Dorry is unbearably lonely at her new high school until she meets Angela and her circle of friends. She soon discovers they all belong to a religious group, the Fishers of Men. At first, as Dorry becomes involved with the Fishers, she is eager to fit in and flattered by her new friends' attention.
But the Fishers make harsh demands of their members, and Dorry must make greater and greater sacrifices. In demonstrating her devotion, Dorry finds herself compromising her grades, her job, and even her family's love. How much is too much? And where will the cult's demands end?
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Review: Leaving FishersUser Review - Diana H. - Goodreads
Haddix treats the topics of cults and how young people get caught up in them brilliantly. She takes the time to set the background story so her main character is shown as both flawed and in need of ... Read full review
Review: Leaving FishersUser Review - Ronda Bowman - Goodreads
This is a really interesting book, good for all teens to read. The New Girl, lonely and vulnerable, gets absorbed into a fun, exciting group and finds religion. Then begins her journey... and the questions. It's a great look at how simple and attractive a cult can be on the surface. Read full review