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October Device Giveaway

I’m being ushered out the door so this text may change but this is October’s Device Giveaway. As a thank you to everyone who comes and comments and visits and uses our Affiliate code links, Dear Author has given away one ereading device every month except in September when I totally spaced.

This means October there are two devices to giveaway – the Nexus 7 tablet and a brand new Kindle Paperwhite.

Dear Author thanks you all!

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Mims
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:56:29

    Going apple picking with my nieces and nephews.

  2. Kate Lowell
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:58:06

    My favorite fall activity is getting the barn stocked with good hay for the rescue pony. I like to know we’re all set for the winter and that I don’t have to run around like a madwoman in February, only to end up with something that’s dusty or hard for a 35 year old lad with no teeth to eat.

  3. library addict
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:58:38

    I like taking the dog for his walk in the cooler but not yet cold (boo snow) weather.

  4. Kimberlie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:59:16

    Definitely decorating for Halloween.

  5. Susan Reader
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:59:21

    Getting ready to repair a leaky faucet… would rather be reading.

  6. Jolanda van Kleef
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 09:59:56

    In autumn my inner child always comes out: I love walking through the fallen leaves and playing in them with my dog. They make such a wonderful sound and everything smells so earthy, so good.
    Thank you so much for this giveaway!

  7. Rebe
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:00:19

    I love football and hot chocolate!

  8. Lia
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:01:48

    Curling up on the sofa, reading a good book!

  9. heathercm2001
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:01:54

    I love to sit on the back porch and admire all the beautiful colors. Everything is so bright with reds, oranges, and yellows.

  10. Kim
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:02:16

    Fall is my favorite time of year! Cool weather, hoodies, football, applepicking and all that goes with it!!

  11. Sherry Haut
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:02:18

    We love going to the corn maze at the local pumpkin farm. I also love pumpkin flavored coffee.

  12. Misty H
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:02:25

    Hot apple cider and fresh cider mill doughnuts

  13. Viki G.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:03

    Is this also open to international fans? At any rate, I’m entering :-)

  14. Megan W.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:10

    Definitely football, curling up in front of the big window reading, and drinking hot tea and cider.

  15. Yvonne A
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:30

    Fall isn´t my time of the year. I like sun and in fall it is most grey. But good in fall is that i have more time to read ;)

  16. Renda
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:32

    I just like the slow down. Summer seems to be a mile a minute. Fall, I take the time to breathe, just enjoy, and ignore any and all football-related activities.

  17. Gwen
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:38

    Going walking in the woods with leaves falling around me.

  18. Mila
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:04:50

    Eating pumpkin pie, drink tea and reading a book :) yummi

  19. Anne V
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:05:02

    I like plotting costumes with my niece, and walking the ditches with my dogs (although washing them after the annual dead crayfish extravaganza is not such o good time!).

  20. Andrea
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:06:40

    Apples and everything related to them. I love the hot apple cider, making applesauce and apple butter.

  21. Lisa J
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:06:45

    Going to the orchard for fresh apples. Then, I love to go home and make apple crisp or apple pie.

  22. ms bookjunkie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:06:47

    Curling up under blankets with something good to read. (Oh, wait…that’s all year round! But the blankets are a must in Autumn.)

  23. Kimberly B.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:11:21

    My favorite fall activity is dressing up for Halloween! (Though I don’t know what to dress as this year). Thanks for the great giveaway!

  24. TaraR
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:12:25

    Fall hasn’t hit my country yet. But I’m looking forward to the weather cooling off.

  25. Nita G
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:12:58

    This is a new favorite fall activity for me. My city just opened up a nature park and I’ve been enjoying taking the pup there and walking among the changing and falling leaves.

  26. Shelley Dodge
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:15:10

    I love fall. My favorite activities are trying all the spiced teas that come out at this time, baking pumpkin recipes (both sweet and savory), and seeing the trick or treaters.

  27. Kate L
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:15:13

    Love your blog!

  28. Shirley Ann Speakman
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:15:35

  29. Krysten M
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:16:12

    I love making fall desserts :) And of course going apple picking and running through corn mazes

  30. Cynthia
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:18:09

    I like to take a walk through parks or gardens and take pictures of nature. It’s the most beautiful in fall.

