Reader recommendation: Shanghai Girls Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Shelly Dorr, Sonoma, Calif. June 18, 2010 About video ads View Caption of I am loving Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. It offers a history of Shanghai and the immigration of Chinese to the US along with a picture of LA and an understanding of how much the Chinese were discriminated against. A really good read! Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?