Dork Diaries: Pop Star is the third book in the popular Dork Diaries series penned down by bestselling author, Rachel Renee Russell. This series revolves around Nikki Maxwell's 'not-so-fabulous' life and her adventures in middle school. Summary of the Book Nikki Maxwell is doing all she can to safeguard the secret that her Dad works as the school exterminator in exchange for her academic scholarship. The last thing Nikki needs is having her friends and her crush, Brandon, associating her with her Dad?s van with a big roach on top! It seems like Nkki's secret might come out in the open and she is freaking out. But to Nikki?s delight, a major talent competition is announced with a school scholarship offered as the winning prize. Nikki loves to sing and dance and this is the perfect opportunity for her to have loads of fun with her friends while competing for a chance to free her Dad of the obligation. Will Nikki be able to win the talent competition and free herself of the potential embarrassment once and for all? The book is packed with packed with Nikki's doodles and diary entries and will make for a fun read for children in the age group of 8 and 12 years. About Rachel Renee Russell Rachel Renee Russell is an American author best-known for writing children's books. The Dork Diaries series written by Russell have more than 10 million copies in print in the US, and have been translated in more than 32 languages. Besides writing, Russell also works as an attorney.