  31. Jess
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:18:37

    I love fall! Every October I reread all of my favorite gothic novels. Right now, I’m in the middle of Frankenstein!

  32. Sarah
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:18:38

    Seeing the leaves turn brown and enjoying Halloween :)

  33. Lisa W
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:19:53

    Football! And taking the kids trick or treating :)

  34. julie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:21:15

    I love taking the kids out in their costumes and see all the little ones out dressed up.

  35. Claudia Martins
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:21:46

    International fan here. It’s Spring in Brazil. I like both Fall and Spring, because the weather is mild. We don’t celebrate Halloween, but if we did, I’d enjoy carving pumpkins.

  36. Lori S
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:30:30

    I love that fall is the beginning of holiday season, starting with Rosh Hashanah and ending with New Years. So many opportunities to be with family & friends. And so much pumpkin bread! Win!

  37. Miss_Malapert
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:33:16

    Thank you so much for doing these giveaways! And thank you for curating all of the news links and daily deals. You are awesome!

  38. Connie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:34:09

    I love hiking in the fall and enjoying the foliage along the way.

  39. Kirsty
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:35:11

    Halloween decorations, enjoying the fall weather & colors, gearing up for the holidays.

  40. Karen E.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:37:40

    I love going to college football games.

  41. viktha
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:46:02

    I love everything about fall. Runs are so much nicer without the hot temps, the trails are beautiful, cookingin crockpot, and halloween.

  42. Jenna
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:46:18

    Hanging out with little kids during the Halloween season. They get so excited! So much cooler then stuff I’m supposed to do as a 20 something.

  43. Erin K.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:49:18

    Outdoor grilling and patio time. Most of the summer here is too hot for oudoor activities so I savor the cooler fall temps.

  44. srs
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:49:20

    I love going for long walks in the fall. Then coming come and having some hot tea or cocoa.

  45. Kasey
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:53:07

    I love that I get to make my niece’s Halloween costume every year. This year she wants to be Rapunzel.

  46. Janice Santillo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:53:53

    football and pumpkin spice latte

  47. Kate Marcille
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:54:51

    So many things! I live in New England and love the seasons. Fall is my favorite because of the beautiful changing foliage and the cool nights that have me pulling out my scarves.
    My birthday is also in the fall (today actually!), and I always do something with my family. I love having them all together and am humbled that they do so on/around my birthday.
    I think even more than the last, I love going to a book convention with friends I’ve stayed in touch with for 5+ years. We pick a convention that works for everyone and have a long weekend of crazy fun and talking books and everything under the sun.

  48. Jane
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:58:06

    Hiking and looking at the beautiful colours.

  49. Corina
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:58:07

    I really don’t bake much during the summer, so once the weather turns cool I love breaking out the loaf pans and cookie sheets and going all-out.

  50. Nadia Lee
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:59:46

    Picnics & zoo outings w/ Hero Material & The Boy :)

  51. April W
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:00:03

    Mmm Fall! Love all the beautiful colors!

  52. Christina
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:00:45

    It is definitely eating the Halloween candy.

  53. Elisa Giocosa
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:01:11

    Drinking a cup of tea reading a good book :)

  54. mari
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:03:10

    Taking kiddies trick or treating.

  55. Tammy
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:03:16

    I just love looking around at the leaves changing colors and the fall temperatures. I love to eat anything pumpkin.

  56. Dee
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:04:36

    Definitely walking the dogs and NOT sweating buckets while doing it. (Thus my fav activity would be ‘moving about in the cooler temps’…ahem)

  57. Amanda
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:05:30

    There is a fall craft festival that happens in my area every year, it always starts of the fall for me. Also I love snuggling in the covers as the weather turns cold.

    And the candy, I love the candy.

  58. sheryl n
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:06:44

    I like the cooler temperatures for one. My son really likes pumpkins, so we hit up the pumpkin patch and then decorate it. Trick or treat is a big thing too, love to dress up

  59. Jill LeTempt
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:07:08

    Handing out candy for Halloween, I love seeing the kids in their costumes.

