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How Am I Supposed to Read With All These Episodes of Modern Family to Watch? (and also there's Christmas)

The end of December approaches and I've got to get serious about books I want to finish this year. Feast for Crows? In the bag. And since I was warned I might not like it, I had low low expectations, and I DO like it. Not as much as the others, but you can't have slashy slashy conquery things happening 24/7. What you CAN do though is talk about crows all the time. LIKE IN THE TITLE. Crows eat dead things. Did you know? George R.R. Martin certainly does.


SO MANY CROWS, GEORGE

True to recent years, it doesn't feel like Christmas AT ALL yet, even though it's only 17 days away. Maybe because I'm 29 and Christmas has gone from me making paper chains that count down the days until my brothers and I wake up at 4 AM and shake my parents to me feverishly shopping online to make sure I get something for people on my list that they MAYBE won't hate but ahhhh who knows. 

So why not add this reading stress on top of that? I'm not even reading anything Christmasy. Game of Thrones has ZERO AMOUNTS OF CHRISTMAS. A lot of people are getting hanged and eaten by crows. Again, like in the title. Also did you know that people are like crows? The book says so. Also like in the title. Also Cersei needs to get hers. She needs to get hers soon.

YOU HAVE HAD ENOUGH, CERSEI

Ugh Cersei sucks. But anyway, I've passed my reading goal for this year, which I never officially wrote down on Goodreads because it would stress me the hell out to complete it, but my goal is always basically to read more than the previous year, which thanks to four Game of Thrones books, has been achieved via number of books AND page numbers. Also the Bleak House readalong was this year, can you believe it? What a longass book THAT is.

Are you all ready for Christmas/whatever you do at the end of the year? Do you decorate? (we don't, but I wouldn't say no to some white lights in the living room, roomie) Is your shopping done, because mine basically is and I super-want to brag about it. Unless you're one of those people who was done a month ago, in which case I don't want to talk to you, thank you very much.

CHRISTMAS.

Remember this.

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