Post-proofread note: contains some bad language and complaining about Christmas.
Post-post note: Dammit, it’s the 25th already!
So it’s that time of the year again? Oh well, merry christmas to you all, thank you for sticking around with me in the year of 2014- oh wait that’s new year talk.
Honestly, I’m not that big of a fan of Christmas. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m no grinch but I’m also not the kind of person to humm jingle bells or run around in a Christmas sweater. I just don’t get all the hype around Christmas. Christmas is a Christian holiday isn’t it? Why do we non-christian people need to care so much? Last time I checked, Christmas was a celebration of baby Jesus coming to save us from our sins.
Before you call me an anti christian bastard, please read the next sentence.
The problem with Christmas is that it’s so commercialised. 50% off! Crazy Christmas Deals! Winter Price Demolition!
Oh fuck off…
I bought a whopping amount of Christmas presents this year: one. I bought A present. Wow, awesome, good job Sam, was it like for your mom? No, I totally ignored/forgot about my family again this year (which is quite common, reader, I don’t think they mind that much, honestly) and the present I bought was for my friend Sophia (who will be mentioned later in an upcoming review of An Abundance of Katherines by John Green).
I’m kind of mad at myself a bit for not caring about Christmas, but in the end I just don’t give a damn. I don’t give a damn about any of the holidays, to me they are just another reason to save money to buy a bunch of cheap books and lie in bed till noon because I can.
(AN: I will hate proofreading this post)
So that’s my view on Christmas. It most likely conflicts with yours, so let’s get to the non-ranty, non-controversial banter and focus on the thing that makes Christmas Christmas.
Free shit presents!
Surprisingly this year’s Christmas was probably one of the for me so far. I got a ton of great books, namely
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
The Dead Zone by Stephen King
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Looking for Alaska by John Green
And finally, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
I’m looking forward to reading all of these, especially To Kill a Mockingbird but I’m quite skeptical about Eleanor and Park – because it looks more tailored towards the female reader. Well regardless, I have a lot of awesome books to read and I’ll write a review on each and every one of them.
How was your Christmas? Do you celebrate it? Regardless, I wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year.