  60. Helen
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:09:08

    Theatre season starts up again in the fall here, so I enjoy getting back into that routine.

  61. elaing8
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:18:11

    My favorite fall thing is Thanksgiving (Canada has it in October)

  62. Amy
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:18:17

    I love the fact that the season has begun for hot apple cider and fall colored sweaters. And during this month we will take our annual trip to the local pumpkin farm to pick our pumpkins and walk through the corn maze.

  63. Mary Jo Burke
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:18:57

    The fall colors and crisp cool air.

  64. Jane
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:22:35

    @Viki G.: Yes, it is. If an international entrant wins I will send you the equivalent in USD to the device.

  65. Ashlea
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:22:53

    Wearing sweaters. Seriously, I wait all summer for the opportunity.

  66. EvelynS
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:23:23

    Taking my kids to the pumpkin patch to pick out pumpkins!!

  67. Lynnd
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:28:14

    Going for long walks and eating pumpkin our

  68. Katherine
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:29:31

    I love cooking with all the wonderful Fall crops. Squashes of every kind, making apple cider…finally having days cold enough for hearty soups. Fall is definitely my favorite season, from the cooling weather to changing leaves, it has so much to enjoy.

  69. Danielle H
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:31:09

    The leaves of trees changing colour.

  70. Rosie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:34:45

    Going to pumpkin patch with my niece/nephew.

  71. Valerie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:35:00

    Long walks in the park and hikes in the woods and visiting the pumpkin patch… I love fall!

  72. Judi L
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:45:02

    Definitely eating all the candy….nom nom nom.

  73. Vi Dao
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:45:25

    My favorite fall activity is having a pumpkin latte while reading a good book.

  74. Erin
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:46:06

    I’m not really looking forward to the winter since I HATE the cold. Fall consists of me bundling up as much as possible in preparation for winter.

  75. Cheryl R
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:46:17

    Fall has always been my favorite time because my birthday is this month..amazing it hasn’t changed since I’ve gotten older.

  76. Nicole Laverdure
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:49:37

    I love Fall! We love to decorate the house for Halloween. My husband bakes pumpkin muffins, and he never forgets to bake me a delicious pumpkin pie! Here in Quebec Canada, the leaves turn to beautiful Fall colors, it’s so breathtaking! Thank you for the great giveaway!

  77. Jazzi
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:49:47

    This may sound kinda lazy, but with this years really bad weather I love curling up under a blanket and playing with my 6-month-old. When I can’t read b/ mostly he does want to be entertained, we both love listening to audiobooks.

    Btw, just bought the last hour of Gann, thanks to your review (:

  78. Andrea D
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:52:26

    Making soups and stews and baking pie (apple, pumpkin).

  79. Joni
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:52:56

    Fall foods. Apples (with smoked cheddar), pumpkin flavored everything, etc.

  80. Lauren
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 11:58:22

    Scary movies for Halloween and watching the leaves change!

  81. Jody W.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:01:40

    Favorite fall activity: coming up with the most awesome costumes for the kids and anyone else who wants them! The number of adults I’ve talked into dressing up as Jedi is not small.

  82. Ellie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:02:37

    I love everything about fall – the cooler weather, the leaves, the way coffee tastes extra good. We go all out decorating for Halloween, and bake as much pumpkin-related foods as we can!

  83. Erica H
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:07:10

    Halloween costumes and candy!

  84. Shannon H
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:07:52

    My favorite fall activity is going to college football games with my parents! I get to one or two a year with them and it is great fun

  85. Megan S
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:09:12

    The Halloween candy, definitely.

  86. Nancy B
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:09:35

    I love fall – the hot chocolate, Thanksgiving, the changing leaves, walking outside in the cooler weather, reading under a blanket. It’s all so good. Thanks for reminding me that fall is here – I live in the South and we got our first “cold front” down to the 60s last night. So many things to look forward to in the next couple of months!

