Tomorrow is the autumnal equinox, the first official day of fall, and with this many magazines at your disposal, you’ve got all the resources you need to make the most of the season. We brought you fall fashion and falltastic in past #WeekendReads, and this week we’ve pulled together a host of timely stories about fall TV shows, comfort food, and gardening best practices.
To really get in the spirit, we suggest making some soup (or pumpkin anything), cozying up with your tablet and turning to your favorite magazines for the best. fall. ever.
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Next Issue Picks
Women's Cancer Handbook: Lower Your Risk Today
SELF polled 1,000 women to find out what scares us most about cancer, then took that to top medical experts for some healthy perspective and easy, proven prevention tips for women of any age. (Good news: Cancer is less common than you think.)
Heroin Hits Home
Heroin used to be a junkie’s drug. Now, with celebrities regularly dropping “Molly” hints on the mic, it’s taken hold in schools across the country, offering teens a hard-core high for the cost of $10—and sometimes their lives.
The Plot to Kill the President
Remember that crazy story about the dude in Mississippi who mailed ricin to Obama and then tried to frame some other dude in Mississippi for the crime? Well, the story is a thousand times crazier than you thought.
CEOs and their design chiefs talk about the most important relationship in modern business. Just one great feature in Fast Company’s 10th annual Innovation by Design issue.
Be a Gardening Guru
As the chill creeps in, keep your garden full of rich fall colors and eye-catching textures with these leafy late-season containers.
Wild at Heart
Jacqueline Sackler’s Amagansett home, tucked amid breathtakingly lush gardens, marries the riot of nature to her own carefully curated style.
Your Healthy Fall Gardening Guide
Cooler temperatures make fall a perfect time to step outside and dig into gardening tasks. Follow this advice to get off to a strong start, and to ensure that you finish with a smile.
Who needs Halloween decorations when nature provides such bizarre and beautiful creations? A collection of the spookiest flowers and plants from growers around the West. Display them to add a little haunt to your house this season.
What's on the Tube?
Emmy® Insider: Who Will Win? (And Who Should!)
Just in time for the Emmy® Awards Sunday night, EW’s definitive award predictions. According to all-knowing TV critics Jeff Jensen and Melissa Maerz, the night will be full of some come-from-behind surprises and history-making wins.
Inside the Duck Dynasty Empire
How a backwoods clan of bearded, gun-happy Louisiana duck hunters became America’s favorite TV family.
No Complaints, No Excuses
That’s how Michael J. Fox tackles every day—and his starring role in a new TV series. Here, he shares how he keeps joy in his life, his best marriage advice, and more.
In her new show, Rebel Wilson is trying to play a character the likes of which the American sitcom has never seen before. But she is learning that television does not make that easy.
From Plow to Chow
As the air turns crisp, a new season of produce fills the rows at photographer Helen Norman’s Star Bright Farm. To celebrate, she gathers family and friends around her Maryland table for a harvest feast.
Crisps & Cobblers
Nothing beats a bubbling fruit crisp or cobbler on a cool autumn day. Pick some apples, peaches, or pears, and make one today.
Picked Fresh for October: Winter Squash
The sweetest, meatiest cool-weather veggies. Learn the difference between varieties, tips to pick a healthy one, and how to roast, sauté or bake them into warm, comforting squashy goodness.
We’re renaming October. Why? Because it’s the perfect time to take out your slow cooker and feed your family these delicious meals.