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Here are some other books that you may enjoy:
Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice, book 1) by Joseph Delaney.
Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an
apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties."
Sorcery and Cecelia, or, The enchanted chocolate pot : being the
correspondence of two young ladies of quality regarding various magical scandals in London and the country by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer.
In 1817 in England, two young cousins, Cecilia living in the country and Kate in London, write letters to keep each other informed of their exploits, which take a sinister turn when they find themselves
confronted by evil wizards.
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer.
In futuristic Satellite City, fourteen-year-old Cosmo Hill escapes from his abusive orphanage and teams up with three other people who share his unusual ability to see supernatural creatures, and together they determine the nature and purpose of the swarming blue Parasites that are invisible to most humans.
The Secret Hour (Midnighters, book 1) by Scott Westerfeld.
Upon moving to Bixby, Oklahoma, fifteen-year-old Jessica Day learns that she is one of a group of people who have special abilities that help them fight ancient creatures living in an hour hidden at midnight; creatures that seem determined to destroy Jess.
Montmorency : thief, liar, gentleman? by Eleanor Updale.
In Victorian London, after his life is saved by a young physician, a
thief utilizes the knowledge he gains in prison and from the scientific lectures he attends as the physician's case study exhibit to create a new, highly successful, double life for himself.