Growing up in Brazil with five sisters, Gisele Bündchen thought she would be a professional volley player or a veterinarian. It didn't turn out that way. When a scout discovered her at the age of 14, she embarked on a spectacular career as a model that made her a ubiquitous presences on magazine covers and runways worldwide. Filled with stories, insights, and photographs, Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life recounts her life as a fashion icon and philanthropist, as well as her marriage to a somewhat successful quarterback.
So what has Gisele been reading this year? See her picks and why she chose them below, and look here for the latest celebrity favorites. For even more recommendations, learn more about the Amazon Books Editors' picks for the Best Books of the Year.