I can read the first 2 books,but then knowing myself,i can't help but read the rest of the books
True... I saw the first Lord of the Rings movie before reading the books, then I read all 3, and I regretted it bitterly afterwards because I'm sure it spoilt my enjoyment of the 2nd and 3rd movies.
At the same time, the books are really really good. And both the series and the book take a long time to be released, so... To be honest, since I read the books, I have forgotten a lot of the details, so unless the series really strays a lot from the original, I don't really notice it.
It would be a shame to wait for 10 years! All the more as some fans fear GRR Martin will not live long enough to finish his books...