About Us


Blue Vase Books, LLC is a dynamic and rapidly growing used book
seller in beautiful Northern Michigan.​


We strive to find balance
between purpose and profit, which is why we do what we do!


Our passion lies in building and maintaining essential relationships in
our community through our shared common goal-promoting


To date, we have provided thousands of pounds of books
to those in need, both in our local community and around the
world, employed twenty-five members of our community, and
diverted millions pounds of books from being dumped in our

Blue Vase Books is the result of one determined couple who
wanted to make a name for themselves doing something


What started as selling a few various items and books
out of their basement online quickly grew into what you know and
love today.


With the help of our customers, our employees, our
community, our planet, and the shared common cause that
brings us all together, we strive to continue to be able to spread
our books to each and every hand in our community, keeping
them out of our landfills and in the places they really matter.