Ada Books is a seller of antiquarian, used, and scholarly books. We have thousands of books for sale on these topics:
  • Assyrian, Babylonian, and Sumerian studies
  • literature & languages
  • biography
  • medieval history
  • British history
  • medieval murder mysteries
  • castles, forts, abbeys, cathedrals, and the like
  • Middle Ages
  • Chaucer
  • Norse literature
  • heraldry
  • Orientalia
  • historical fiction (mainly medieval)
  • philosophy
  • history
  • religion
  • Judaica
  • Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
  • King Arthur
  • war-gaming
  • Located in rural Ada, Michigan, Ada Books is open by appointment only (please call 616-401-8311 or email before stopping by).

    Please check back for information on our attendance at upcoming shows.

    You may see my complete inventory by visiting my store at

    Once on this page, you can scroll through the listings or type an author’s name, title, or keyword in the search box to pull up my books on a particular subject or by a particular author.

    Any book ordered directly from me at (and not through is 10% off the price in my store. Shipping is $4 for the first item and $1 for each additional item. If your order totals $100 or more, you get both 10% off and free shipping.

    We buy libraries! Email if you have books to sell.

    Due to scheduling difficulties, a date has not yet been set for the 2nd Grand Rapids Book & Paper Show. Please check this site for further updates. Thank you for your support!