Just Another Book Club- 2019 (part I)

As you know, I’m running the book club slightly differently. I’m now reviewing and discussing the books we read for this book club on my Instagram HERE and Facebook HERE, usually on the first Monday of the month (following the month a book was allocated to).

As before, there is absolutely no pressure to read all six books and you don’t have to read them during the months I suggest. That’s just there for guidance and also because some books might not be published on paperback until a certain date. And as always, one of the six books will be a non-fiction book. I hope you’ll join me in reading these books. I love to hear what you think about them.

So, the 6 books we’ll be reading for the first half of 2019 will be:

January: Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli


February: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh


March: The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni


April: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson


May: Christodora by Tim Murphy


June: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson


This chosen list of books is final. If you don’t fancy reading a particular book one month, just give it a miss that month.

I’ll post a new list of books for the second half of 2019 in early/mid-June time.

For a list of the books we read during the second half of 2018, click HERE

For a list of the books we read during the first half of 2018, click HERE

For a list of the books we read during the second half of 2017, click HERE

Don’t forget you can leave a review of any of the past books that we have read at any point.

For my Goodreads page, click HERE


  1. willowdot21 · December 10, 2018

    It a great idea but I know I would fail!

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  2. angelanoelauthor · December 10, 2018

    I was just thinking, “I wonder if Hayley will do the book club again…” and here it is! Hooray! I’m looking forward to reading from the list and discussing. I think the Jon Ronson will be very interesting. Good selections all around.

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    • thebeasley · December 10, 2018

      Thanks Angela. I’ve heard so many great things about that Jon Ronson book. Can’t wait to read that one.


  3. Lorna · December 11, 2018

    Christasora and Simon and Jon Ronson is SO GOOD.

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    • Lorna · December 11, 2018

      Predictive text, not so much,


    • thebeasley · December 11, 2018

      Can’t wait to read both of those. In fact, I think it was your recommendation of Christasora that led to it being added to my list 👍🏻


      • Lorna · December 11, 2018

        I’ve also read The Upside of Unrequited and Leah on the Offbeat, both in the Simon universe and very good. Current read is What If It’s Us, which is co-written by Adam Silvera.

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      • thebeasley · December 11, 2018

        Excellent. I’m really enjoying Simon vs at the moment.


  4. Julie Taylor · January 28, 2019

    I’ll be looking for ideas on here for my next read Hayley. My new year resolution is to read more.
    Just finished the latest book by John Marrs. I’ve really enjoyed all of his books so far ( …might be a little biased as he’s a friend, but) they are really gripping. Awaiting his next release in April. If you get a chance have a read. Keep up the good work lovely lady 👍

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    • thebeasley · February 1, 2019

      Marvellous, Julie! I’ll try and check out John Marrs. Love book recommendations. Cheers love! x


  5. fattymccupcakes · January 29, 2019

    I need to try to participate more in this this year! Gonna look up those books 📚 ❤️👍🏻

    Liked by 1 person

    • thebeasley · February 1, 2019

      Yay! I’ve read the first two so far and they are both excellent. Thoroughly recommend both x

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