Originally Posted by (sic)&disturbed
I was going to read the books but one day I seen an interview with Martin and he said he hasn't finished writing them and he could keel over at any moment with a massive heart attack and you would never get to the end of the series. So I will wait till he either finishes them or dies!
I will say I think the first season follows along pretty well with the first book. The second one does too for the most part, but there are a few big changes. Not enough to completely alter the story or its outcome, but still pretty big.