I wrote about the anxiety ridden experience of test reading my manuscript in July. You can read that blog post here.
I sent a dozen manuscripts to a group of select readers in order to receive feedback. And although not everyone was able to read it, most of my readers returned their manuscript after four weeks. They included notes in the margins and answered the questionnaire as I requested (the questionnaire can be found here). I also interviewed a few readers to dig deeper into areas where I needed further explanation.