  87. Sarah
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:10:27

    I pretty much love ALL fall related activities though I do love seeing little kids all dressed up as they go trick or treating. Don’t enjoy the older kids who come nearly as much. Cute ladybug or guy in a hockey mask? give me the cute ladybug.

  88. EVH 93
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:19:18

    While I like all the things that come with Fall – pumpkin spice latte’s, Halloween candy, college football – my favorite Fall activity of all is being able to FINALLY turn off the a/c!!!

  89. nan
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:21:18

    I love the candy. Especially since this is the time for a lot of candy sales.

  90. Appomattoxco
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:35:07

    I love being able to bake again when the weather gets cooler.

  91. Angela
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:37:16

    Would LOVE a new Kindle to give to my Gramma:)

  92. Allison W
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:40:10

    Apple cider!!

  93. Lindsay
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:40:37

    Watching spooooooky movies and reading spooky books, and eating all the things for Canadian thanksgiving! nom nom nom.

  94. Expy
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:42:46

    My favorite fall activity is rolling in the pile of fall leaves.

  95. julie counts
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:44:04

    Here where I’m at, we have a Halloween parade that I love to go to every year. I also enjoy taking the haunted tours.

  96. Heidi
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:44:05

    Anything to do with apples, cinnamon and pumpkins!! Love it!!

  97. rissatoo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:45:17

    I love the cooling temps, the changing leaves, the pumpkin foods & drinks, the Halloween decorating & candy, etc. I just plain love Fall. :)

  98. FullofGrace
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:46:13

    I love apple cider season. And when everything is pumpkin flavored and scented, like pumpkin cheesecake or pumpkin spice candles. Fall I’d my FAVORITE time of year.

  99. Adrean Garcia
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:48:42

    I love painting pumpkins with my boys. Then one Friday in the month of October going to the haunted houses!

  100. Debbie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:50:29

    I like baking pumpkin muffins , enjoying sleeping with the windows open, and admiring the changing leaves.

  101. MD
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:52:02

    I don’t think I have special fall activities ;-) But then I live in a place where seasons don’t differ too much.

  102. AnnB
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:52:56

    Stalking the stores for the newest Halloween decorations and celebrating our wedding anniversary with my husband.

  103. Lynnette
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:53:16

    Fall is the best! We went for apples and cider donuts this AM. Now watching football, with an apple crisp and meatloaf to come. And that candy. . .

  104. Lisa Brown
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 12:58:59

    I like decorating the outside of the house for fall, getting it ready for Halloween.

  105. Louise H.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:00:46

    I like when the air gets a little crisp but the sun is still out. My area doesn’t really get a “fall” per se. So it’s very short lived. But no matter what the weather is like, I can count on Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Sometimes they become my reason to live. :)

  106. cleo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:01:12

    Fall is my favorite season (one of my favorite parts of living in Chicago is the great fall weather). I like crunching through leaves and drinking hot apple cider.

  107. SaraC
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:04:54

    Mmmmm candy corn…

  108. Ursula Whislter
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:05:41

    Fall means baking pumpkin pies and apple pies. That’s what I love about this season.

  109. Aisushi
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:05:49

    We don’t have fall season, so … Happy All Souls Day, I guess? XD

  110. Victoria
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:07:28

    I’m so not a Fall type of girl. Summer is my season. But Fall means football is back. And yes, I do tend to read more in the fall as well, especially since so many of my favorites have new releases at this time of year.

  111. holly q
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:16:00

    Fall is my favorite. Even if the temperature hasn’t completely dipped yet, there’s a sort of energy and spark in the air that really moves me and makes me happy. Probably from back in my hs/college pagan days. :) Also, pumpkin flavored everything.

  112. Ruth
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:16:16

    I enjoy baking now that it isn’t like living in a convection oven in my apartment .

  113. Jenny
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:16:58

    Favorite fall activity – curled up with a great book by a window overlooking the fall leaves.

  114. Azucena Rodriguez
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:17:00

    I love the excuse to eat/drink everything pumpkin related :) I love making all the pumpkin pie/cheesecake varieties known to man.

  115. Angie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:18:48

    Making caramel apples!

  116. Joanna YoucancallmeNoona (Young)
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:19:41

    Thanks for the giveaway, Jane!

