The most important reason to read is, quite simply, to enjoy yourself. Whether you’re reflecting on the nature of existence or finding out how to stuff peanut butter filling into a powdered donut. Regardless of your reason for reading you should enjoy the process.
Writers can be a funny lot. They like feedback and they love the fact people are reading their work but they can be sensitive about the way it is perceived. It makes sense, a writer puts a great deal of their life into their work so a little bit of sensitivity should be expected.