Does this sound natural?
"This book has piqued me. Now, I love reading."
If that doesn't work, why? What's the reason? Could you suggest another verb that works?
The definition I got from Merriam Webster: Learner's Dictionary.
1 chiefly US : to cause (curiosity or interest)
The package piqued [=sparked, aroused] my curiosity.
Brightly colored objects pique a baby's interest.