Dork Diaries is the first book in the popular Dork Diaries series penned down by bestselling author, Rachel Renee Russell. This series revolves around the life of Nikki Maxwell and her adventures at school. Summary of the Book Nikki Maxwell is the new girl in school and she is far from popular, in fact she is a total dork! But Nikki is hoping that moving to a new school will get her a chance to make new friends. But life is never that simple! Follow the amazing adventures of Nikki at school as she meets her arch-nemesis, Mackenzie, and Nikki's battles with her mum for an iphone. Packed with Nikki's hilarious doodles and diary entries, this will make for a fun read for kids in the age group of 8 and 12 years. About Rachel Renee Russell Rachel Renee Russell is a bestselling American author of children?s books. She is an attorney who prefers writing books for teenagers to legal briefs. She has authored several books including Dork Diaries: How To Dork Your Diary and Dork Diaries: Tales From A Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess. She wrote her while she was studying in the 6th grade.