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Hot Mama

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Fashion designer by day and superhero by night, Fiona Fine uses her ”brains, brawn and general bitchiness” — plus the ability to create fire at will — to fight evil in Bigtime, N.Y. But Fiona fears moonlighting as Fiera will ruin her budding relationship with Johnny Bulluci, a mysterious hunk who reminds Fiona of her murdered fiancé Jennifer Estep’s tongue-in-cheek use of genre trappings and the abundance of supporting characters (like superhero Halitosis Hal) are snappy and diverting. But Hot Mama‘s central plot about the ”übervillains” trying to ”take over Bigtime, then the world” is disappointingly thin. B