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  • A second wave of online rental sites is catching fire with consumers and investors, with start-ups like spare-room market Airbnb Inc., textbook lender Chegg Inc. and fashion outfit Rent the Runway following the success of pioneers like Netflix Inc. and Zipcar Inc.

    Online Rental Sites Tout Options

  • A few more minutes passed and then, from outside the spare-room window, came a sound that should have made me think of death, or birth, but even before I got up to look I knew what it was: Enid, expelling a day's intake from her almost thirty-two-year-old lungs, cleansing them well with the damp, night-morning air.

    Please Come to Boston? (Memoir)

  •      A few more minutes passed and then, from outside the spare-room window, came a sound that should have made me think of death, or birth, but even before I got up to look I knew what it was: Enid, expelling a day's intake from her almost thirty-two-year-old lungs, cleansing them well with the damp, night-morning air.

    BOYS who DO the BOP

  • We drove down to Kent on Friday night with loads of junk to store in the loft at my mum's, thus clearing space in the spare-room to convert it into a nursery.

    bumpsadaisy Diary Entry

  • At last he spied a spare-room window open at the top, and fetching a garden ladder, climbed it and got in.

    Swan Song

  • So what would she do if Katie gaily announced that she would move into the spare-room with their guest for the duration of his visit?

    A Forbidden Loving

  • In the end Tania was forced to give way to her friend's motherly bullying, and she and Lucy spent a week under the Fieldings 'roof, occupying their newly decorated spare-room, and using the elegant new bathroom which Ann had recently installed and on which she had practised her clever painting techniques to marvelous effect.

    Payment Due

  • In the end Tania was forced to give way to her friend's motherly bullying, and she and Lucy spent a week under the Fieldings 'roof, occupying their newly decorated spare-room, and using the elegant new bathroom which Ann had recently installed and on which she had practised her clever painting techniques to marvelous effect.

    Payment Due

  • Matthew kept to himself, unpacking and sorting through books, clothes, and other personal items that Eden had stored for him in the spare-room closet.

    Honorbound

  • "I'd best make up the spare-room bed; this time he'll be staying."

    A Girl Named Rose

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