FOX26 Houston - The Isiah Factor Uncensored

April 09, 2020

Isiah speaks with Cory Martin, who is living with Lupus, about the use of a drug by people who have COVID-19 that is critical to the survival of people suffering from Lupus.

Girl Boner Radio: Dating Sex and Finding Love when You Have a Chronic Illness

May 03, 2019

In conversation with August McLaughlin, Cory discusses life and dating with chronic illness on the Girl Boner Radio podcast. 

Yahoo Lifestyle: Woman shares brutally honest fears on dating with a chronic illness: 'Nobody is going to love me'

March 12, 2019

Yahoo lifestyle video featuring the story of Cory Martin's diagnosis of MS and Love Sick.

Verywell Fit: Yoga for Beginners named one of the best yoga books to buy in 2019

December 21, 2018

Reviewers are fans of Martin’s welcoming writing style, which makes them feel like they’re being taught by a friend...

MS News Today: Need to Know, What Are Some Good Books that Feature Multiple Sclerosis?

December 13, 2018

Whether you’re someone with a brand-new MS diagnosis or a veteran, it’s likely you’ve sought out reading to learn more about this complex and challenging disorder. Featuring Love Sick...

My Devotional Thoughts: An Interview and Book Review

April 02, 2018

Being the Hallmark aficionado that I am, I am always excited when another Hallmark book comes out. While Love Locks was not a beloved movie of mine, I was excited to jump in and savor the magic I knew Cory Martin would bring to this storyline. While I expected nothing less than exemplary, Cory exceeded my expectations, and she was also gracious enough to agree to a quick interview so that my readers and I could appreciate and acknowledge her as a well-respected writer and an inspirational individual...

Truth Be Told Podcast: MS and Dating

March 15, 2018

Cory talks Love Sick, dating and MS on the Truth Be Told MS podcast. 

MS & ME Radio: An Interview with Cory

December 11, 2017

Cory talks with Beth Prytowsky of Modern Day MS about yoga, writing, and living with MS.

Praise for Love Sick from a Fellow MSer

July 13, 2017

In this award winning blog, Meg gives her review of Love Sick. "It arrived…and I read it… in one day…and it was everything that I had hoped it would be.  She has written the exact type of memoir that I love to read.  She is open and honest and raw but does so with a humor that resonates deep within me.  This is someone else that gets the reasons to laugh and smile at this stupid disease..."

Healthline: 13 Great Books That Shine a Light on MS

May 22, 2017

If dating is hard, then dating with MS can seem near impossible when you’re first diagnosed. For author Cory Martin, an MS diagnosis at age 28 immediately made her wonder, “Who will marry me now?”

Modern Day MS: An Interview

April 14, 2017

When were you diagnosed with multiple sclerosis? 

“You know what I find interesting is if you ask someone when any other major shift occurred in their life, they can tell you a general time frame maybe the season or the month and the year, but ask someone when a doctor first told them they had multiple sclerosis and they remember the exact day. Like many others, it’s been a long windy road to a diagnosis. But the first time a neurologist told me she believed I had MS was October 16th 2007.”

Love Sick wins Gold at the IBPA Book Awards

April 11, 2017

Love Sick wins gold for best first book: non-fiction.

Love Sick rides the A Train with Books on the Subway

March 07, 2017

In honor of National MS Awareness month, Love Sick was chosen to be a featured book with Books on the Subway. On March 7, 2017 fifty copies of the book were scattered around subway stops all over NYC.

MS Connection: Giving Love a Chance

September 28, 2016

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007 at the age of 28, Cory Martin began looking for love in all the wrong places. While trying to put into perspective a disease that she knew little about and balancing her life as an up and coming writer in Hollywood for the television show “The O.C.,” Martin set out on a quest to meet the man of her dreams as a sort of panacea for coming to grips with her MS.

Health Central: Profile in Courage

September 14, 2016

She’s got writing credits on the hit television show, “The OC,” and she’s a young adult novel writer for Scholastic. Her essays have appeared online in XOJane, The Mighty and Elephant Journal, and she is a featured Live Bold, Live Now Hero on HealthCentral. The author of Yoga for Beginners, Cory Martin’s newest book, “Love Sick,” is a memoir about dating life in Hollywood and her personal journey with MS. Here's what I found out in talking to Cory:

Stellar Day Magazine: Interview with Cory Martin

September 02, 2016

In this issue of Stellar Day magazine Cory talks about hope and overcoming obstacles.

