Alexandria Tops the List

Virginia is for Lovers. After 5 years Alexandria, Va. is back on top ranking #1 on's annual list of the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S. 

According to the list is determined by a compilation of sales data from cities with more than 100,000 residents on a per capita basis and includes purchases of
romance novels and relationship books, romantic comedy movies, and a curated list of romantic music, including artists like Barry White, Maxwell, and Luther Vandross.

Want to see what staff at Alexandria Library are reading? Check our staff picks page every month for staff-recommended titles.  We can also help you find your next read. Tell us five titles you have enjoyed and we'll send you a list of five more that we think you will like.