Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life

Are you the kind of person that likes diary books? You know, the hand written, little doodles, kind of books? Do you like tweens books? Well, then, you will like this! Rachel Renée Russell has delivered to us a hilarious, fun-filled book about Nikki Maxwell, who is just about to start going to a brand new school…and to make it worse, it’s MIDDLE SCHOOL. How will she survive? Things are looking pretty bleak, considering she is hardly ever noticed, has no friends, and when she is noticed, it’s by Mackenzie Hollister. Who, by the way, is nothing nothing short of a viper in lip gloss and designer clothing. And the absolute most popular girl in school. Yikes! What could be worse?! Then, finally, things start to look up a little. Nikki becomes friends with two book-loving girls named Chloe and Zoey, and she finds herself feeling very strongly about the school newspaper photographer, Brandon Roberts. And, hey, who knew the school had an avant-garde art competition? Nikki may be a total dork, but she’s also an artist. And no Mackenzie Hollister is going to stop her…right? This book is a tad dramatic, as in drama queen dramatic, but that does nothing to stop it from being great. It is laugh-out-loud funny, and I am dying to know how to draw those pictures. And it brings you right in, and soon you can’t get out! Tons of girls will like these books. Especially the dorks! You know, like me.

July 10, 2011: 4 posts only!

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3 Responses to Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life

  1. LIV says:

    love this book

  2. Mrs. Beiber says:

    Okay, this book is exactly my kind of book. I like graphic novels. And books with a lot of pictures. My other fave kind(other that JB biographies) are chick flick series, cuz one book just doesn’t cut it for me. Oh, and while were on the subject, who didn’t vote 4 jb biographies????? We could have won!!!!!!!!!!

  3. RB says:

    just finished reading it, loved it!

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