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Looking For Your Next Great Read? Then You Should Check Out The Diet Coke Book Club

By Brian Dillon

July 19, 2019 at 12:23pm



Trying to decide on which amazing read to dive into next? There’s nothing like getting hooked on a proper page-turner to escape the world and relax a bit.

Well, if you’re a lover of great books, this book club with a twist will definitely be of interest to you. The Diet Coke Book Club will see a series of Book Clubs taking place over the coming months.

Actress Amy Huberman and TV host Darren Kennedy launched The Diet Coke Book Club back in June, with Amy choosing three of the most hotly-anticipated books of the summer for you to delve into.



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Today author and actress @amy_huberman along with TV host and columnist @darrenkennedyofficial launched the first ever Diet Coke Book Club! A series of six book club events, The Diet Coke Book Club invites you to take a moment to relax and unwind, and enjoy a selection of great reads that prompt sparkling conversations. Along with Amy & Darren we have a fantastic line-up of Diet Coke Book Club hosts including, @Courtneysmithstyle, @ciaraodoherty, @thatbelfastgirl and @james_patrice. Keep an eye out for how you book lovers and Diet Coke fans can sign up to attend the live Diet Coke Book Club events which are taking place in Cork, Dublin and Belfast on July 24th, August 30th and September 18th. Can’t make the event? Chat with our Diet Coke Book Club hosts on the Instagram Live that follows each event at 8pm on the @dietcokie Instagram account. #DietCokeBookclub

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The first book club is taking place on Wednesday, July 24 from 8-9pm. It will be hosted by Courtney Smith and Ciara O’Doherty who will discuss If Only by Melanie Murphy, while guests will be invited to have their say and take part in an open discussion about the book.

On Tuesday, August 30 from 8-9pm, The next Diet Coke Book Club will take place, where Amy Huberman and Darren Kennedy will host an in-depth open discussion about How to Fail by Elizabeth Day.

Finally, on September 18 from 8-9pm, Gemma Louise Boland and James Patrice will host the last in the series of book club events, where a discussion on Rules of the Road by Ciara Geraghty.


What’s really cool about these book clubs is that they have a modern twist. From 8-9pm after each event, The Diet Coke Book Club hosts will host Instagram Live Book Clubs on the Diet Coke Instagram account. So you can join in on the conversation and have your say by tuning in and chatting with The Diet Coke Book Club hosts and other readers of these fantastic books.

Speaking at the launch in June, Amy Huberman explained why she was excited to bring the Diet Coke Book Club to Irish readers:

“As an author, there’s nothing I love more than getting stuck into a great book and discussing it with my friends. I’m thrilled to be part of the launch of the Diet Coke Book Club. It’s a fantastic opportunity for people around Ireland to connect and I’m excited to hear everyone’s thoughts on the chosen books.”

Meanwhile, Darren Kennedy said, “We have three fantastic page-turners lined up for the Diet Coke Book Club and I’m excited to kick off this series that will bring together book lovers and Diet Coke fans and really get the nation reading and talking!”

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Sound like something you’re into?

Relax, unwind and have your say at The Diet Coke Book Club. Make sure to follow @dietcokeie on Instagram and take part in the brill Instagram Live book clubs after each event from 8-9pm.

And if you have already started reading the books, make sure to share with your thoughts online using the hashtag #DietCokeBookClub.

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