    My favorite activity in October is definitely dressing up for Halloween (we have so many Halloween parties here in NYC) and attending the annual parade (which sadly hasn’t been held in the last few years).

    For the first time ever, my family and I went pumpkin picking in Maryland and that was a great and new experience. Also, I enjoy the availability of pumpkin food and drinks everywhere during this time of the year. :)

  117. Katherine
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:25:51

    Having an excuse to bake all things pumpkin – bread, muffins, pie, cookies – yum.

  118. j3nny
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:27:33

    woah two! :) thank you for the giveaway~

    my fave activity is to see the leaves change color :) halloween creeps me out lol

  119. Lori
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:28:33

    Fall is all about cooking to me also. Soups and hearty stock pot meals. I bake more, simmer more and read more. It’s like sleeping in (which I also do more of). Fall recharges me and it’s my favorite season.

  120. Barbara Elness
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:29:12

    My favorite fall activity is celebrating my birthday with pumpkin pie and whipped cream. I always have that instead of cake. Since it’s the day after Halloween, it’s always tied in with that holiday too, which has always been my favorite one. I really try to buy candy to hand out for Halloween that I don’t like that much, so I don’t have to worry about eating it. :D

  121. Alyssa
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:29:16

    I love indulging in anything pumpkin or apple related! xD

  122. Kim
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:32:49

    Thanks for the giveaway. Fall ushers in fresh apples and cider.

  123. Rebekah
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:34:35

    I like watching new television shows. They are a replacement for all of the baseball that I watch throughout the summer.

  124. Brandi B
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:40:38

    I love pulling out sweaters and boots to wear and blankets for my bed. I also like walking into shops and smelling fall-scented candles or potpourri. Apples, cinnamon, pumpkin.

  125. Andreea
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:41:00

    Fall is all about pumpkin pie! :) And also getting ready for Christmas.

  126. kathybaug
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:44:40

    I love watching the trees change colors.

  127. Dezaray
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:45:05

    Thanks for the giveaway….this is awesome and what a wonderful October gift! I love all of the Fall activities that are offered…the wagon rides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and the changing of the leaves.

  128. Annette
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 13:53:13

    I love everything pumpkin-related: pumpkin coffee, pumpkin pie, pumpkin crumble!

  129. Julie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:02:53

    Stepping on crunch leaves and curling up under warm blankets.

  130. Kate Sherwood
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:04:59

    I think my favourite fall activity is about the same as my favourite activity for other times of the year – writing! But in the fall I get to do it with a big sweater and a mug of hot cider.

  131. Glittergirl
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:06:58

    My favorite fall activity is soaking up the atmosphere — the glorious fall leaves, the smells, the weather extremes from chilly mornings to the hot afternoons, the fog, Halloween ;-) Thanks for the giveaway!!! Enjoy your Fall

  132. Diane Mc.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:15:00

    I love fall but it takes south Texas forever to cool down.

  133. Ann Fischer
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:15:14

    I love handing out candy to all the cute little trick or treaters and seeing their costumes!

  134. cyclops8
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:19:27

    Love to go apple and pumpkin picking.

  135. Cheryl McInnis
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:20:00

    Going for walks and enjoying the fall colors…then coming home and having a big mug of hot chocolate with whipped cream and reading a good book :)

  136. Ducky
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:21:03

    Having a nice, long walk in the crisp and cool fall air.

  137. Anna
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:28:51

    Reading, obviously…

  138. TerryS
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:29:18

    Um, definitely eating the Halloween candy that doesn’t get passed out. I’m so evil that I have been known to get a variety of candy, and hide the Mounds to give out last. Hubs doesn’t like coconut. (In my defense, he’s been known to sneak the peanut butter cups- so, don’t feel too sorry for him!)

  139. MaryC
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:29:24

    Love the colors of fall and the cooler weather for long walks.

  140. Jenny P
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:30:24

    I love going to pick apples at an orchard and then eating them at home, thinking “Yay! It’s fall!” thoughts. :)

  141. Becky H
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:30:31

    going walking

  142. Sandyl
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:30:35

    I like the warm days and cool nights. Not too hot, not too cold.

