I’d suggest joining us, even if that means reading the english version to catch up. I am finding the accountability and having people to discuss the chapters with a great resource. It keeps me on track and makes me realize grammar/vocabulary that I wouldn’t have by myself.
Btw, if you judged your abilities of Japanese based on Haikyuu (from the beginner’s book club). I actually found Haikyuuu a bit more intense and sometimes more difficult than the Intermediate book club I am a part of (Convenience Store woman). So maybe that will make you feel better