Urban Books LLC is the largest African American–owned publishing company in the country and a past recipient of the Blackboard Publisher of the Year award. Urban Books has published more than 2000 novels to date and has more than 60 New York Times bestselling titles to its credit. Urban Books has recently started a new production company division called Urban Books Media. This division has produced several films over the last year based on bestselling books penned by Urban Books CEO Carl Weber. The first film was The Man In 3B, based on the New York Times bestseller by the same name. They turned The Preacher’s Son and The Choir Director, two other New York Times bestsellers by Carl Weber, into films as well. Their upcoming film is No More Mr. Nice Guy, Weber’s first original screenplay which will also be released as a novel in 2016.