All going so well until you used the word Spaz (short for spastic, an ableist slur) in your summary of Atlantis. No need.
Gutted not to see the ever under-appreciated NightWatch books by Sergei Lukyanenko mentioned! Like a gritty Russian Harry Potter, focusing on The Others, supernatural beings that gain power from positive or negative human emotions (which also divides them into two distinct groups, the Light Others and the Dark Others)
They did make two films based on the series, but they’re not a patch on the incredible novels. One of my must-read recommendations.
Response to Which Brand Uses This “B”?:
7/8. Being from the UK, and only recognising the Campbell’s soup one, I’m quite proud of that. Just the damn Tabasco tripped me up.