The BAEE book, American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic is the Winner in the Home and Garden category of the 11th Annual USA Best Book Awards. Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Simon & Schuster, Penguin, John Wiley & Sons, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kensington Books, Harlequin, McGraw-Hill, Llewellyn, Yale University Press, Cornell University Press, University of Missouri Press, White House Historical Association, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, American Bar Association and hundreds of independent houses contributed to this year's outstanding competition.
A complete list of the winners and finalists in each category can be found in the 2014 Awards Announcement in the USA Book News page. They are listed alphabetically by category. The BAEE book is listed as:
Home & Garden
American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic,
edited by Bonnie Driggers
Lydia Inglett, Ltd. Book Publishing
Los Angeles, 12 November 2014, USABookNews.com—the premier online magazine featuring mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of The 2014 USA Best Book Awards on November 12, 2014. Over 100 winners and 300 finalists were announced in over 100 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2012-2014. Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, said this year's competition yielded over 2,000 entries that were judged by a "distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise."