FROM THE IPPY WEBSITE:
Congratulations and sincere thanks to over 2,000 independent authors and publishers who participated in our 16th annual, 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. Here are the results of this year’s awards, starting with the gold, silver and bronze medalists in our 74 National categories, followed by the Regional category medalists, our Outstanding Books of the Year, and for the first time, E-Book categories.
Gold (tie):Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America’s Top Restaurants, by Marissa Guggiana (Welcome Books) and Cook the Part: Delicious, Interactive and Fun Team Cooking, by Karin Eastham (Crosswalk Press)
Silver (tie):One World Vegetarian Cookbook, by Troth Wells (Interlink Books) and One Egg Is A Fortune: memories and recipes to share, by Pnina Jacobson & Judy Kempler (One Egg Is A Fortune)
Bronze (tie):Desserted: Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier, by Kate Shaffer (Down East Books) and A Dash & a Dollop: Every Recipe Tells a Story, by Residents, Family Members and Staff (Atria Senior Living)