The BookPal Story

Here at BookPal, we sell books that empower people to learn, grow, and connect. It’s as simple as that!

What originally started as a small niche distributor of self-care guides has evolved into an international business that has sold millions of books. Along the way, we've discovered the power of books to influence individuals and impact organizations. We're reminded every day of the amazing ways customers are using books to educate, develop, and inspire.

Let’s learn, grow, and connect together.

go back to our roots

Follow our exciting creative journey all the way down to where it all began.

  • 2017

    August

    July

    June

    BookPal Goes Mobile

    BookPal updated its website to support customers shopping by phone. We also added some nifty enhancements to our desktop site!

    2017
  • september

    August

    july

    BookPal Gets Mobile

    Embracing smart phones, BookPal updates its website support customers shopping by phone along with enhancements to the desktop site.

    2016
  • 2016
    2015

    BookPal Turns 10

    We celebrated our 10th year in business.

    july

    june

    may

    BookPal Gets Old School

    BookPal introduced a new product line — custom journals!

    march

    february

    january

  • 2015

    july

    june

    may

    BookPal Goes Digital

    We launched our bulk eBook distribution program and eReader app.

    february

    January

    BookPal Receives an Honor

    BookPal was recognized as a Webby Award Honoree.

    2014
  • 2014
    2013

    BookPal Gets
    a Makeover

    We launched our new and improved eCommerce website.

    March

    April

    May

  • 2013

    october

    september

    August

    BookPal Is Recognized Nationally

    We debuted at #350 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.

    2012
  • 2012
    2011

    BookPal Catches a Big Break

    We received an order for thousands of books for an Army Corp of Engineer's humanitarian program in Afghanistan. BookPal proved its capability beating out 20 other companies and shipping books into a war zone.

    april

    march

    february

  • 2011

    october

    september

    August

    BookPal Hits
    The Newsstand

    Our unique take on the corporate market was featured in Publishers Weekly.

    2010
  • 2010
    2008
  • 2008

    BookPal Is Born

    We expanded our product offering from health management titles to any books currently available in print.

    February

    January

    2005
    2005
  • october

    June

    august

    When it all started

    Tony DiCostanzo started selling self-care guides as a component of population health management programs. Back then, the company was called Centurian Health.

meet the team

We believe in the power of books and sharing stories. This is why our team of book aficionados is dedicated to getting the books you need to empower your organization! Meet all of the people who make BookPal truly special:

  • Tony DiCostanzoPresident

  • Michelle DruckerChief of Staff

  • Raquel AvilaSales Director, Corporate & Author Services

  • Jessie GarciaAccountant

  • Stefanie Gordon-LimSr. Account Manager, Education

  • Robin WoolseyAccount Manager, Corporate Sales

  • Elizabeth ReeseSales Manager

  • Lynette WashingtonSr. Client Experience Representative

  • Zarna KamdarOperations Supervisor

  • Megan HabelMarketing Associate

  • Cassie FolkersSales Support Representative

  • Hetal KhatriOperations Coordinator

  • Yuri AlvarezClient Experience Representative

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  • John ParkOperations Analyst

  • Tiffany ShoeOperations Associate

Our Company Culture

We would not be where we are today without our incredible team. While each of our team members have their own unique aspirations, personalities, and talents, there are a few core values that bring us together.

Our Core Values

Positivity

Regardless of circumstances, we strive to have a positive attitude and encourage others to do the same.