10Circe by Madeline Miller
Circe follows the life of the daughter of a Titan. She’s not like the other gods, and quickly finds herself banished from the rest. Circe humanizes her character in unexpected ways, while fleshing out the classic tales of legend by showing her perspective.
Circe is alone; her banishment only made that
all the more obvious. She isn’t like the other gods, but she’ll never fit in among the humans either. Here she is trapped, between worlds. But that never shakes her, never brings her down. She’s more than capable of making a place for herself on this lonely little island.
Circe has already won dozens of awards, from the Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Fantasy, to the Orange Prize and more. It hit the New York Times Bestellers list, and has been showing up in many other Best Fantasy lists as well.