  143. Jennifer Estep
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:40:14

    One of my favorite things about fall is watching the leaves change color.

  144. Sabrina
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:40:59

    Ha, it was 90 degrees here in San Diego yesterday. So perhaps my usual fall activity here is waiting for fall to actually begin, but otherwise it’s those nights where it’s finally cool enough for hot spiced cider.

  145. Katrina
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:43:38

    Knitting cozy things and apple picking!

  146. Bea
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:45:41

    I live in New England. I love going for walks in the cool weather, watching the foliage change, and playing in the leaves, drinking cider and eating apples. I also love eating Thanksgiving dinner and Halloween candy. :)

  147. Scifigirl1986
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:50:47

    My favorite fall activity is preparing for and then participating in NaNoWriMo. I’ve got 2 projects in mind for this year, so I have to figure out what I’m doing soon. :)

  148. Mo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:56:41

    Baking then eating pumpkin pie made from fresh pumpkin. Thanks for the giveaway!

  149. Marti
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:57:23

    I love baking fall food items: apple pie, pumpkin cinnamon rolls, molasses spice cookies make fall fall to me

  150. Crisopera
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 14:59:29

    Love Autumn except that I never can dress correctly – cool in the morning, but hot by the evening. Otherwise, it’s my favorite season.

  151. Danielle West
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:12:43

    All of the above! :) Thank you

  152. Mitzi
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:13:28

    Go Oakland A’s…..Baseball and Football and a Great Book!!!

  153. Tina
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:15:57

    Fall is all about the apples. We go apple picking. Our favorite place is a place that presses the apples into cider as we watch. It if crisp and fresh, like drinking apples!

  154. Jonetta (Ejaygirl)
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:17:54

    Football, football and more football!

  155. Natalie G
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:18:41

    My favorite fall activity is coming up with the crazy face for our pumpkins and carving them. Unfortunately , I’m not doing anything that fun today (working on a Sunday…).

  156. Meg H.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:19:17

    I love drinking hot chocolate and hot tea!

  157. Carol F.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:22:12

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love watching the leaves change, there’s something about fall colors that make for an absolutely gorgeous view. The candy is pretty nice, too!

  158. Rachel
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:22:23

    Heading into early summer here, and are you lot for real – you sound like romance book covers! Love it all. Keep up the good work, gives me a smile a day.

  159. Arely Z.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:27:10

    Yay, thank you for the giveaway :D

  160. Arely Z.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:28:29

    @Arely Z.:

    Oh, and my favorite thing to do is just sit outside and read while the breeze runs through my hair :)

  161. Maureen
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:29:54

    Giving out candy on Halloween is my favorite since my kids are grown and I enjoy seeing the kids in costume.

  162. Turophile
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:33:02

    Pick me. :)

  163. Danielle
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:34:05

    Reading a good book and snuggling up in a blanket as the leaves fall while sipping on hot cocoa.

  164. Turophile
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:34:05

    My Favorite Fall activity – long bike rides when the leaves are changing. Making soup from fall vegetables. Bonfires. And much more. Fall is awesome!!

  165. Jennifer
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:38:43

    Walking on the beach, provided I have warm clothes.

  166. Tiffany
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:40:05

    Reading, under a down throw, with a sweater and tea and fluffy socks.

  167. P. Kirby
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:41:19

    Fall for me is about getting the last veggies out of the faltering garden, running and biking through my lovely little village, watching the leaves turn red and gold, and enjoying the respite from the summer’s heat. (And dreading the cold.)

    This being ABQ Balloon Fiesta week, mornings include a sky full of hot air balloons. And this being fall in New Mexico, the smell of roasting green chile.

  168. Pamela
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:45:24

    Jogging outside among the falling leaves and watching my son play flag football!

  169. ruth
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:45:38

    I love trick or treating!

  170. Julie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:47:08

    Eating Halloween candy.

