Emma Watson Book Club

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Is this Emma Watsons New Year's resolution? Because if so, we're totally on board.

The 25-year-old actress tweeted that she plans to start a feminist book club, asking fans to submit name ideas for the new group.

The star said this morning that she has decided to name the forthcoming group "Our Shared Shelf."

The UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, who has also launched the HeForShe gender equality campaign, continues to inspire young men and women with her efforts as an activist.

We thought we'd recommend a few books, old and new, that may be a good fit for Watson's club.

These aren't just female-driven works, though several made the list, because a feminist book club can include any type of read.

Amy Poehler, Yes Please

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1. Yes Please by Amy Poehler: Poehler's first book, which was released in 2014, is filled with amazing advice and hilarious stories from one of our favorite comedians. It's surprisingly honest and inspiring and leaves us wanting to follow in the Sisters star's footsteps even more.

2. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini: This 2007 New York Times bestseller follows the struggles of two women and their roles in Afghan society. It's a heartbreaking and beautiful novel.

3. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins: Giving the book club a little dose of girl power, especially for the group's younger readers, the famed young adult series about a dystopian post-apocalyptic future gives us one of the most popular literary (and big screen) heroines of recent years.

4. My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout: The book, which will be released Jan. 12, comes from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Burgess Boys and Olive Kitteridge. Her new novel focuses on a strained mother-daughter relationship.

5. Life of Pi by Yann Martel: This award-winning work, which was made into a 2012 film adaptation, is about an Indian boy stranded at sea in a lifeboat with a tiger. The 2001 fantasy novel delves into issues of spirituality, truth, and personal growth.

6. Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson: The memoir follow one woman's journey growing up as a member of an affluent African American family in Chicago during the 1950s and 1960s.

7. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein: Another memoir, this one a 2015 work from Portlandia star Brownstein, is a revealing look at the punk rock star's legendary band Sleater-Kinney and what it's like to live the rock and roll lifestyle while dealing with sexist double standards in the music industry.

8. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi: This autobiographical graphic novel, released in 2003 and 2004, is a coming of age story about a young woman growing up in Iran during the Islamic revolution and in the years that followed. The messages in the comics can range from hilarious to somber, and the artwork is often simple, but captivating. Persepolis was also adapted into an animated film which garnered an Oscar nom in 2007.

We're assuming that majority of Our Shared Shelf's members will have already covered the Harry Potter series many times over, but there's a bonus read to work your way through once again before Watson begins selecting her picks.

Like Hermione, we're all about voraciously reading the recommended books list before we get our homework assignment.

What books would YOU recommend for Emma Watson's new book club? Post a comment below with your selections!

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