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Operation Mom: How I got my Mother and Life and a Man

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Published by Harper Collins India, Operation Mom - How I got my mother a life and a man is the story of a Mumbai young adult who embarks on a mission to get her single mother dating again.

Ila Isham has a lot to worry about - the angst of being an Ali Zafar groupie and the extra layers of fat she has inherited from her Punjabi lineage. Add to this separated parents,an enth
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Paperback, First edition, 240 pages
Published January 2014 by Harper Collins Publishers India
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Operation Mom – How I got my mother a life… and a man by Reenita Malhotra Hora – YA – Realistic Fiction/Humor – 11th grade and up – What could go wrong when you try to redirect your overly involved mom’s focus? Did you ever think that you could spice up a parent’s romantic life? Here’s one special humorous fiction young adult book set in India that I really enjoyed. Solid, entertaining story all the way through with a variety of twists and turns that kept me laughing. I also enjoyed the natural ...more
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May 24, 2014 rated it liked it
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The author is talented and has potential but this book was just ok. It was a nice attempt to help some traditional cultures grasp that parents can and should have lives outside of raising their children. At times I felt it got caught up with minor details and strayed from the main point. Given that the book takes place in Mumbai, there is a lot of local descriptions/phrases which were not so easy to grasp. It ended on a refreshing note, not neatly tied up the way you'd expect. It was a unique So ...more
Abhilash Ruhela
Oct 10, 2014 rated it liked it


"Operation Mom" is Reenita Malhotra Hora's 4th book. Published by HarperCollins, this 234-pages novel is a perfect and typical chick-lit that the Indian audience enjoys, specially girls. Operation Mom is an attempt to encourage youths to think about their mother's life which becomes nothing more than a prisoner's after we are born. Though the protagonist of this book, Ila Isham does it to keep her mom busy as she wants to stalk the pop star, Ali Zafar, but still the book says a lot about the re
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Reenita Hora
Apr 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Highly entertaining, this one's for mothers of daughters, daughters of mothers, anybody who loves the humour of dysfunction and all who love Bombay!
Reenita Hora
Apr 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Highly entertaining, this one's for mothers of daughters, daughters of mothers, anybody who loves the humour of dysfunction and all who love Bombay!
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