My father is one of the greatest men in my life. I am truly blessed to have a father who not only showed me how a man is suppose to treat a women but has been there for every big obstacle and momentous occasion in my life. Now that I only get see him once a year, any time where I can treat him to something unique and special truly touches my heart. He gave me the tools in life and helped mold me into the person I am today and I will always do everything I can to thank him.. even if it’s hiding the check. #ilovemydad#superdad#family#spoiled#special#checkplease#rodiziogrill#steak#full # #meatsweats#ineedanap#familytime#dad
This week, we published a conversation between indie comics creators @ngoziu and @tanekastotts. They talked about making space for comics from marginalized creators, launching their first Kickstarter projects, and forging their own paths in a changing industry. Read it at kck.st/comicsconvo. ✏️ Illustration by Chris Kindred 🖌
Listen to what they say. Watch how they move. If they’re lying to everyone else then they’re lying to you too! Anyone choosing games, intrigue and more lies over the truth when caught is a walking #RedFlag ! #checkplease#checkpleasetv
It's the sound inside the walls bouncing around that says I'm here, I'm breaking up the silence. Cry out for some help, open the window, pull out your head, and look down at the bodies walking down the river, swimming between shit and piss and filth and claiming love for it, for everything. Endless joy every day of the week.
This is the last weekend you can have delicious Colombian food made with Love. My favorite little gem is closing it’s doors for good tomorrow. I wish Beatrice and her hubby a happy retirement. If you are in the Andersonville area make sure to give this place a try or go and say your good-byes before they close for good.
It’s a rainy weekend (the BEST time for reading) and we’ve rounded up some Staff Selection Cards for your Saturday enjoyment—these are all great new bookseller recommended reads in BookKids!
1st up: The Dreamer by Il Sung Na—a picture book about a pig who wishes they could fly, card by Eugenia!
Next: The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes—latest in the Rick Riordan Presents middle-grade fiction series! Card by Isaiah.
Finally: this YA book has gotten SO MUCH bookseller love—Check Please! By Ngozi Ukazu—card by Walden! (Don’t forget that we’re hosting Ngozi TOMORROW at 2PM—see you there)
These are but a small selection of the incredible staff cards and reading recommendations we’ve got for you, so stop by and see us!
Hoe I’m really Batman and you trapped in Gotham city. I would save ya but you don’t even know tho 🤦🏾♀️ #harriettubman the way I went back and freed the hoes 🤑🤑🤑 now these hoes rolling with me and they don’t have no free time. We like em big banks cause we only hitting one at a time ain’t racking up miles just racking up dollars! #sponsorme#checkplease take a picture #saycheese
If a spine takes away a moment from your eyes and talks you into standing upright for every single day of your life, and surprised you sit down to the light late at night, don't then ask the question you hide in your mind, but swallow the thought and smile back at the pieces of nothing passing by.
My current situation. Ever listen to your friend at the bar tell you how their mate broke up with them for absolutely no reason? These pics are the four stages of telling your buddy "please get over it." Thank goodness the bartender knows how to make a excellent Vodka laced orange dreamsicle drink. #CheckPlease
Check Please! by @ngoziu is Kristan's Pick of the Week! Baking! Hockey! Adorable fun! LGBT representation! This is a joy of a comic that everyone needs to go buy, right now! Buffy the cat loves it too!
I was just showing a friend this fond memory of many yrs ago, when I was in a production of “Check Please!”. I enjoyed throwing the water at this guy WAY TOO MUCH!!😂🤣😁😆 #actorlife#actor#theatre#checkplease
🏒 G I V E A W A Y 🏒
GUYS GUESS WHAT!! Check, Please! the webcomic by #NgoziUkazu ’s is now a #graphicnovel series!! I am so extremely happy that one of my favorite webcomics got traditionally published!!
Check, Please! is the coming-of-age story of Eric Bittle, an ex-junior figure skating champion turned college hockey player learning to cope with the contact sport—and his feelings towards Jack, his attractive team captain. ➳
Coming from someone who doesn’t like sports and knows like nothing about them, four of my favorite things (this comic, the Fence comic, the foxhole court, and haikyu) are literally about sports.
I may not like the actual game, but there is just something so pure and lovely about being a part of a supportive team that practically become your family, IT JUST WARMS MY COLD HEART.
The comics are so damn adorable and wonderful and hella gay. Even if you don’t normally read graphic novels, I definitely recommend checking it out, you will not regret it! Now, all I need is a f/f version of this and I'll be the happiest person on this planet.
A huge thank you to #storygramtours letting me participate in the #CheckPleaseTour and to @01firstsecond for sending me a copy of this beautiful graphic novel 😍
To learn more about #CheckPlease , just click on the link in my bio. Synopsis will be in the comments! 👏🏼
Thanks to the the publisher I have a giveaway for one finished copy of the book!
✨ #GIVEAWAY ✨
Enter to win a copy of Check, Please!
- follow me, @ngoziu, @01firstsecond, @fiercereads and @storygramtours - tag a friend you think will be interested
For EXTRA entry
- visit @thebookferret's account tomorrow and repeat these steps!
✨ RULES ✨
- Giveaway will end September 24th at midnight EST
- US only 🇺🇸
- not affiliated with Instagram
- must be 18 or have parents permission
- must be a public account so I can verify entries
best of luck everyone! hope you all are having a lovely Friday! 💛
The tour continues! Last night I got to speak at @books_inc in San Jose, California. (I even got to sign a book for one of my friends from elementary school?) Thank you, guys. 8^) #omgcp 🏒✔🥧 #omgcheckplease#checkplease