Writer Talks: Cory Martin

August 02, 2016

An interview where Cory talks writing,  yoga and spilling your guts on the page. 

"I think the hardest thing for a lot of new writers to see is that the media and even social media makes it look like the writers who have “made it” did so without any struggle. But the life you see is just the sound bite version and the real life of any writer who’s “made it” was not easy."

Health Central: The Big Picture

July 31, 2016

The things Cory does to help her overcome the challenges of multiple sclerosis. 

Yoga Chicago Magazine: Book Reviews of Love Sick & Yoga for Beginners

July 01, 2016

Faced with turning 30, and finding that all of her dreams of red carpets may have to take a back seat to dealing with her illness, Cory turns to dating with a vengeance, in the hope that “love” will cure all.

Stellar Day Magazine: Love Sick Book Review

June 27, 2016

Love can leave us heart-broken and vulnerable, but it’s also healing and unifying, and at the deepest levels of our emotional and spiritual experiences, love conquers all.  This is the heart beat of Love Sick, a memoir by Cory Martin.

Warm 106.9: Inspirational Women

June 12, 2016

Listen in as Cory discusses her writing career, love, and the biggest lessons MS has taught her.

USC News: Dating Turns into a Source of Inspiration for Writer Diagnosed with MS

June 03, 2016

Alumna Cory Martin’s memoir chronicles her online relationships in the wake of a distressing discovery.

Stellar Day Magaine: Love Sick Chosen as June's Book Club Pick

June 02, 2016

Stellar Day magazine chooses Love Sick as their June book club pick. 

USC Alumni News: Writing offers purpose, connection for alumna diagnosed with MS

May 26, 2016

At 27, Cory Martin had the life any recent college graduate would dream of. She was living in Hollywood, writing scripts for TV — most notably for Fox’s teen drama The O.C. — and had a flourishing social life. Just before she turned 28, everything changed.

Read-Love-Blog: A Review & Interview

May 25, 2016

...I saw that it was a memoir but to be honest, what made me jump on board to read it was that Cory had written for the hit television show, “The O.C.” which just happens to be one of my all-time favorite shows.  So I jumped at the chance to read her memoir. Anyway, as I started reading this book, I was just completely amazed about how honest, real and raw she is. 

SG Style Me: Review & Interview

May 23, 2016

At first glance, Love Sick might seem a little heavy for a beach read, but don’t be fooled. Sure the premise seems heartbreaking, girl finds out she may have Multiple Sclerosis and documents her struggles with dating while learning more about MS and what her diagnosis means for her life.  In reality, Cory Martin effortlessly weaves humor into her story and you won’t be able to help but giggle. You’ll feel for her and her journey, but you’re not left feeling sorry for her, you’ll want to have a drink with her.

It's Your Health Network: Radio Show with Lisa Davis

May 16, 2016

Listen to Lisa Davis, MPH, as she interviews Cory Martin about Love Sick, dating and writing in Hollywood.

LipTV: Media Mayhem with Allison Hope Weiner

May 12, 2016

Love Sick is a memoir about Cory Martin who attempts to find love after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 28. Ms. Martin shares an excerpt from her book and discuss the difficulties in telling loved ones and new loves about the diagnosis. Ms. Martin also explains how MS helped her tap into her creativity and changed her career forever in this episode of Media Mayhem hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.

Rebekka K Steg: Interview & Review of Love Sick with Cory Martin

May 04, 2016

Love Sick is both funny and thought-provoking. Even if you don’t have a chronic illness, or know anyone who has one, I would highly recommend you read it. Because sooner or later either you, or someone you love will be dealing with chronic illness. It’s one of the more difficult facts of life, but the better we get about talking openly about these things, the better prepared we all are – and the better equipped we will be to deal with it ourselves and support our loved ones.

KSVY: Hollywood & West Napa Street

April 26, 2016

Listen as Cory Martin talks with Cat Smith about Love Sick, her love for spelling bees and working on The O.C.

LA Talk Radio: Wake Up Hollywood

April 19, 2016

Hosts Nikhil Korula and Josh Ladue, filling in for Eddie Pence, discuss Love Sick with Cory Martin. Listen in as Cory reads a few excerpts from her book and talks about writing, dating and working in Hollywood. 

