Popular fiction books released in 2015 include “All My Puny Sorrows” by Miriam Toews, “The Bone Clocks: A Novel” by David Mitchell and “Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories” by Ron Rash. Others are “Tigerman” by Nick Harkaway and “The Crane Wife” by Patrick Ness.
"All My Puny Sorrows" is about two sisters, Elf and Yoli, helping one another through hard times in life. Elf is a famous pianist who is wealthy and happily married, but still wants to die. Yoli is divorced, broke and doing her best to keep her sister alive while searching for true love. Yoli ends up saving her sister from a suicide attempt and tries to soothe Elf's agent and husband while making her own difficult decisions.
"The Bone Clocks" is about Holly Sykes, who is a 15-year-old runaway. What makes her different than most runaways is that Holly is contacted by voices that she refers to as "the radio people." Her runaway adventure is accompanied by visions and other psychic phenomena. She attracts the attention of a dangerous group of mystics and their enemies. Involved in a plot beyond her understanding, Holly finds herself the middle of a mystery that affects everyone she cares about.