In order to be entered in the giveaway contest, before September 10 you have to leave a comment on the blog post by following the link (not here on my blog; Sid, who hosted me, has to see it.)
Family of choice is a major theme of The Second Mango, as well as the idea that same-sex romance and strong platonic friendship aren’t mutually exclusive within the same story. And, of course, the dragon! Can’t forget about the dragon–transportation, comfort, weapon, and friend. I sure hope you like mine, and I hope you have fun with my book.
The post also goes into some detail about how I wrote The Second Mango in part to deal with losing my father.