Bibliophile Gathering: A Review of Love Sick

April 19, 2016

I don’t often read nonfiction so I was really excited to start Love Sick. I found it incredibly interesting to read about someone else’s life...Cory is very inspirational.

Cultural Life Connection: Are you 'Love Sick?' Interviewing Cory Martin

April 18, 2016

Imagine being in your twenties and working in the extremely competitive world of Hollywood. This is the age when you and your friends are working at getting careers established and dating and finding that special person. Now imagine going through all of this and finding out that you have Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This is the position that Cory Martin found herself in and which she explores in her wonderful book Love Sick: A Memoir a very honest look at negotiating the dating minefield whilst also coming to terms with her diagnosis.

Pink Pangea: Love Sick a Conversation with Cory Martin

March 28, 2016

This month, we’re interviewing talented women authors from all over the world and asking them about their writing process. We had the privilege of speaking with Cory Martin about her novel Love Sick. Here’s a glimpse into our conversation.

 

Have you written a book? What is it about?

I have written five books over the last ten years. My latest book is called Love Sick and it’s my memoir. 

Examiner.com

February 16, 2016

Cory Martin wrote for the hit show The O.C., and she also wrote three young adult novels based on the show. Now she is a yoga instructor and the author of Love Sick, which hit shelves on February 9th.

New York Journal of Books: Love Sick book review

February 09, 2016

“To anyone who’s ever felt unlovable; forget that, you’re lovable.” This is the opening to Cory Martin’s book Love Sick, detailing the story of her romances while coping with a new diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

 

We learn about her appearance and character, from her “highlighted blond hair” that falls past her shoulders to her love of poetry and solitude. A picture of her life emerges, from school reports to her studies at Cambridge and subsequent job with a husband-and-wife blockbuster movie team.

 

Broadway World: New Memoir by Cory Martin is Released

February 08, 2016

From a former writer on the hit television show, The O.C., comes LOVE SICK (Write Out Publishing, February 9, 2016, $24.95, hardcover, $12.99 ebook), a smart and witty account of dating while navigating a life of uncertain health. This powerful memoir speaks to a new generation, sparking the conversation: when one's dealing with illness and they're still single, what do they do? Face it alone, or look for love?

Tomorrow is Another Day: Interview with Author Cory Martin

February 28, 2016

Two weeks ago, I reviewed Love Sick, by Cory Martin. Today I have a lovely interview with the author, who was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions. Love Sick is a great read for anyone who has ever struggled with an illness, dating, or trying to find themselves. 

I Lay Reading: Love Sick - Review and Author Q&A

February 08, 2016

One of the most fun things about General Anxiety Disorder (Did I say fun? I mean WORST THING EVER.) is that everything is a crisis. The constant thought stream of worst case scenarios running through my brain can sometimes make me a bit of a hypochondriac–WebMD is not my friend....And then I started Love Sick.

Memopipwrites: Love Sick a Book Review

February 06, 2016

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to date in LA? How it feels to date a down and out Englishman or a man who wants you but doesn’t want to sleep with you in Vegas?

 

Actually Love Sick isn’t just another book about dating and pitfalls to avoid.Love Sick is Cory Martin’s journey. Her journey through a part of life that takes in a diagnosis of MS, an acceptance of life, and what it means to find love.

Amy Elizabeth: 8 Books to Pre-Order Right Now

January 08, 2016

At 28, Cory Martin thought she had it all – a dream job as a Hollywood writer, her own apartment and a healthy obsession with yoga. When it is a revealed that she has Multiple Sclerosis, she becomes determined to find love before the potentially debilitating disease takes over her life. Navigating illness and dating at the same time, with humour, grace and strength – I anticipate that this will be a very powerful memoir. 

Book Nerd Mermaid: Book Review - Love Sick by Cory Martin

December 15, 2015

Before I say anything else, could we please admire this beautiful cover for a minute?  It’s astonishing. Love it love it love it.

 

As a person who tries to find out what’s going on with my health and well- being I found this book rather comforting. This memoir tells Cory Martin’s life of unexpected struggle with illness at age of 28. She may have Multiple Sclerosis (MS), which even the idea of it turns her life all around....

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