Depends on the kind of book, for me. If I'm only reading for the plot or story - yah, I skim big time. I am also the kind of person who reads the end
Having readers skip over anything is very much a "little death" as far as my writing is concerned. It means I screwed up, somehow. The usual
Yeah, that's hard to take, but consider the alternative of no rejections in several weeks simply because you weren't sending anything out. Much worse,
I find that I do this with books that I am re-reading, or books that I am not really enjoying but still want to finish.
Make that seven. *facepalm*