Some popular fictional novels released in 2015 include "The Country of Ice Cream Star" by Sandra Newman and "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler. Others include "Grey" by E.L. James and "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee.
The setting for "The Country of Ice Cream Star" is a future world where the majority of the world's population is under the age of 20, due to a plague. When the title character's younger brother contracts the disease, she sets off on a mission to find the cure.
"A Spool of Blue Thread" tells the history of a close-knit family from the perspective of the aging grandparents, as they near the stage when they can no longer take care of themselves and need to rely on their children and grandchildren.
"Grey" is a companion books to the widely popular series "50 Shades of Grey." The series tells the story of a young woman who enters into an extreme sexual relationship with the mysterious Christian Grey. "Grey" is a retelling of that story from his perspective.
"Go Set a Watchman" is a sequel to Pulitzer Prize winner "To Kill a Mockingbird." The literary world believed the manuscript for the novel, initially written in the 1950s, was lost until its discovery in late 2014.