIARIES: Dork Diaries is so laugh-out-loud funny and original I stayed up late reading it, just to see what would happen next - and to get that next laugh! Kate Brian, author of the Private series Filled with fun illustrations, and fonts that keep you looking, Rachel Renee Russell has created for girls what Jeff Kinney did for boys with his Wimpy Kids series. Amazon.com five star review spot on for the tween marketThe Bookseller The Dork Diaries series is fast becoming my favourite for younger readers, and I really hope there are more dorky stories living in Rachel Renee Russells head. Im sure Nikki has many more embarrassing moments just waiting to happen, as well as lots of gossip to share about her crush on Brandon. More please! Wondrous Reads Blog

Dork Diaries 3 1/2: How to Dork Your Diary

Dork Diaries 3 1/2: How to Dork Your Diary

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2011

Nikki Maxwell has been writing in a diary since the start of the school year, and she usually takes it everywhere she goes, so she can't believe it when one morning she can't find her diary! The hunt is on, and while she looks, pursuing various theories about where it could be, Nikki can't help putting together a list of important diary-keeping lessons to remember in case of missing diary emergencies like this one. Overflowing with Nikki's trademark humour and art this special DIY edition of DORK DIARIES not only features a brand new story featuring all of your favourite characters from the series, but also includes tips from Nikki about keeping your own diary and space for readers to write and draw their own entries. A DIY edition of the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries: Pop Star

Dork Diaries: Pop Star

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2011

Let the spotlight showdown commence... Nikki Maxwell's school is holding a talent competition and Nikki can't wait to start practising dance moves with her BFFs, Chloe and Zoey, and impressing Brandon, her crush, with her singing skills! But then Nikki finds out that her arch-nemesis, MacKenzie, is entering the contest too, and she's determined to steal the limelight from Nikki and her friends. Can a dork like Nikki take on the most popular girl in school and win? The third book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries 3

Dork Diaries 3

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2011

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Double Dork Diaries

Double Dork Diaries

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2011

A special bumper edition of dorkiness featuring the first two books in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series! Nikki Maxwell has just started at her new school and is determined to make a fresh start, leaving her dorky past behind her. But when you're the girl who spills spaghetti over herself during lunch, or who dresses as a giant rat for Halloween, or whose dad drives a van with a giant cockroach on the roof, it's hard to transform from loser queen to queen-bee overnight. But one thing's for sure, Nikki's life is never dull, and now you can enjoy the first two hilarious instalments of her diary, Dork Diaries and Dork Diaries:Party Time, in this fabulous two-in-one bind-up. It's time to embrace your inner dork...

Dork Diaries

Dork Diaries

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 28/09/2010

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Dork Diaries 2

Dork Diaries 2

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: eBook Release Date: 28/09/2010

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Dork Diaries: Party Time

Dork Diaries: Party Time

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

Nikki is finally starting to adjust to life at her new school and things are looking up. She's made some real friends and her major crush, Brandon, even asks her to be his lab partner in science, Hello! Seriously awesome development! But when Nikki overhears mean girl Mackenzie bragging that Brandon's going to take her to the Halloween dance, a bummed Nikki agrees to spend Halloween at a kids' party for her little sister Brianna. It's only aftershe makes the commitment that she finds out Mackenzie was lying and that her dream of going to the party with Brandon could be a reality. Now she's got two parties to juggle, what's a girl to do? The second book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly (publishing June 2016).

Dork Diaries

Dork Diaries

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2010

Meet Nikki Maxwell (aka Queen of the Dorks!) in the first instalment of the mega-selling Dork Diaries series - now with over 36 million copies in print worldwide! Nikki Maxwell has never been popular but, now she's started at a new school, she's hoping to leave her old dorky ways behind! Follow Nikki's adorkable life through sketches, doodles and diary entries as she spills all the details of her not-so-fabulous life full of BFF drama, hopeless crushes and an extremely cringe-worthy family! With a HUGE global fanbase, Dork Diaries is the perfect series for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Jacqueline Wilson.

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