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Yes, my literary-but-automotive friends, the rumors are true: the Jalopnik Race Car Book Club is making its triumphant return! Get your reading glasses on, because we’re going to take a ride.

Starting a full-time job here at Jalopnik while also attending graduate school full-time for two degrees, getting married to someone in a different country, and trying to write an entire novel proved to be a little too difficult for any extracurricular reading—but I’m happy to announce that I have Gotten My Shit Back Together! By which I mean, I applied for solely online classes, opted to stop traveling, and finished the novel in the span of a month over the summer!

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Thankfully, that means I’ll have time to talk all things book with you fine folks here on the internet.

In case you forgot how this whole thing works, here’s a quick recap of how we do things in these parts:

Leave your thoughts in the comments of the published review or email them to me (ewerth [at] jalopnik [dot] com)! Anything goes: talk about the writing style, the cars mentioned, the relative merits of how true things are in the book… you name it! I want to hear it all.

And we want recommendations. If there’s a book you think we shouldn’t miss, leave it in the comments of this post or any of the other Race Car Book Club reviews! Such is the beauty of a book club.

If you’re sending an email, here’s the ideal format:

To: ewerth@jalopnik.com

Subject: Jalopnik Race Car Book Club

Body: [Your Kinja username if you have one]

[Your steamy hot book club take]

[Any other books you’d like to see!]

Now, since you good humans never did get your review of Breaking the Limit: One Woman’s Motorcycle Journey Through North America by Karen Larsen, we’ll pick it back up there. Give the book another re-read and drop your thoughts in the comments. You have until Monday, October 7, 2019!

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Go out there and get reading!