  171. Kristin W
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:48:30

    I live in Arizona, so I’m looking forward to finally turning off my air conditioning :-)

  172. Olivia D Hamilton
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:49:18

    I love trick or treating with my kids. We always have fun and come home wore out :)

  173. Carolyn
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:51:06

    Something I look forward to every fall is the new crop of Yukon Gold potatoes!

  174. Sophia (FV)
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 15:58:56

    I love taking the kids to the pumpkin patch. We have a rule: If you can carry it, you can have it. It’s fun watching the kids try to get the biggest pumpkin they can carry.

  175. MaryAnne
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:01:25

    Favourite fall activity is the same as favourite activity – reading! Except with a duvet and a glass of wine next to me. Or Baileys :)

  176. txvoodoo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:06:18

    REading, knitting now that it’s not so hot the yarn makes my hands sweat, having my windows open at night! After all, this is Texas. Autumn means 60 degrees at night. :D

  177. Beth Yarnall
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:13:56

    Eating all the ‘good’ candy from the variety bag & giving the rest to trick-or-treaters.

  178. Lisa
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:17:53

    Just enjoying a lazy Sunday.

  179. AH@badassbookreviews
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:18:16

    My favorite fall activity is fall baking, closely followed by walks outside listening to the leaves scrunch under my feet, then going out for a pumpkin spice latte. Oh, and reading a good book or two. Thanks for the giveaway.

  180. Patti
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:20:19

    Reading on the front porch, enjoying the beautiful weather and watching the wildlife.

  181. Victoria Zumbrum
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:26:39

    Halloween. Trick n Treat. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  182. Shannon
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:27:36

    Watching football or curling up with a good book

  183. LB
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:27:52

    Sweater weather is the best.

  184. Sherri
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:35:45

    I love reading and listening to the rain in the fall. And since I live in the Pacific NW, I do this during the winter, spring and often during the summer. The peaceful sound of rain while I read is something I think I will always love.

  185. Kim M
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:48:32

    I love eating all the pumpkin related food. You know pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bread.

  186. Angela G
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 16:57:34

    I love the fall, it’s finally cool enough in the desert to enjoy being outside.

  187. Elli
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:01:45

    My favorite fall activity is drinking apple cider… Hmmm

    And I would love a Paperwhite for my mom — her kindle is really a dinosaur these days :)

  188. Mary
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:02:32

    My favorite season is Fall – love to walk outside and enjoy the changing color of the leaves and cooler temps.

  189. Lobo
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:02:33

    I like the sunny but crisp weather and a good walk and then I love to go home to drink hot chocholate or tea and curl up with a good book.

  190. Helen Marie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:03:52

    I love watching the new fall TV shows, making chocolate chip pumpkin bread & of course finding my next favorite book in my TBR pile.

    Thanks so much for your fantastic blog! Love the book reviews and essays.

  191. Karen C.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:08:52

    My favorite fall activity is watching the leafs change and watching college football. :)

  192. Kristin
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:09:40

    My favorite fall activity is going to the ballpark to watch postseason baseball. Go Cards! and thanks for the giveaway!

  193. Erica
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  194. Marie
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:22:45

    Baking, eating candy, and getting out my winter sweaters (basically, to cover up all the after effects of the baking and candy eating).

  195. KatieF
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:25:56

    I like sitting on my front porch swing, wrapped in a blanket, reading a book (romance, natch).

  196. kp
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:35:11

    All of the above!!! Fall is my favorite season. I am lucky enough to live in New England and love the changing of the leaves. Both my kids attended college in Western MA and weekend trips out there were beautiful!!!

  197. Leigh
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:42:35

    I love being able to curl up in a warm blanket and reading for hours at a time during the fall.

  198. Jacqueline
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:42:38

    I grew up in Michigan, so I still associate fall with trips to the apple orchards for apple picking, fresh old fashioned donuts, and hot and cold apple cider. After living in D.C. and Texas, I’ve realized how much I appreciate those activities now that I’m unable to do them.

  199. Nicole C.
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:47:03

    We don’t really have fall in Texas, but my favorite fall season activity is deciding on a Halloween costume.

  200. Emmy
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:47:23

    What I love about the fall is the cooler weather, football and all the holidays that come up.

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