11/04/2011 at 05:00 PM EDT
Out this week, PEOPLE magazine has exclusive photos of Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly at home in Houston to accompany a moving excerpt from their new memoir, Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope
On Wednesday, PEOPLE.com will have a sneak peek of the Arizona Congresswoman's story – her own words telling of being shot in the head
last January and their emotional journey to getting Giffords to walk and talk again.
The exclusive excerpt and photos will be on newsstands Friday.