Wayfarer, by Eileen Troemel, is a science fiction novel in some ways, but is really more of a romance novel set on a sci-fi backdrop.
A virus created by the government is discharged before the testing was complete and it kills every adult in this world. Only children survived. Andy and her four friends travel to numerous places to accomplish something more than survive day-to-day basis. This is what Schism by Britt Holewinkski is all about.
Just when Azalea should feel that everything is before her—beautiful gowns, dashing suitors, balls filled with dancing—it’s taken away. All of it. And Azalea is trapped. The Keeper understands. He’s trapped, too, held for centuries within the walls of the palace. So he extends an invitation.