I don't like to skim. If i am reading a book, i am reading to learn or more importantly so that it will strengthen or change the way i think so i have a hard time skimming a book and missing the illustrations or emotions or points that help lead you to the depth the author is trying to get across.
Also are there different ways or reasons to read an author's work. For instance
Reading to change (there is more-hope)
vs. reading to be accepted (I’m okay-acceptance)
vs. reading for relationship (I’m not alone-trust)