by Drew Weing. NY: First, 2016 (First of series)
This Kirkus Best of 2016 Book is about Charles who just moved to Echo City and is in big trouble: the trolls, ogres, and ghosts there don't like him. Luckily, Kevin - a kid "who basically runs things" hooks Charles up with Margo Maloo - a monster mediator who knows just what to do. As the series expands, Margo and Charles (her assistant) have a growing caseload as the human population grows and monsters are the monsters who must abandon their homes are ready to fight.
The first book received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews and was named Kirkus Best of 2016 Book.